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Tourism Within the Clare Valley Destination of Australia - ... Among the various popular tourist destinations is the Clare Valley, a tourist destination found to the North of Adelaide, Australia, and arguably the nation’s prettiest and most scenic wine region. In view of this, therefore, this particular paper intends to provide a report on Clare Valley with relation to various tourism aspects as advertised in a given magazine. 2.0 Overview of the Destination Situated approximately two hours to the North of Adelaide, Clare Valley is no doubt a leading destination for tourists visiting Australia....   [tags: tourism industry, economic factors] 894 words
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The Importance of Tourism - ... They benchmark against their previous year’s CO2 emission and aim to reduce it in the current year. They also fuel their vehicles and equipment using 100% bio-diesel. Also, For Kolarbyn Ecolodge hotel In Sweden, uses water from local spring and has no electricity or for instance in Hawaii, tourists can hire cars which uses 100% recycled vegetable oil (Sustaining tourism, 2014). 3.0 Negative Impact Of Tourism Aviation industry is continuing to rise as a mean of travel for tourists [Appendix 2] but it creates pollution, waste, little, increase in global warming which destroys habitats, water depletion, killing animals and humans (Niedzioilka, 2012)....   [tags: prominent world industries] 918 words
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Globalization and Tourism - Globalisation refers to the process of international integration and connection between countries, which occurs globally, affecting many aspects of society such as economic, cultural, social, political and religious ( Al Rodhan, 2006). Globalisation has been a continual and growing process for centuries; although the process has developed at a faster pace since the beginning of the 20th century. For the purpose of this essay, I will be assessing how the process of globalisation has affected tourism, with particular focus on tourism in Turkey....   [tags: International Integration, Country Connection]
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Tourism ] - Tourism The French define tourism as “the art to satisfy the most diverse aspirations which invite man to move out of his daily universe.” The Webster’s dictionary defines tourism as “the guiding or managing of tourists; the promotion or encouragement of touring: the accommodation of tourists.” Both definitions are apt for tourism. The private sector of tourism includes lodging, food, transportation, recreation facilities, attractions, travel agents, and tour operators. These in turn are supported by a variety of specialized services, such as research promotion and printing....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Tourism in Dubai - ... EXPO 2020 Dubai is expecting to draw 25 million visitors during six-month course of EXPO 2020, which will promote Dubai’s status as a truly global city with world-class infrastructure and a hub for global business (The National, 2013). Accommodation Being world’s premium tourist destination, Dubai attracts large number of tourists every year providing them plenty of accommodation facilities. S (Jumeirah.com, 2014) (Mewdell, 2009) Along with the most luxurious hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab, the world’s major 5-star hotel chains are present in the city which offers world class facilities and services....   [tags: travelers, traveling, different places] 2783 words
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Tourists of the Caribbean: Analysis on Environmental and Economic Effects - Beautiful white sand beaches, comfortable weather, and constant sunshine are but a few reasons which make the Caribbean islands a pristine travel destination. Improvements in technology and travel have made reaching the Caribbean relatively easy and cheap. Barbados to Jamaica, all these island nations have seen an influx of tourists seeking a relaxing vacation. Both negative and positive repercussions have been identified. Research scholars on both sides of the issue have debated whether or not this drastic, and relatively quick rising industry of tourism, is indeed a benefit or a detriment to the host country....   [tags: Tourism]
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How the Coming and Going of Fascism Affected the Tourism Industry in Italy - ... Tourism is always relevant in every culture and must be planned for no matter what crisis the society is in at the current moment or the after math. After the war, all the money that was brought in helped return Italy to a balanced state, which helped Italy prosper economically and develop into something they never thought of before, a tourism mecca. Expansion is a necessary evil, and unfortunately international tourism was needed but almost wasn't attainable during the years leading up to the second world war, there was a sharp decrease in foreign visitors which resulted in a hard hit for the tourism business....   [tags: Italian tourism business, modern times]
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Preference of Freshman Tourism Students of De La Salle Lipa In Choosing a Tourist Destination - The tourism of a country is based in many factors. International demand usually affects the tourism of a place. Most travellers make several outlines in choosing a good destination. Several choices are usually affected by the born of their natural surroundings at home. Too much familiarity usually makes the tourists want to discover and experience a different environment. Each person has a different personalities that make them different from all tourists.The research paper aims to make a clear overview of the perception and preference of different individuals....   [tags: tourist destination, cultural tourism, tourists]
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The Importance of the Tourism Industry for Malaysia - CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION This chapter discusses the overview of the research that will be conducted. The background, research problems, research objectives, research questions, limitation of the research and significance of the research are briefly stated. Therefore, this chapter aims to answer why there is a need to conduct the research in the following topic and the importance of the findings of the research to parties involved in the research. Background of the Study Tourism is an information intense processing industry where the supply chain activities are dependent to the information technology to promote tour and travel packages, to process air ticket reservations, hotel reservations, t...   [tags: the role of information technology, internet] 1595 words
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Stear's Definition of Tourism - ... ‘Business travel is a form of tourism only if the traveller is not paid by a source based in the destination’ it includes MICE, that is meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions, but not all of these are categorized as tourism related as meetings and conventions can be categorized as non-business social activities. Sport travel purposes include the travel and activities of athletes, trainers and tourist spectators associated with competitions, activities, attending sporting events and other sporting related venues....   [tags: critical analysis] 940 words
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A Review of the Facts and Figures of Tourism - ... Communities in many rural, urban and regional destinations in the world are relatively affected by tourism. Although many literatures has been written on economic impacts of festival, there are other types of impacts including social cultural impacts. Krippendorf (1987) argues that the social effects are so significant that they should be studied first before anything else. Also Craik (1988) argued that it is the social effects of events and not the economic that are probably more important....   [tags: society and culture, traditions] 605 words
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Pros and Cons of International Tourism - INTRODUCTION Tourism is the fastest growing industry and the fastest growing of it is ecotourism. According to the world travel and tourism council, tourism is the world’s largest industry generating 12% of the global gross domestic product. It has been trying to determine tourism due to amorphous nature of the activity and because some business travelers and convection goers can join conferences and tourism class activities. Some scholars have tried to explain tourism although their interpretations are uncertain....   [tags: ecoturism and ecology]
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Travel Agent Career - Travel agents facilitate customers to find out best possible travel arrangements. They recommend destinations and make arrangements for the hotel accommodations, car rentals, transportation, and tours for customers. Travelers may book tickets at their booking offices. Additionally, specialty travel groups and resorts use travel agents to endorse travel packages to their clients. Nature of Work Travel agents are expected to know about various destinations. They should be able to advice travelers and guide them to choose their destinations....   [tags: Career Description] 958 words
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Art History in Tourism and Leisure - During the late nineteenth-century, Impressionism was influenced by the tourism industry and industry of leisure. The new en plein-air paintings were introduced to many artists earlier that period. This essay will discuss paintings from Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, looking into some of their paintings and the affection from the uprising industries as mentioned. Social unrest in France was a part of history. Monet’s and Renoir’s paintings served as documentary of the emergence social history, depicting the lifestyle of late nineteenth-century France....   [tags: Art History]
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ABC Travel Services - Questions: 1. Summarize the service failures associated with this experience. Be specific (200 words minimum). Answer: To be honest with you, I had had experienced failed customer service several times. This customer had a telephone call to make a flight reservation for his trip to Canada. How come the just to make a flight reservation took an hour in our technological advanced world. The ABC travel service or agent should have to use electronic services together with customer service agent. MR....   [tags: customer service, business leaders]
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The Great State of Utah - Utah is the 45th state in the USA. It became a state on January 4, 1896. The abbreviation of the state Utah is UT. Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah. Salt Lake City is also the largest city in Utah. Utah is the 13th largest state in the USA. Utah’s total population is 2,223,169. Utah is the 34th most populated state in the US. Utah’s major industries are oil, natural gases, mining coal, copper, iron ore, silver, gold, steelmaking, farming cattle, sheep, dairy products, and tourism. Utah’s major rivers are Colorado River and the Green River....   [tags: Travel ]
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Tourism - In general, the political situation of a country is recognized as an important factor that influences tourism development. A stable political condition is a significant requirement that enables a tourist to visit and travel within the destination country (Hall & O’Sullivan, 1996). When the political situation is instable, tourists will perceive negative image that directly effects the tourism industry. As Neumayer (2004) said tourists are sensitive to the negative image of a tourist destination, events of violence can affect tourist destination long after the event has passed and stabilized....   [tags: A Stable Political Condition] 828 words
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Medical Tourism in Southeast Asia - Demand for healthcare has grown globally, associated with rises in income and education attainment among global populations. Changes in demography, such as aging populations in developed countries and shifts in disease burden from infectious to chronic diseases also stimulate the demand for more, high quality health services. The availability of these services in foreign nations at competitive costs combined with the lack of availability, long lines and high costs in their home countries has fuelled a new wave of healthcare consumers: medical tourists....   [tags: health care demand, patients]
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Ecoturism Business: Sustainability and Tourism - In Twenty-First Century, pollution is a big issue in over the world so people are carefully pay more their attention on protecting the environment than ever. Therefore, ecotourism has been introduced to customer by many tourism businesses include hotel, resort, airline or safari. This essay will compare and contrast some tourism business’s sustainable programs such as Eco Beach Resort, Habitat HQ Hostel and Qantas Airline. Then it will discuss the impacts of these sustainable options may have on the consumer’s decision process....   [tags: pollution, environment protection]
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Tourism - It is generally agreed that tourism is fragmented. It is made up of various sectors or subsidiaries such as transportation, accommodation, attractions, amenities, catering, entertainment, eating and drinking establishments, shops, activity facilities (Leisure and recreation), and many others. These sectors provide products and service for individuals or groups o tourists who travel away from. Consequently, tourism is an amalgam of the products and services that its various subsectors make available or tourists....   [tags: Traveling, Service Qualities] 1289 words
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Leadership in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry - The tourism and hospitality industry is broad and covers travel, accommodation, foodservice, conferences, and leisure and recreation. This report focuses on the passenger airline sector, the hotel sector and the fast-food sector of the industry as a whole. It examines the current state of these sectors and their existing leadership practices. The issues and challenges which the industry and its leadership is likely to face over the next five to ten years are examined and thus recommendations are made for how these challenges may be responded to....   [tags: Sector Evaluation, Issues, Challenges]
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What is Dental Tourism? - Like any other medical care, dental care is important for our good and healthy life. As the world becomes ever more interdependent and competetive dental tourism is growing worldwide. Dental tourists travel abroad mainly for price considerations. Dental care providers in „developing countries“ provide dental care at significant cost savings when compared with their peers in the developed world. While medical tourism is often generalized to travel from high-income countries to low-cost developing economies, other factors can influence a decision to travel as well, including diferences between the funding of public healtcare or general access to healthcare....   [tags: Health, Dentistry, Croatia] 1803 words
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Tourism and Hospitality Industry - ... 2.3 The Role of Personality in Hospitality Industry As an industry which is characterized by extensive customer contact, it is very important to hire people with the right qualities, because one of the major factors of individual behaviors in hospitality management is the personalities of its employees. Employing hospitality employees who has the right qualities will eventually lead to a variety of productivity and job satisfaction (Jovicic et al, 2011). Scientifically, personality is described as a relatively stable set of consistent internal states such as the combination of stable physical and mental characteristics, temperaments, that explain a person’s behavioral tendencies....   [tags: the big five personality framework] 954 words
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Eco Tourism in Australia - ... There are variety activities for customer to take part in. They are green activities which do not impact on the environment and natural wildlife such as whale and turtle watching tour, indigenous tour, cliff top walks and cave exploring. With all of those green programs, the Eco beach Resort has received multi awards from different organisations. They won eco certified Nature Tourism, Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat became multi award winner taking out the Ecotourism, Cultural Tourism and New Product Development awards....   [tags: environment, green programs]
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Tourism in Hong Kong - ... To begin with, Hong Kong has rich biodiversity and fascinate geographical features which provide great opportunity to develop ecotourism.Rare species such as black-faced spoonbills and endangered pink dolphins along with beautiful countryside provide good foundation for ecotourism. The marine parks, wetland and country parks are well protected by our government and therefore they are free of pollution. In view of this, Hong Kong can offer eco-friendly activities to the tourists such as bird watching and hiking....   [tags: visitors, economy, ecotourism] 530 words
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Ecotourism vs Volunteer Tourism - ... Nevertheless, according to Novelli (2005), voluntourism offers a variety of projects for all ages and social groups. Indeed, as reported by Novelli (2005), alongside the projects for young customers there exists a variety of programs necessitating different levels of competence aimed to families, 31-54 and over 55 years old (Baby Boomers). The social classes of these travellers, according to Suhud (2013), are similar to those of eco-tourists: ABC, with a majority of the travellers belonging to groups B and C (fig....   [tags: travelers, compromise, ecosystems]
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Tourism in East Africa - ... According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism’s contribution to Sub-Saharan Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2012 was USD 36.0 Billion (2.8% of GDP) and was forecast to rise by 4.2% to USD 37.5 Billion in 2013 with growth expected to average 5.1% per annum to USD 61.9 Billion by 2023(Turner, 2013, p.3) . Tourism has the potential to propel economic development whilst addressing social ills such as poverty and rampant unemployment given the failure of the traditional sectors such as agriculture to bring about meaningful socio-economic transformation (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, 2011)....   [tags: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi Rwanda] 671 words
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The Relationship Between Gastronomy Tourism and How it Affects the Economic Environment of Tourism Destinations - ... This paper will further assist me in exploring the different aspects that make up for the need of gastronomy tourism producers to fulfil the demands of the emerging tourism trend. Literature Review Organizations such as the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) view niche tourism consumption as more beneficial to the host communities as compared to the more traditional forms of mass tourism (Hall and Weiler, 1992; Hall and Lew, 1998). The term ‘niche tourism’ bears a similar concept with ‘niche marketing’....   [tags: attractions, foreigners] 944 words
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Discussion of The Tourist Gaze by John Urry - ... Literature review, what it means Tourist Gaze This essay aims to discuss the tourist gaze by John Urry (1990), its 9 characteristics of tourism and how Bali trip reflect the 9 elements. Urry commented that part of the travel experience is to gaze upon different scenes which are out of ordinary. When the tourist ‘go away’ they look at the environment and surrounding with interest and curiosity. There are some minimal characteristics of the social practices which are conveniently described as “tourism”....   [tags: Tourism, Bali]
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The Postive and Negative Effects That Are Caused by Tourism! - Everybody loves to travel to new and exotic places to explore. Now what travelers don't realize when we desire to explore other parts of the world, that we are doing good and bad things to the economy, social, and the environment, especially in many developing areas around the world, but to keep Tourism up and running it must be carefully maintained from the environment to the financial areas. Tourism can be both be a positive and a negative effect, but what tourism creates for communities around the world are jobs, so that the economy can stay secure and to avoid turbulent to continue to build mini businesses that are very important to developing areas that are in need for...   [tags: travelers, economy, social, environment]
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Business Tourism - According to the ICCA there are two main types of tourism, leisure tourism and business tourism; the IMEX defines tourism as ‘the provision of facilities and services to the millions of delegates who annually attend meetings, congresses, exhibitions, business events, incentive travel and corporate hospitality"[1] however there is no commonly used definition for business tourism as there are many different aspects to the terms of the meeting industry. Davidson 2003 and Swarbrooke 2001 state that ‘business tourism is concerned with people travelling for purposes which are related to their work....   [tags: Business Management]
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What´s Dark Tourism? - ... These destinations range from London to Poland and beyond. Many destinations are related to wars, but also to torture, like the Jack the Ripper exhibition in the London Dungeon. Destinations that are related to wars are for example the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and the Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam. Other famous destinations of dark tourism in Asia are Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan, the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall in China, the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Cambodia and the sites of the Jeju Uprising in South Korea....   [tags: visiting death and tragedy places] 1241 words
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Malta: A Small country With Tourism and Potential - Located in the midst of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta was committed to becoming a unique tourism destination. The country and its sister islands, Gozo and Comino, offer an extensive range of characteristics, making the destination a memorable experience. From the surrounded location of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, to the ancient sites and some of Europe’s best-known diving experiences, Malta gains tourists from around the world. With a sophisticated background, Malta strategically promotes their Maltese tourism in other countries....   [tags: Islands, Europe]
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The Tourism Industry - The Tourism Industry Tourism is regarded as one of the most efficient, organised and marketed commodities in the world. Accounting for more than $655 billion of global income per year and 70 million jobs worldwide, the tourism industry has become the largest in the world; exceeding the oil and car industries.The World Trade Organisation definition of tourism is activities that require travel from home and staying away from home for at least 24 hours. It not only includes holidays (although they do account for 70% of all journeys), but business trips or visiting friends or relatives....   [tags: Papers] 1221 words
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Web Design for Travel Sites - Introduction The first thing that comes to mind on hearing "a compelling website" is "a beautifully designed website with hues of colours and images" a piece of art. That is exactly the first thing that came to my mind when I sat down to design the website. A couple of weeks later I was probably more elated than Leonardo Da Vinci would have been after completing his master piece. The website was adjudged 4th in the Asia Pacific region (Region 10) IEEE Web Design Contest 2003 in the first time entrants’ category… that isn’t as bad as it sounds… Almost half a decade later the website is absolutely the same… not due to my artistic brilliance… but because it just didn’t work out… Lessons learnt…...   [tags: Website Design] 1065 words
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How Oxford Has Coped with the Demands of Modern-Day Tourism - ... Oxford was officially well established by the 1920s by then having many diverse elements. The first tourist area life cycle was established in 1000 (Oxford history). The CornMarket was and still is one of the main commercial areas of Oxford. There were other elements which enticed people to come to Oxford. For example The High Street, Broad Street, St. Giles, George Street Holywell/ Longwall, Marston, Headington and the War memorials. As Oxford was developing problems started to arise. The roads were difficult and there was a limited tourism infrastructure....   [tags: tourist destinations in England] 1550 words
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How Should Zambia Look Like in 2024 from a Tourism and Recreational Perspective - The purpose of this report is to give an answer on an important question “How should the destination Zambia look like in 2024, from a tourism and recreational perspective?." As a policy employee for the Ministry of Tourism & Arts in Zambia, the vision of Zambia for 10 years will be shown. Tourism policy needs improvements, and in order to meet with stakeholders, vision and explanation needs to be done. All information is reliable in the report as just official websites and articles of Zambian government will be used....   [tags: African cultural tourist destinations]
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India vs. China: A Tourism Industry Comparison - ... Tamil Nadu,Delhi and Maharashtra were the most popular states among foreign tourists in 2011 . Most frequently visited the states by Domestic tourists were Tamil Nadu,Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. TAJ MAHAL in AGRA,UTTAR PRADESH Foreign tourists mostly visited four cities in 2011 namely Agra,Mumbai,Chennai and Delhi. Worldwide Ranking by the number of foreign tourist visits:Chennai is 41, while Delhi,Mumbai,Agra and Kolkata are ranked at 50, 57 ,65 and 99 respectively. FATEHPUR SIKRI KERALA famous for its Boat-houses India is ranked 65th among 144 countries in The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013....   [tags: doemestic and foreign tourists] 550 words
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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 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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Advantages for Consumers on E-Tourism - ... Branding aims in tourism is to create competitive advantages over other areas of the region, as well as to improve its image, increase popularity and fame in the eyes of tourists. In this regard, considerable importance is not only a tourist attraction of potential consumers of the product, but also recommendations for expanding the circle of people interested in visiting the tourist areas, which, in their turn, will increase the tourist flow. “Branding is a destination as offering value touristic consumption and defines the concept of a destination’s capital as consisting of the cultural, natural, and economic dimensions of its people”(Gnoth, Baloglu, Ekinci and Sirakaya- Turk 2007:340)...   [tags: online, tourist, time, money, decision, making] 650 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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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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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 - ANALYSIS Pact for travel website Our approach to design is an important part of the site interactive e-tourism , is that they focus on the user as possible. Benyon et al (2005) recognize the PACT ( people, things , and the context , and technology ) , and think of it as a case of designing an interactive system , a useful framework . We believe that the implementation of PACT analysis will be useful for the analysis and design activities , and can be seen from the understanding of the current situation in the improvement possible in future cases ....   [tags: analysis, design, website] 933 words
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Strengths and Weaknesses of JetBlue: Bring Humanity Back to Air Travel - ... Opportunities Increase the number of flights JetBlue is a fast growing company however, it needs to increase the number of flights and take advantage of the growing market in order to make more profit. In addition to increasing the flights, by expanding its activities, the company will be able to buy fuel at lower costs and suffer less from the fuel deficiencies. Global travel and tourism industry Growing faster than manufacturing, retails and financial services, the Travel and Tourism industry outperformed the global economy is 2012 (World Travel and Tourism)....   [tags: customers, flying, product, rates, service] 1665 words
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Properties of World Value by the World Heritage Committee - ... The Galapagos Islands are a stark example of how a large increase in tourism can have a cascading effect. As a result of this steady increase in the number of tourism development of infrastructure has also risen2. Due to the high volume of tourist the archipelago was placed on the World Heritage danger list . Presently the site is no longer on this list because of the successful efforts to address the problems related to tourism. There are many cases like the Galapagos that emphasizes the urgency to find working solutions to alleviate the negative effects of tourism....   [tags: sustainable tourism, ] 889 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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Tourism: The World's Biggest Industry - ... Public policies are created by government and authorities in politics. And politics is concerned with how power is utilized on society and this influences for making public policies (Pal, 2001). Public policy is what officials within government decide to do or not to do about issues and problems in society that require the part of the government. A policy is considered as public policy by the moral of its source and not on its impact on the public. Hall and Jenkins (1995) added that tourism public policy is a chosen action of government in relation to tourism....   [tags: govenrment policies] 553 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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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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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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Sex Tourism in Colombia - ... It is clear that sexual exploitation is a reality in Colombia and is a worldwide problem , and although there are plans to counter sexual violence still, there is not exact estimates known, and according to the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare ( ICBF) , these plans still contain many flaws . Although we might think of poverty and social differences as the main cause of the abuse and exploitation of children , it is clear that this type of crime occurs in all social classes. For this reason the existence of the sex industry in Colombia goes far beyond the origin, race, social class and age, and is closely linked with power relations and beliefs on the body of women and children as me...   [tags: trafficking of minors, sexual exploitation] 1943 words
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