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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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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 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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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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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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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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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'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: Papers] 416 words
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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 holiday destinations....   [tags: Papers] 594 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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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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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: Globalization Cause Effect Economy ]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Denali National Park - National Parks have awed tourists and even locals for years. They provide an escape from the ordinary and relief from the everyday stress of society. National Parks provide insight into a simpler time where our ancestors were surrounded by the beauty of nature instead of the concrete jungles of modern day metropolitan areas. Few of these wonderful parks provide the same seclusion as Denali National Park in Alaska. It’s sights and sounds have fascinated many and will continue to provide a great escape from everyday life....   [tags: Tourism ]
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Exploring Phuket - FEATURE Go for a walk around Phuket. Phuket is well known as a Pearl of Andaman because of its beautiful beach and many tourist places such as Patong Beach, Kata Beach, Karon Beach and Lam Promathep. Actually there are additional factors such as its culture, architect, historic and much more that is enough to make this city became a paradise. City of Tin. In the past, Phuket was the resource of tin exported to many countries in Ayutthaya. The tin industry was the most prosperous reign of King Rama 3 that was an important role in economic growth the trade along with Chinese and Westerner....   [tags: Travel ] 896 words
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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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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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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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Ecotourism in South American Countries - Ecotourism in South American Countries Synopsis: We are living in a world that tends to put developed nations against indigenous peoples. Foreign developers seeking cheap labor and natural resources on untouched lands are exploiting cultures that have survived for centuries on their own. South America is a continent that possesses rich indigenous culture that is still relatively untouched by outsiders. Americans have the ability to preserve that heritage through organized efforts to encourage certain types of visitors to indigenous areas to create an economy that will take the place of potential mining, logging, and ranching enterprises....   [tags: Economy Tourism Essays]
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Rucksack Rendezvous - Rucksack Rendezvous Introduction "Deep in the jungle where the mighty tiger lie, Bill and his elephants were taken by surprise." -The Beatles For many people this is the image that is conjured up when one speaks of third world travel and many times it is this way because of lack of knowledge or lack of resources about the country in question. It is also possible that the person may not have had the chance to study the country and therefore does not clearly understand what goes on there....   [tags: Traveling Travel World Vacation Essays]
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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 — at the time of its inception, constant change was not as widely recognized in tourism as it is today; • A focus on a common process of development within tourism destinations, permitting description and modeling....   [tags: Tourism Industry Macau Life Cycle Model Butler] 1686 words
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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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The Effect Of Tourism On Regional Spain - An analysis of the effect tourism has had on regional Spain. Spain’s tourism industry has experienced exceptional growth since the first visitors arrived at San Sebastian in the early 1900’s (Barke et al. 1996). In the 1960’s, following their European counterparts, Spain launched a major promotional campaign attracting international visitors. This initiated the tourism boom; a period of intense structural and economic growth during which tourist arrivals grew by 16.5 million between 1973 and 1987 (Solsten and Menditz, 1988) and created an industry that today accounts for ‘11% of Spain’s GDP’ (OECD Publishing, 2008:198)....   [tags: Tourism] 802 words
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Impacts of Tourism in Vancouver - Tourism is an endeavour sought by an individual or a party of individuals, which leads to a movement from one place to another with the idealism of a specific task, to visit a place or several places with the primary purpose of achieving entertainment and increasing knowledge of countries, cultures, and their history. The expression ‘largest industry in the world’ is universally used with mention to tourism, ensuring its recognition as the largest generator of wealth (over 11.7% of the global gross domestic product) and employment (7% of the world’s jobs); this shows that tourism is indeed an important industry that depends on culture and legacy.(Budeanu, 2002) Vancouver is feasibly one of the most prevalent tourist destinations in Canada due to many factors, from white-capped mountains to high-energy entertainment, and by recalling the most recent major event that occurred in Vancouver, the Olympics; it is evident that this city unquestionably has something for everyone....   [tags: Tourism]
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Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites as Tourism - In discussing the viewpoint that pilgrimage to sacred site is a form of tourism there are certain terms that require definition: pilgrimage, sacred and tourism. The Oxford English Dictionary, (OED, 2012) defines pilgrimage as ‘a journey undertaken to a place of particular significance or interest’. It is usually as an act of religious devotion, homage and respect and those on a pilgrimage are referred to as Pilgrims. Waterhouse (2009, p199) defines religion as ‘a system of practices, institutions and beliefs that provide meaning to life and death’....   [tags: Tourism]
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Red Lodge, Montana - Red Lodge, Montana It is an American tradition to travel about the country on vacations spanning from a few days to a few months. A few examples of popular locations traveled by millions of tourists each year include major cities, national monuments, ski resorts, theme parks, and national parks. These popular travel destinations are constantly flourishing with new and returning visitors looking to take a break and relax. In particular, the tourists traveling to national monuments, ski resorts, and national parks are most likely to encounter tourist towns....   [tags: Tourism Traveling Vacation Essays]
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Researching and Planning a Trip to Europe - Why packaged tour travel may not give you the best deal for your money . Traveling through Europe was always one of those seemingly unreachable dreams lying far off in my imagination. The desire built up since my first longings to see London, the home of all my favorite rock bands, through all of my Spanish classes and tales of bullfights and flamenco dancers. This dream ebbed in and out of my educational plans until my junior year of college when I saw posters scattered around my university's billboards for an all-inclusive, 17-day excursion along the Mediterranean....   [tags: Traveling Tourism Essays] 1935 words
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Air Travel Industry Q&A - 1. Consider the air travel industry’s microenvironment. Using Figure 3.1, indentify the main companies and other organisations forming the microenvironment. Microenvironment is the factors that impact to organisation ability to serve its customers. In air travel industry, microenvironment can be say that is • Suppliers: Transport industry need vehicle to serve its customers, thus Boeing and Airbus, aerospace company, are main suppliers of air transport. Moreover, serving meal is one of its services that provided almost every flight....   [tags: Air Travel] 786 words
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Harm Caused by Tourism in Africa - Tourism in Africa, How Harmful Can It Be. "We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do." (Ward). This quote by Barbra Ward exemplifies the blatant disregard that man has for the environment and it is beginning to take its toll. We kill creatures without mercy or purpose and we infiltrate and destroy their homes without any regard for the consequences. Now the results are becoming even more evident and I directly experienced this on my trip to Africa this past summer....   [tags: Africa Environment Tourism]
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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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The Future Of Civilan Space Travel - Space is a frontier that mankind has sought to concur for many years, but up until now if the average person entertained the idea of venturing into space within their lifetime they would not have been taken seriously by most, if not all, reasonable people. However, within the last few months several events have taken place that may lead that reasonable person to rethink his position on the matter of, privately funded civilian space travel. All this is now possible because a few people who shared a common goal gathered together and decided to further their cause for the benefit of all mankind....   [tags: Space Travel Astronaut] 1358 words
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Italia - Italia This trip started out in the usual frantic last minute preparation that is customary to me. I ran around Wal-Mart buying travel shampoo and extra film before rushing home to pack less than twelve hours before leaving. However, not all the planning for this trip was last minute. In fact, this was a trip that had been planned out for a good six months before leaving. After finishing my last final for the spring semester, I am heading out on a plane with my parents and three of their best friends to take on Italy for two weeks....   [tags: Italy Vacation Tourism Papers] 2409 words
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Major Tourist Attractions in Chicester - Major Tourist Attractions in Chicester All the main streets of the city are lined with bustling shops, businesses, restaurants and pubs. During the Christmas time, the Rotary club in Chichester places a large Christmas tree near the cross at the nave of the city. The colorful lights looming over the streets emit a magical glow, which lights the streets after sun down. This city offers numerous eye-catching places. Following are the top ten phenomenal places you must not miss out. 1. Chichester Cathedral This cathedral in Chichester is the archetypal English cathedral by architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner....   [tags: Tourism] 2521 words
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Outgoing Travel Organization Business Plan - Outgoing travel is an organisation based on the idea of fun and freedom. If you are part of a society, club, international society or just a group of friends, they make it easy to organise life changing trips to destinations and events throughout the UK & Europe. They organise day trips, weekend breaks, events and festivals and many other exciting ventures for anyone with a sense of excitement and fun. Where is the company located. The address of a local outgoing travel organisation is located below: 25 Brunswick Rd Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 4QB Tel: 0161 610 2000 The company’s main objectives....   [tags: business plan, travel,] 1436 words
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Effects of Law Changes on Tourism Industry - This essay will discuss how recent changes in the law may impact the tourism industry, because the industry is extremely vulnerable when it faces these emendations in the regulations and this is why politics contributes towards these impacts. Governments constantly introduce different laws which every individual and business must follow or adapt to, organisations often have to change the way they operate due to new policies. These alterations cost lots of capital, in failure to follow the rules, organisations can face prosecution....   [tags: Law Legal Tourism]
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Analysis of Hazlitt's Article on Travel - Analysis of Hazlitt's Article on Travel Hazlitt's article on travel advocates the benefits of solo travel within one's own country. His affection for travel is strong. He calls going on a journey "one of the pleasantest things in the world". Hazlitt stresses that solitude while on a journey is a must, saying "nature is company enough for me", and "I am never less alone than when alone". Hazlitt insists that sharing in the experience of nature with a companion takes away from the sensory experience of it....   [tags: Literary Analysis Travel Essays Papers]
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The Colonization of Hawaii and Tourism - The Colonization of Hawaii and Tourism Since 1840 the Hawaiian Islands have been an escape to a tropical paradise for millions of tourists. People all over the world encounter alluring, romanticized pictures of Hawai'i's lush, tropical vegetation, exotic animals, beautiful beaches, crystal clear water, and fantastical women. This is the Hawai'i tourists know. This is the Hawai’i they visit. However, this Hawai'i is a state of mind, a corporate-produced image existing on the surface. More precisely, it is an aftermath of relentless colonization of the islands' native inhabitants by the United States....   [tags: Hawaii Tourism History Essays Politics] 4432 words
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Elements of Marketing New Zealand for Tourism - Introduction The Bay of islands is one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand and has 144 islands. It can also claim to be the birth place of New Zealand. The Bay Island with its warm climate and water based activities is a popular destination for New Zealand holiday makers and international tourist. The bay has many interesting historic towns including Pahia, Russell, Waitangi and Kari Keri. There is a broad range of accommodation in the bay of island, as well as attractions and activities, place to eat, and entrainment of all age....   [tags: Tourism Destination Marketing]
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Significant Developments in the Regulation of Air Travel - In December 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilber Wright were successfully in their attempt to fly a heavier that air contraption. This event was labeled in history as the “birth of aviation”. The flight occurred in a field which did not have a paved runway and only enough room to take off and land. Additionally, they had no lights or terminal. More importantly they had no regulatory governing body to oversee operations (Young & Wells, 2011). There are various events through history of Air Transportation which have led to the advent and development of the aviation oversight program in the United States....   [tags: Air Travel]
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A Lifetime Odysessy - The average human being never leaves the continent they were born on. In fact, most never travel beyond their own country. My aunt has been to eight countries on four continents. She's crossed above the English Channel and below the Berlin Wall, tasted a glacier in Antarctica and toasted Bastille Day in Paris. And yet, she doesn't consider herself an adventurous person, asserting that she dislikes the “process of traveling”. Adventurous or not, Bethany has already experienced more of the world than many ever will....   [tags: Travel] 1042 words
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The Perfect Place for Departure - The Perfect Place for Departure The scenic beauty and vast historical background of Charleston makes it an ideal location for cruise ships to embark from. It is both beneficial and lucrative for Charleston to have a port for ships. Historic downtown Charleston is known for its southern hospitality and caters to the needs of non Charlestonians, thus making it appealing for those attending a cruise. “Home to the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, as well as exquisite dining options, amazing beaches, shopping and countless historical sites, this charming seaside southern city is a fantastic destination in itself!” (Cruise Network) The trip to the port is a vacation in itself, even before setting sail to the Caribbean, or another tropical location offered by the cruise line....   [tags: Travel]
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Las Vegas vs. The Bahamas - When planning a vacation, travelers must first decide where they want to go. Choosing whether to go tropical or not is fun. There are many things that the traveler should waiver when making the decision on his/her destination. Take traveling to Las Vegas vs. the Bahamas. These are two very different places and each will require the right amount of research and assessment on the traveler’s part on as to why they would like to journey there. Las Vegas is a very exhilarating place to visit. Very close to the Grand Canyon, it is nestled in the Desert Mountains of Nevada....   [tags: Travel] 1783 words
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See Some of America's Finest Wonders in Wisconsin - As one of the northernmost states in the central United States, Wisconsin has a unique climate that has given the state some of the most fascinating natural features found anywhere in the country. These natural features have contributed to the cultural and historical development of Wisconsin in such a way as to ensure that visitors will find Wisconsin to be a great destination. All in all, a wonderful vacation awaits anyone traveling to Wisconsin. Wisconsin's Natural Attractions If you love beautiful lakeside vistas, then you will definitely want to make a visit to Geneva Lake part of your itinerary....   [tags: Travel]
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