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The Impact of Tourist on Local people in Chiang Rai - Tourism is the most interesting and growing faster and faster in service industry in the world. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism in 2005 changed to be the 2nd largest industry, accounted for 3.8 percent of global Gross Domestic Product - GDP (Rosli & Azhar, 2007). From it growth, there are a lot of impact that came from tourism affect many countries. In Chiang Rai, Thailand, the province where located in the northern Thailand and near by the border of neighbor country that have a lot of tourist come in every season....   [tags: tourism, chiang rai, thailand]
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Tourism Industry: The Largest Economic Activity in The World - Introduction According to the World Trade Organization, tourism is the largest economic activity in the world. This industry is a key driver of economic progress in many countries in the world and its role in economic development can be expected to increase even though the sector continues to experience expansion. One subset of tourism patterns that has gained prominence over the past few decades is sports tourism. The number of sporting events taking place all over the world has increased and many people travel to foreign destinations either to participate in or observe and attend the events....   [tags: economic progress, most visited regions]
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Journal Review of Tourism Management - Journal Review of Tourism Management Editors and their Backgrounds Tourism Management: Editor: Chris Ryan, Department of tourism Management, University of Waikato, Management School, New Zealand Associate Editor: Stephen Page, Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley Chair in Tourism, Department of Marketing, University of Stirling, Scotland North American Editor: Alastair Morri...   [tags: Article Magazine Review Analysis] 1469 words
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The Scale of the UKTravel and Tourism Industry - The Scale of the UKTravel and Tourism Industry 1. Value of Travel and Tourism to the UKeconomy. · Travel and tourism is a major industry in this country and is at the top of the league of invisible earners of foreign currency.Tourism is one of the largest industries in the UK, worth approximately £75.9 billion. · GDP is defined as the total value of all goods and services produced within that territory during a specified period (most commonly, per year). A common equation for GDP is: GDP = consumption + investment + government expenditures + exports - imports....   [tags: Papers] 2020 words
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The Impact of International Tourism on Global Environmental Change - Introduction International tourism can now be recognised as one of the biggest contributing sectors for many countries’ GDP. Moreover, it has transformed them in many aspects such as economic, socio-culture, and environment. International tourism involves activity of inbound and outbound tourist of a country and resident or non-resident visitors within the country (World Tourism Organisation 2014). The World Tourism Organisation has predicted the growth of tourism activities to increase by an average 3.3% up to the year 2030....   [tags: climate change, exploitation, damage]
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Ecotourism, Tourism, and Development in Mexico - Ecotourism, Tourism, and Development in Mexico “The issue of growth in the travel industry - how much, how fast, what kind - is crucial to the future of communities, local lifestyles and cultures, and the natural environment. There are a variety of instabilities and inequities associated with the expansion of tourism. If the social costs of infinite growth (human consequences of ecological pollution, centralized concentration of power, inequitable income distribution) are as high as they appear to be, our current social systems cannot support such growth indefinitely....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2767 words
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The University of the Philippines – Diliman: Bachelor of Science in Tourism - Introduction The University of the Philippines – Diliman is the first university in Asia to offer a four-year baccalaureate course leading to a degree in Bachelor of Science in Tourism. Graduates of the course are expected to provide leadership and manpower for the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. Work choices for a UP Asian Institute of Tourism (UP AIT) graduate includes (but is not limited to) any of the following: tourism promotions, hotel management, transportation / tour / travel operations, research and other tourism – oriented undertakings....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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The Jet Engine and Leisure Air Travel - The Jet Engine and Leisure Air Travel Air transport for European tourists got off to a shaky start in the late 1920s.But it was to be thirty years before leisure air travel was to appeal to anyone but the rich and adventurous. High cost, fear of flying and the absence of toilets in early airliners (an unfortunate combination) were the main deterrents; the unpressurized aircraft of the inter-war years were noisy, slow and not especially comfortable despite the efforts of some airlines to make aircraft cabins resemble the first-class state- rooms of an ocean liner....   [tags: essays research papers] 5675 words
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The Services in the Tourism Industry - The Services in the Tourism Industry The effect that recent and current developments have had on the amount of products and services, provided by each organistion within different sectors has been affected in both, a positive and negative way. The development of new aircraft such as the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A380 has had a big effect on the airline sector. When the Airbus A380 is introduced into service in 2006 by many airlines, it will have a big impact on the way passengers travel....   [tags: Papers] 716 words
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Tourism - Tourism In truth, the attributes of tourism have changed rapidly during the twentieth century. Today, it is virtually impossible even to avoid the effect that the tourism industry has on the world. On the following lines I shall in an explaining voice treat the subject of tourism and I wager you'll find it rather interesting. First and for most; Why do we become tourists. What is this incredible force which drives us to leave the safe shelter of our homes to travel to places some times thousands of miles from our native lands....   [tags: essays papers] 596 words
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Tourism - In the more economically developed countries (MEDCs), synonymous mainly with the industrialised countries of the northern hemisphere there, has been an explosion in the growth of leisure and tourism industry, which is now believed to be the worlds second largest industry in terms of money generated. In order to differentiate between leisure and tourism it should be recognised that leisure often involves activities enjoyed during an individual’s free time, whereas tourism commonly refers to organised touring undertaken on a commercial basis....   [tags: essays research papers] 2833 words
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Gorontalo Mystical Rituals: Hidden Tourism Potential To be Revealed - It is merely known that Gorontalo is full of its diversity of culture. The variety of culture comes from the diversity of its tribes and local wisdom. Most of Gorontalese still has deep conviction of this culture value, and they still apply the culture in their daily life. One of the evidence is the existence of mystical culture in Gorontalo. In Gorontalo, mystical culture is implemented in traditions, beliefs and dances. Those things are important assets that needs to be preserved and maintained by the next generations of Gorontalo natives....   [tags: tribes, religion, culture]
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Tourism - Currently, ecotourism is rapidly becoming one of the world’s largest industries. According to the World Trade Organization, 600 million people traveled to see “environmental areas” in 2000, spending more than 500 billion U.S. dollars. This makes ecotourism one of the world’s number one earners, ahead of automotive products, chemicals, petroleum, even food . But, what exactly is ecotourism. Ecotourism happens to be a special branch of tourism. The Conservation International defines it best saying it is “responsible travel that promotes the conservation of nature and sustains the well being of local people .” There has been dramatic growth of participation in outdoor recreation an...   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Analysis Pact for a Travel Website - ... Users will likely have different levels of computer knowledge / knowledge of different languages ​​, and different cognitive skills and physical fitness. Computer literacy / knowledge Users visit our website may be elementary, intermediate or expert , and therefore , the site to satisfy all users basic . Because the site is focused on Edinburgh , will be our website only when people are thinking of a visit to Edinburgh . Thus, it is likely that even those who know how to read and write from computer users are very / Internet may still be a novice when visiting our website ....   [tags: analysis, design, website] 933 words
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Tourism in Kenya - Kenya is located in Eastern Africa, it borders the Indian Ocean, which is between Somalia and Tanzania. Almost 32 million people reside in Kenya, Africa. The official language spoken by Kenyans is English. More languages are spoken here but those languages are those of people who have migrated from other countries. Kenya is Africa’s most popular destination when it comes to wildlife. Kenya’s capital is Nairobi which is the country’s economic powerhouse. Most people never really took the time to study Kenya but it’s one of the most beautiful countries....   [tags: Africa, safari, culture]
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Sex Tourism - Sex Tourism Introduction Sex Tourism is increasingly spread from one country to the next, especially in developing countries, because the Tourism is one of the big parts revenue for many countries in the word today. This kind of industry has become well-known to the travelers based not by advertising and promotional campaigns, but word-of-mouth that boots-up the demand for tourism destinations. The Sex Tourism becomes the major issue that the world leaders have to step-in in order to prevent its global spread....   [tags: Prostitution] 2016 words
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PEST Analysis for a Company in the Tourism Industry - PEST Analysis for a Company in the Tourism Industry The Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that in 2004 Travel and tourism is expected to generate * US$ 5,490.4 billion of economic activity * 10.4% of total GDP * 214,697,000 jobs or 8.1% of total employment * 12.2% of total exports [1] My task is to conduct a PEST analysis for a company within the Tourism industry. Within the tourism industry, I have to select one area of interest like transportation, accommodation and transportation etc....   [tags: Papers] 2083 words
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The World Bank, Tourism, and Sex Work - The World Bank, Tourism, and Sex Work "...International Travel, Tours and Vacations to the Philippine Islands, Services and Assistance to Single Individuals Seeking a Romantic Relationship plus Assistance with U.S. Immigration Visa Requirements...." (M-H Travel, 1). This sex tour is just one example of the direct links of tourism associated with sex work in Asia. While specifically analyzing the implications of tourism on prostitution/sex work supported by organizations such as the World Bank, which is profit seeking and economically focused, Thailand and the Philippines seem to be two very affected nations struggling with the issue....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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TOURISM'S THREE MAIN IMPACT AREAS - TOURISM'S THREE MAIN IMPACT AREAS ================================= * Three main impact areas: natural resources, pollution, physical impacts * Environmental impacts at the global level * Other industry impacts on tourism * How tourism can contribute to environmental conservation Negative impacts from tourism occur when the level of visitor use is greater than the environment's ability to cope with this use within the acceptable limits of change. Uncontrolled conventional tourism poses potential threats to many natural areas around the world....   [tags: Papers] 5232 words
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Impact of Tourism Industry to the Environment - The government has clearly made efforts with regards to sustaining our country’s natural reserve. Through the policies they’ve implemented to every region in the Philippines, the sustainability of the environment in a certain place can be easily achieved. Our country's wildlife and natural reserve is now experiencing threats because of the ever growing population of our country. It is also threatened because of the continuous hunting of the said animals whether for commercial or for subsistence use and exploitation of the resources which the environment has....   [tags: Philippines, natural reserve, ecosystem]
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Traveling in the Amazon - INTRODUCTION Traveling in the Amazon is the dream of millions of people from around the world, and the book you hold in your hands will help you accomplish the easier, happier and more affordable trip than you had taken in your life. Obviously, there are still many people when referring to the Amazons; they immediately relate it with nightmares and wild adventure full of adrenaline with piranhas, anacondas and other species unknown to us. However, modern advances on technology have brought the Amazons closer to you, and the days connecting the Amazons trips to horror movies were left behind....   [tags: Travel] 2372 words
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Guidelines for Recovering Thailand’s Tourism Image After Political Crisis - 6. Scope of the Study This research is a study of the diverse strategic plan to recover Thailand’s tourism image that will ensure the come back and the repeat travel for first time international travelers. The illustration is to reduce the negative image after the unrest and welcome back the tourists by increasing the confidence and positive image of the country. The study will cover topics as follows:  Scope of Areas This research will carry out the survey of the current Thailand tourism image among the international travelers during travel in Bangkok after the political unrest....   [tags: International Politics ]
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The Environmental Impact of Skiing and Tourism - It is extremely easy to forget the impact imposed by skiing on the mountain environments. Most people believe the only effect that they have on the environment within mountain regions are the tracks in the snow left by their skis. However, there is strong evidence that skiing has both a social and more noticeably, environmental impacts that influence the natural environment. Some experts of the Alpine region suggest that tourists directly affect over half of the Alps entire surface area. It can therefore be stated that the Alps are now one of the most threatened mountain ecosystems on Earth....   [tags: Environmental Issues]
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Travelers and Tourism in Colorado - Colorado is such a beautiful state. It brings in a lot of outsiders but not only for its beauty, but for its history as well. Travelers and tourists have been visiting Colorado since before the 19th century. However, during the 19th century, the development of Colorado boomed greatly because of its iconic people and the fact that so many travelers and tourists enjoyed seeing Colorado. The people contributed to making Colorado history more appealing to tourists so the state really emerged. Tourism has led Colorado to great lengths and still to this day, Colorado brings in many travelers and tourists....   [tags: colorado, rocky mountains, denver]
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Sex Tourism in Thailand - This essay will explore sex tourism in Thailand. Thailand has an orphanage with 300 children under the age of 5. Almost 80% of the children are HIV positive. Who are these children. Where did they come from. Where are their mothers. These children are the result of sex tourism in Thailand. While sex tourism exists throughout Thailand, I have chosen to look at Pattaya, Thailand for this project. Pattaya is a beach resort renowned for its sex tourism. Sex tourism includes men, women and children and can lead to human trafficking and sex slavery....   [tags: Human Trafficking, Sex Slavery]
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Benefits of Medical Tourism - Medical tourism, or the process of leaving a home location for health care treatment in other locations broad is becoming an emerging trend. Outbound medical tourism is most likely going to grow at a fast rate within the next few years. With health care costs rising exponentially, this concept is important to explore as consumers are becoming more open to the idea of traveling to seek care that is less expensive, safe, and effective. Most patients are going to become more interested in having treatment abroad if the quality is savings are possible and quality is close to the type of treatment available in the United States....   [tags: Health Care Cost, Revised Legislation]
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Tourism in Greece, Italy, and Turkey - Tourism in Greece, Italy, and Turkey The fall in the costs of traveling over the past few decades has taken tourism out of the sole domain of the rich and extended it to the middle class. Consequently, the world tourism market has exploded, providing countries with a new source of jobs and income. In this paper I will examine the tourism industries in Greece, Italy, and Turkey in the context of both the European and worldwide tourism markets. Several questions will be addressed. How many tourists come to these countries annually....   [tags: Tourist Vacations Papers]
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Tourism and the Environment - Tourism and the Environment Mass Tourism and discriminating tourists, who are only pre-occupied with the "big five" mentality have in the past years contributed to the degradation of the environment and harassment of wildlife. Thanks to the Eco-tourism concept which has been championed by the tourist destinations globally with a view to changing the big "five" mammal mentality and developing other environmentally friendly types of tourism. Eco- tourism is thus an important concept in tourism development....   [tags: Papers] 3905 words
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The Rise in Tourism - The Rise in Tourism The rise in tourism has occurred for many reasons.My first example is; over the past few years an increasing amount of people in More Economically Developed Countries (MED C'S) have much more time and money to spend. Because of this, more people in MED C'S can spend more time and money going on holiday. My second example is that transport has been made much more comfortable, cheaper and quicker to use which has made more people persuaded to travel, because lots of places in the world can now be reached easily....   [tags: Papers] 543 words
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Medical Tourism - Background Recently, there has been a large number of Americans flying to India for medical procedures. The practice of traveling abroad to receive both elective and non-elective medical procedures is called medical tourism (Steklof 722). The number of Americans who traveled overseas to receive medical treatment increased from 500,000 in 2005 to 750,000 in 2007 (Steklof 724). Many of these medical tourists are choosing to travel abroad due to rising healthcare costs and the difficulty to retrieve healthcare in a timely manner in his the United States (Maeghani 18)....   [tags: Medicine]
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Economic Analysis of the Tourism Industry in Hong Kong - Economic Analysis of the Tourism Industry in Hong Kong Executive Summary Tourism is a crucial industry for Hong Kong. The Government has worked together with industry players to enable Hong Kong to preserve its competitive edge as one of the most popular tourist destinations and venue for hosting international conferences. This includes developing multi-faceted tourist attractions, relaxing of controls over entry of visitors and upgrading service quality and standards in Hong Kong....   [tags: Papers] 5991 words
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Impact of Free Movement of People and Service in the European Union on Tourist - Tourism is playing an important role in the economy of a country as well as now, these days it is growing in European countries and increasing the economy of European economy and world economy. As a result the living standard of people rise, an increasing proportion of income is spent on leisure travel and other elements of tourism. At the same time, tourism promotes employment and new sources of income. Article 6 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) stipulates that tourism falls within the EU’s powers to support the Member States....   [tags: tourism industry, eurpoean tourists, rome treaty]
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Tourism is of major economic and social significance - Tourism is of major economic and social significance. More than 720 million tourists spend $480 billion annually in places outside their own country (WTO, 2004). This is one of the largest items in the world’s foreign trade. The significance of tourism has been recognized in both developing and developed countries. This can be seen in the establishment of sophisticated and well resourced government departments of tourism , widespread encouragement and sponsorship of tourism developments, and the proliferation of small business and multinational corporations contributing to and deriving benefits from the tourism industry....   [tags: Person–environment relationships ] 1047 words
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Pros and Cons of Film Induced Tourism - Introduction: Film induced tourism has grown in every aspect around the globe whether its because of the curiosity of the people to indulge in this kind of tourism or just being a part of the artificial world. Then it comes to define film tourism many authors have different views, according to Hudson and Ritch (2006a), it is describe as people visiting places which are directly influenced by films to see the landscapes, building, places as it was shown on TV, advertisement or in cinema screen. In addition to the meaning above for film induced tourism, Riley & Van Doren, (1992) further added that people visiting these places may be overwhelm with the romantic gaze of the place, and feel emoti...   [tags: film, cinema]
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Investigating Factors that Affect Tourism Flows on a General Basis - Investigating Factors that Affect Tourism Flows on a General Basis There are a number of factors, which affect the amount of tourists visiting a country either for a holiday or as a business trip. These factors can be to a tourist's advantage but the majority of the time they will put the tourist off travelling to a destination. Each of these factors can either be Political, Physical, Economic or Cultural. Physical may be one of the most common factors that would affect the tourism flows to a destination....   [tags: Papers] 2892 words
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Service Quality in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry - There are so many research studies that have been conducted relating to service quality and customer satisfaction as this topic has been the centre of attraction in the service industries. Both these words play an important role in determining the competitiveness and the survival of an organisation in the tourism or the hospitality industry. The following chapter commences with a brief look at the tourism industry, followed by the definition and explanation of service quality. This chapter also tries to provide the link between customer perceptions, expectations and satisfaction....   [tags: SERVQUAL]
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The tourism industry - Tourism is a major economic and social significant that has been recognized in both developed and developing countries. Tourism is the temporary movement of people to destinations outside their normal places of work and residence. The activities undertaken during their stay in these destinations by facilities are meant to cater the needs of the consumer. The act of traveling for pleasure is a luxury. Until recently only a restricted few had the time and money to travel. Increasing leisure, higher incomes and greatly enhanced mobility have combined to enable more people to partake in travel....   [tags: essays research papers] 672 words
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Tourism in Conway - Tourism in Conway [IMAGE][IMAGE]The aim of this paper is to answer three questions: How important is tourism in Conway, what problems and benefits does it bring to Conway, and how can tourism be best managed in the future. To answer these questions, we travelled to North Wales and visited Conway town. I constructed a plan of action, questionnaire, made photographs and sketches and collected leaflets to help me approach the questions. CONWAY ------ [IMAGE][IMAGE]Conway is a small town situated just off the border of Snowdonia national park and therefore surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the United Kingdom....   [tags: Papers] 5473 words
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Cuba and Tourism - Cuba and Tourism Ernest Hemingway was no tourist, but his attraction to Cuba was much like that of the rest of America. The beautiful beaches and tropical climate helped him write novels, but he also loved the daiquiris at the Floridita, the fishing, and the adventurous bootleggers from Florida. Cuba has its beautiful beaches and fish-filled waters, but part of the attraction as well has historically been the plentiful rum and the "anything goes" atmosphere. The casinos and nightclubs frequented by tourists bring with them an unsavory element in the form of organized crime and prostitution....   [tags: Latin America]
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My Travel Marketing Strategy - Introduction There are many elements to developing a marketing strategy. However, each element of a marketing strategy should in essence add customer value to the products or services being offered. Indeed the main purpose of marketing management is to bridge the gap between the multiple divisions of an organization and the internal and external business environment. The marketing management is accountable for various activities such as product development, promotion, pricing and distribution decisions, as well as market segmentation and marketing research (Briggs, 2001)....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1971 words
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Social marketing: building brand value and influence in the UK tourism industry to sustain brand consumption in the current economic recession - Social marketing: building brand value and influence in the UK tourism industry to sustain brand consumption in the current economic recession 1.0 Chapter one: introduction 1.1 Background The current economic recession that began in June 2008 and intensified in 2009 had an effect of decreasing international tourism which was also augmented by outbreak of AH1N1 flu virus in 2009 which resulted into restriction of international travel. The tourism sector suffered economic downturn due to decrease in international tourism receipts hence decreased opportunities for sustained employment....   [tags: Marketing] 943 words
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The Bicycle Tours Industry - There are two industries that the business falls under: bicycle tours and bicycle rentals. Both industries fall under larger categories for NAICS code classification. Bicycle tours are classified as 561520.05 under the larger category of tour operators, 561520 (North…Tours, 2013) (Bizminer…Tours, 2013). Bicycle rentals are classified as 532292.02 under recreational goods rental, 532292 (North…Recreational, 2013) (Bizminer…Rentals, 2013). Size and Growth Rate of Industry Bicycle tourism is a small, yet growing industry in the United Sates....   [tags: tourism, market potencial, globalization]
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Environmental Impact of Tourism on Antarctica - Environmental Impact of Tourism on Antarctica This essay discusses the environmental impact of tourism on Antarctica. The subheading Description will give an overview of the continent, highlight the unique landscape, weather patterns and research stations making up some of the tourist attractions of this continent. The subheading Tourism in Antarctica gives an account of the type of tourist Antarctica attracts and their primary motive identifying scientific research staff as tourists as well as highlighting the current trends and growth towards ecotourism....   [tags: Papers] 3594 words
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Tourism Effects on Machu Picchu - High in the Andean mountain range, nestled on a ridge between two mountains high above the valley floor below sits the amazing city and archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is about 1400 kilometers south of the Equator on the eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes. The site lies near the head waters of the Amazon River and is on the ridge between two prominent mountain peaks – Machu Picchu and Hauyna Picchu – about 500 meters above the valley bottom (Wright and Kenneth, 2-3). Machu Picchu, believed to be the royal estate of the Inca ruler Pachacuti, is the most well-known of all the Inca archaeological sites....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head - The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head Introduction ============ Hengistbury Head is a headland situated in Dorset, owned by Bournemouth Borough Council and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. Hengistbury Head is a popular recreational area managing more than one million visitors a year. The honeypot site is an Ancient Monument, a site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve. It’s popularity has meant a deterioration in the quality of the environment because of damage visitors have caused and disturbance to the wildlife habitats....   [tags: Papers] 1282 words
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The Effects of Tourism on MEDC - The Effects of Tourism on MEDC Tourism has changed dramatically in recent years, due to the improvements in technology of transport which have gotten faster and more efficient, allowing people to even travel hundreds of miles abroad which before the invention of the plane would have been only for those in the army, explorers or the unbelievably wealthy whereas today flights on planes can be bought very cheaply and people have a greater amount of free time which can be spent on holiday because of paid holiday leave, earlier retirement, increases in awareness of other cultures and countries through the media which often have a more reliable climate than of local...   [tags: Papers] 594 words
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Impacts of Tourism in Swanage - Impacts of Tourism in Swanage Tourism has the potential to create impacts on the environment and communities that it relies on to accommodate visitors. Its impacts are mitigated by the long history of tourism activity. Communities have become used to tourism activity, and management measures to limit some areas of environmental damage have been implemented. Nevertheless, some impacts are far ranging, and they are set out below: * Inappropriate Development An increase in visitors can lead to pressure for new developments to serve and capitilise on their needs, eg....   [tags: Papers] 499 words
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Tourism and Multiplier Effect - Tourism and Multiplier Effect The term multiplier effect refers to the resulting effect of a service or amenity creating further wealth or positive effects in an area. For example, tourism in an area will create jobs in an area, therefore the employees of the tourism industry will have some extra money to spend on other services, and therefore improving these other services in that area, allowing further employment in the area. (ii) Explain with examples how tourism can lead to a variety of employment types, at the point of origin or destination....   [tags: Papers] 1242 words
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United Arab Emirates: How Tourism Shaped Dubai - Although the Middle East is not typically thought of as a tourist destination, globalization has allowed the United Arab Emirates to grow and prosper as a developing tourist hot spot. One city comes to mind when thinking about the United Arab Emirates, Dubai. The discovery of oil in this emirate allowed for massive infrastructure projects and transportation improvements to attract foreign investors and visitors. This paper examines how the oil-rich city of Dubai is impacted by developing tourism....   [tags: Middle East, globalization, oil, economy, growth]
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The Spanish Tourism Industry - The Spanish Tourism Industry Spain has long been the European centre for package tourism. Miles of beautiful sandy beaches along with crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean attracted tourists from the 1950's onwards. Little fishing villages have grown to be massive concrete disasters filled to the brim with linear 1970's hotels along the sea. This steady progression from idyllic white walls with clay roofs to cabaret evenings and Tourist "tack" has taken 56 years but has it finally reached it pinnacle....   [tags: Papers] 570 words
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Culture: The West's Biggest Export? - Culture The West's Biggest Export. I spent a month over the summer of 2002 trekking in Borneo with a team of 15 other boys from my school. This was the first time that I had traveled outside England, my home, to a destination that was not geared towards hosting tourists. The expedition provided me with a very interesting perspective on the march of developed culture across the globe. The tourism industry is simply one example of this expansion, but it is an interesting example because it is the industry that takes the public to these “exotic” lands....   [tags: Tourism Tourist Papers] 1731 words
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Tourism's Effect on Areas - Tourism's Effect on Areas National parks attract thousands of tourists every year. In this essay I am going to explore two of many conflicts that occur in the Lake District due to tourism. The first is the problem of local shops in a village or town that are affected due to the increasing rise in tourism. The second is the problems caused by the large amount of cars wanting to access popular areas. Over the years as the numbers of tourists in the Lake district have increased, there is a great demand to supply tourists with the correct services....   [tags: Free Example Essays] 416 words
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Urban Tourism - Why are cities like Singapore an important issue to study within the tourism context. Studying Singapore as a Urban Tourist destination Introduction: Urbanization is a global process, described by Johnston (1981:363) as a ‘process by which: first, an increasing proportion of an area’s population become concentrated in its statistically defined urban spaces’. (Hall, 2003: 1) From the past we can see that a number of towns and cities have evolved as important locations for tourism activity. During the renaissance period, a number of educational institutions, health spas and religious centers in Europe attracted a large number of people to urban destinations....   [tags: essays research papers]
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