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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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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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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 - ... For example, when we have new hotels, if they use solar for their power, if they use organic materials, if they use biodegradable and even reuse water to cover the field and even the golf courses for watering the golf courses; when you say tourism development you also pertain to practices and management systems. An example is corporate social responsibility wherein hotels their management reaches out to the community to help them with regards to the environment, to have coastal cleanup, and do tree planting....   [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 - ... 231). Attractions like Glenwood Springs brought in a lot of tourists from both in state as well as out of state. National parks and monuments started to join the picture of the latest tourist attractions as well. The Rocky Mountain National Park started to bring in tourists the second it became available in 1920. Roads like the Fall River Road opened which allowed tourists to access the park and the top of the Continental Divide. It was estimated that 28,000 automobile passengers visited the park from out of state in 1920 (Abbott, Leonard, Noel, 2013, pp....   [tags: colorado, rocky mountains, denver]
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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 - ... An example of free movement of capital held in European union community in the year 2012 where Commission requested Greece to comply with EU rules on free movement of capital and the right of establishment. Greece and Deutsche telecom entered into a share buying agreement for 3.30% of the Hellenic telecommunication organization share and shareholders agreement. Competition of agreement Greece and Deutsche telecom each held 25% plus one of the Hellenic telecommunication organization shares. The National law approved this agreement....   [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 - ... Since the inventory will have to be purchased or leased in bulk, this will avoid having to deal with a traditional distribution channel (National, 2012). A common distribution problem with bicycle share programs is to move bikes from areas of high return, yet low demand to areas of low return, yet high demand. Because the business will require returns of the bicycles enforced with a deposit for the rentals and other incentives for tours this eliminates the common distribution problem faced by bicycle share programs (DeMaio, 2009, p....   [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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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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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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The Culture and Traditions of Bali - The island of Bali is literally a beautiful island situated under the equator in Indonesian Archipelago, and one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Asia. Bali exhibits itself in the strength of the local culture and its Hindu based religion The spirit of art creativity is always a part of Balinese daily life: the cultivation of the steeply-terraced rice field, traditional dance, gamelan music, painting, wood carving, and stone carving, as reader suggests: Bali is renowned for its diverse and sophisticated art forms, such as painting, sculpture, wood carving, stone carving, and performing arts (Tropical Sky....   [tags: Tourism ]
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The Effects of Globalization on the Tourism and Hospitality Industry - According to Chris Cooper (2005) tourism industry can be defined as a whole range of individuals, businesses, organisation and places which combine in some way to deliver a travel experience. A hospitality industry can be regarded as an industry which provides food, beverages and accommodation services....   [tags: Globalisation Essays]
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Child Sex Tourism Bill In Australia - Child Sex Tourism Bill in Australia On March 23rd 1994 the Child Sex Tourism bill was introduced into the House of Representatives. This act, which amended the Crimes Act of 1914, enabling the Australian government to prosecute Australian child sex offenders overseas. Before the introduction of this new legislation, if an offence was committed overseas and not punished whilst in the country, Australian law officials were powerless. The proposed changes in the law are to deal with the following issues: Firstly sexual offences committed by Australian Residents overseas, particularly in relation to acts of paedophilia committed within the major trouble spot, Asia....   [tags: Political Science] 1928 words
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Steveston Village and Deep Cove- Canadian Tourist Attractions - Nowadays, lower mainland tourist attractions are one of the most attractive tourist destinations for people to go travel. They always locate just beside the big cities, but you can get many special things you can’t get in the big cities, such as the natural environment, local building, fresh air and peaceful feeling. Many people like to relax in the lower mainland tourist attractions at weekend. Vancouver is a city full of good lower mainland tourist attractions. Steveston Village and Deep Cove are two of the most famous lower mainland tourist attractions in Vancouver....   [tags: Canada, tourism] 1062 words
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Determining the Importance of Tourism on the Settlement of Haworth - Determining the Importance of Tourism on the Settlement of Haworth Aim: To Determine the Importance of tourism on the settlement of Haworth. [IMAGE] Haworthis a small village not far from Bradfordin West Yorkshire. Situated above the WorthValleyamid the bleak Pennine moors, Haworthis internationally famous for its connection with the Bronte sisters. Haworthis one of the main attractions in Yorkshireand has been for some time. In the past 20 years it has attracted about one million visitors from Japan, the USA, Canadaand Europe....   [tags: Papers] 658 words
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Arizona Is Awe-Inspiring - Located in the southwestern United States, Arizona borders the states of Nevada and California to its west. It borders Utah to its north, and New Mexico to its west. This unique state has one of the largest populations of any landlocked state in the US and was the 48th state to join the country. Also, it was the last state in the continental United States to achieve statehood, on February 14, 1912. With its vast deserts and soaring mountains, Arizona was long a sparsely populated state that required anyone living or visiting the state to be the hardiest of souls....   [tags: Tourism]
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Tourism in an LEDC Is Likely To Generate As Many Costs as Benefits - Tourism in an LEDC Is Likely To Generate As Many Costs as Benefits Tourists flock to destinations for two main reasons, to see either primary or secondary resources. Primary resources are sites and places that where not built for the sole use of tourism, this also includes natural features such as beaches and places of outstanding natural beauty. Secondary resources are any features that pull tourists into a country and where built with that aim, for instance theme parks and attractions (these are more common in Developed Countries due to the large capital required to build them)....   [tags: Papers] 1862 words
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Come Experience Heart-Warming Hospitality in Mississippi - Stretching from the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the south to the gently rolling foothills of the Ozarks and Appalachians in the north, Mississippi welcomes visitors with its hospitality to come and enjoy a spectacular vacation experience. With a fascinating history, unique culture, and friendly people, Mississippi is a state that visitors are sure to find positively breathtaking. Whether you are visiting to see the state's natural beauty, its cultural attractions, or its unique historical sights, you are sure to find something of interest no matter where you go in Mississippi....   [tags: Tourism]
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Top 5 Most Famous Landmarks of Singapore - Most globetrotters would agree that Singapore is one of the best Asian countries especially when it comes to tourist destinations. To complete your Singapore getaway, peak into our list of Singapore's most famous landmarks. Singapore is a first world country thus placing itself as the fourth wealthiest country in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita, according to Wikipedia. Likewise, Singapore also ranks as having the best quality of life in Asia. Yup, isn't a total wow?. But wait till you arrive in their blessed land and be awed personally....   [tags: Travel] 845 words
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The Impact of Tourism on North York Moors National Park - The Impact of Tourism on North York Moors National Park In this study I will investigate the impact of tourism on two honeypot sites in the North York Moors National Park. I will also investigate whether or not tourism in the area is sustainable. Background Information National Parks are areas of beautiful and relatively wild countryside. In 1949 ten national parks were set up by an act of parliament. They were chosen because of their beauty and popularity. There are currently 12 National Parks in England and Wales....   [tags: Papers] 1876 words
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Global Business: London as a Touristic Destination SWOT Analysis - ... Moreover London is a hub of international business commodity which attracts a large number of business tourists, central business district (CBD) includes Canary Wharf which is the home of the renowned business names such as JP Morgan, Barclay's and is the capital core of London business activities. In recent years, it is not only known for its international finance but is popular for leisure activities, West end shopping mall,West field and so on. Positioning of the brands is also vital and differentiates the characteristics of each brand and product, hence positioning is defined as to creating and establishing a clear space for the product in the market and adding different attributes t...   [tags: tourism industry, product, brand]
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How Hong Kong Can Attract the Russia Market - ... 23% are Cosmetics and Skin Care or Perfume especially Cosmetics and Skin Care. These all statistics proved Russian visitors are willing to spend money to shopping and having great potential to improve the economic development. 3. Attributes of Hong Kong attract Russia In this section, the reasons of why Hong Kong can attract Russian market in different attributes such as accommodation, Dinning, entertainment, shopping, tourist attraction will be discussed. 3.1 Accommodation According to Russia Market & Trade Profile (2010), Russians who are under 50 years old (around 85% of visitor) are very status oriented and they are willing to pay for expensive services, but expect high...   [tags: tourists, tourism industry, marketing]
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Brief History of Tour Guide - Guiding is one of the oldest professions of the Western world. The evolution of tour guides and the guiding history was divided by Pond (1993) into four periods. There are plenty of specific references in the annals of history, from the Roman Empire to the Middle Age, throughout the renaissance and into the Modern Age. Tourism saw the first major development during the era of the great empires. (3000 B.C. to A.D.500) During this period travelling is dangerous and time consuming. The ancient Persians, Assyrians and Egyptians pursue to travel through land and water....   [tags: Tourism, oldest profession]
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Causes, Impacts, and Potential Solutions of Invasive Species - ... Invasive species disrupt the original food chain of the local ecosystem. They may offer little or no food value to native wildlife, while in the meantime, replacing the original food source for predators. Given that most invasive species face no predator in the intruded ecosystem, they always mushroom in number. They take over natural habitat of native wildlife and thus significantly decreased the biodiversity of local species. For instance, kudzu, a serious invasive plant in southern United States, has been spreading at the rate of 150,000 acres annually in the South....   [tags: lake trout, tourism, ecosystem]
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A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee - A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee The Bristol Caverns are over 200,000,000 years old and were used as a secret way of travel for the Cherokee Indians (http://www.tenntrips.com). Being located in Bristol, Tennessee, the caverns are a part of the Appalachian Mountain Region. The Bristol Caverns are underground and considered a historical monument. During your visit to the caverns you can learn about history, while getting your exercise, at an affordable price. The Bristol Caverns are open all year around, except for on holidays, and the time that you are able to visit is subject to change during different seasons....   [tags: Tourism] 667 words
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Team Management and Hard Work - ... At the same time he also thinks that Cameron Highlands is too far from Kuala Lumpur. Therefore, he came out with his plan building a mountain resort near to Kuala Lumpur will increase the business potential. To make his dream real, he found ‘Gunung Ulu Kali at Genting Sempah as an ideal place for his plan. He goes through several steps before build Genting Resort. First, he and 20 people from his Genting Group organization took a trip and traveled to Genting Highland. They stay and research the mountain for 9 days and 9 nights to collect a wealth of data on the topography, drainage, soil conditions and other relevant aspects of the region to draw the plan for develop the resort....   [tags: Genting Berhad, tourism, malaysia]
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Tourism in Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina: Helping the Economy or Putting Strain on Residents and the Environment? - There has been intense controversy in regards to Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina’s strong dependence on tourism as a means to help stimulate their economies. On an economic standpoint, there has been substantial support in regards to the benefits tourism has had in helping to sustain economic revenue in both areas (Blair, 2010; Frampton, 2010; Smith, 2010). Environmentalists, however, are becoming concerned about the posed environmental effects caused by the increase in tourism to Hawai‘i, while those of whom call Charleston home feel as if they are being plagued by an overrun of tourists to the area (Bly, 2010; Conrow, 21)....   [tags: Economics ]
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Preserve Hawaii's Charm - When one asks about Hawaii, what is the first thing that comes to mind. The term paradise plays a great role in describing the state of Hawaii; in addition, many are captured by its promising beauty and various attractions. The state of Hawaii is made up of eight major islands and they are Hawaii Island, O’ahu, Maui, Kaua’i, Moloka’i, Lana’i, Ni’ihau, and Kaho’olawe. The amount of visitors the state received in the year of 2007 sum up to 7,627,819, showing an increase at time goes by (2007 Annual Visitor Research Report)....   [tags: Travel]
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The Diversity of Louisiana Welcomes Visitors - A land full of weeping willows, saucy jazz music, and a blend of cultures welcomes the visitor to Louisiana. As a state that was originally settled by the French and Spanish, Louisiana is one of the most diverse states in the United States. With a well deserved reputation for great food and great music, a vacation to Louisiana will be one that travelers will remember for decades to come. Louisiana's Historical Attractions One of the state's finest attractions that history lovers will enjoy is the Louisiana State Museum in Shreveport....   [tags: Travel, Culture]
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Knowing Macau with Butler's Life Cycle Model - Knowing Macau with Butler's Life Cycle Model The following literature is suggesting that how a tourist destination can be analyzed with the help of Butler's Tourism Life Cycle Model. Butler (1980) introduced the concept of the model which clarifies and extends earlier work by, for example, Cristaller (1963), Noronha (1976) and Stansfield (1978). In doing so, Butler clearly links the development cycle of tourism destinations to that of products in the product life cycle model. This is one the best used management framework to know the evolution in a tourism destination as described by Baum (1998), the original Butler's model included: • Recognition of dynamism within the tourism environment...   [tags: Tourism Industry Macau Life Cycle Model Butler] 1686 words
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Security Summary and Travel Recommendation: - The Nigerian city of Lagos has a high threat of crime. Limited manpower, a lack of vehicles and widespread corruption have crippled local law enforcement. As a result, travel in Lagos requires vigilance and diligent consideration of security measures. As it is a large urban area, travelers should take the same precautions they would in any other major metropolitan area. In addition, adhere to the following risk mitigation strategies to be able to safely conduct business. Rely on transportation provided by local contacts....   [tags: Travel Security] 1716 words
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