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Tourism : Tourism And Tourism

- According to Murphy (2013), tourism can be referred to as the business of attracting the people who enjoy travelling around the world for pleasure. Moreover, it is further stated that the tourism companies attract tourists by offering different packages that include accommodation and entertainment. However, van der Bij and Pitout (2012) argued that travelling can be either within the traveller’s country or internationally. The author further stated that the prospect of tourism varies as some people view it as a holiday activity, while some people believe that it is an act of travelling to and staying in different countries outside their usual environment for less than one consecutive year....   [tags: Tourism, Types of tourism, Religious tourism]

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Tourism : Tourism And Tourism

- The tourism industry plays a major role in the development of culture within the Europe and the Americas, specifically the Caribbean nations. Tourism has become a major source of governmental income, employment, community development, wildlife preservation, and ultimately the rise in GDP of these countries. There are three types of tourism: domestic tourism, inbound tourism and outbound tourism. Domestic tourism is one that travels within their own country for an extended period of time at least 24 hours....   [tags: Tourism, United States, Europe]

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Japanese Tourism : A Tourism Destination

- Japan is a country with countless attraction and points of interest, whether its heritage, food, popular culture or dark tourism, Japan as a tourism destination can offer many things. Because of the saturation of culture there are many types of tourism which apply (Berger 2010). Cultural tourism, adventure, ecotourism, food and family tourism and even sex tourism to name a few and with the increasing relevance of Otaku1 culture in the western world, Japans popularity as a holiday destination has increased drastically....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Event Tourism : The Tourism Industry

- Event tourism is an increasingly growing market of the tourism industry which can hold major economic and socio-cultural implications for both the host destinations travel and tourism benefits and also the event. Event tourism can be defined as the ‘systematic development, planning, marketing and holding of events as tourist attractions’ (Hertanu & Boitor, 2012). Event tourism can be attained in many forms ranging from corporate event tourism which comprises of events generally of a business nature including but not limited to seminars and conferences, trade shows and executive retreats/incentive programs to public events which comprises of events mostly targeted at the general tourist consu...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Impact Of Cultural Tourism On Tourism

- ABSTRACT During the late 1970’s cultural tourism was identified as driving force in the tourism industry. People who were interested in the tourism industry such as marketers and researchers began to notice that many travellers travelled specifically to develop a insight of the culture or heritage of a destination (Tighe, 1986). Greg Richards (1996) defines cultural tourism as ‘the movement of a persons to cultural attractions away from their normal place of residence, with the goal to collect new information and experiences’....   [tags: Tourism, Culture, World Tourism Organization]

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Impact Of Tourism On The Tourism Industry

- We are in the day and age where it is easier than ever to travel to new places. Travelling and tourism are huge industries and supports the biggest cities in the world. Tourism can show one what makes up certain peoples cultures and opens the eyes to something new. Going to tourist attractions is great if one would want to get to know what makes up the culture of the place they are visiting. But if one wants to get an actual feel of what living there is like the best way is to live among the people while you visit....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Homelessness]

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Alternative Tourism : Sustainable Tourism

- Alternative tourism also known as sustainable tourism is different from mass tourism as it establishes an equal balance between the environment, economic and the socio-cultural aspects of the tourism industry. Alternative tourism plays a vital role in the industry as it aids in the preservation of the local culture and conserving the flora and fauna of that place. Alternative tourism contributes to these various key variables which include generating income to improve the local economy and creating jobs opportunities, while it minimizing the impacts on the environment, such as conserving the local biodiversity and the local culture for the future generations....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Mexico]

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Reasons For The Tourism Of Tourism

- Reasons we need to concern ourselves with tourism in Italy Annamaria Testa A kind way to describe tourist promotion in Italy is ‘embarrassing’. ‘Despairing’ if one wants to be realistic. However, changes are supposed to happen lately: the National Associated Press Agency (ANSA) wrote an hopeful headline regarding the new National Tourist Agency (Enit) board of directors: “Italian tourism at a turning point”. It is to be hoped that substantial changes will come soon, although, as my grandma would say, “more haste, less speed” still holds....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Mexico]

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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]

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Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters

- Inline Attachment Follows: Adventure Tourism 1 - Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters.txt Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters Adventure tourism, as its name implies, is going to places for thrills and surprises. The typical choices are trekking to natural wonders and visiting extreme sports venues. However, now is the time to think out of the box and try some options which are chosen only by a brave few. The following choices can make some people cringe or be left in state in shock....   [tags: Tourism]

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Definitions of Tourism and Tourists

- According to Smith (1988), an author of a specialist dictionary on tourism, the word ‘tourist’ was introduced in 1800 and the word ‘tourism’ in 1811. However, what exactly is ‘tourism’. Who are ‘tourists’. Researchers and practitioners have produced many definitions for both ‘tourist’ and ‘tourism’ but no definition of either term has become extensively recognised regardless of the fact that both terms have now been part of the English language for over two centuries. As indicated by Smith (1988), he suggests that there “probably never will be a single definition of tourism” or tourists as economists, psychologists and geographers perceive different things about tourism in their own professi...   [tags: Tourism ]

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The Tourism Industry in the Carribean

- In her essay, “Last Resorts: The Cost of Tourism in the Caribbean”, journalist Polly Pattullo presents an inside view of the resort industry in the Caribbean Islands, and how it truly operates. Tourism is the main industry of the Caribbean, formerly referred to as the West Indies, and it is the major part of the economy there. Pattullo’s essay mirrors the ideas of Trevor M.A. Farrell’s perspective “Decolonization in the English-Speaking Caribbean” in which he writes about the implicit meaning of the colonial condition....   [tags: Tourism]

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The Tourism Industry In Queensland

- 1.0 Introduction Tourism is a key player in the development of any nation because of the revenue that the industry accrues as well as the exchange of social and political ideologies between the tourists and the populace. As such, tourism in the Queensland has been a major player in the economic, social and political development of the nation (Schaffer 2010). The tourism industry has set up measures to meet the increasing and sophisticated needs of tourists in all tourism sectors through identification of niche markets then developed best tourism products for such markets (Hayes 2010)....   [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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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 t...   [tags: Tourism]

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International Tourist Arrivals And Tourism

- More and more people travel every year. International tourist arrivals grew by 5% in 2013, reaching a record 1,087 million arrivals according to the latest United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer (UNWTO, 2014). UNWTO also forecasts a 4% to 4.5% for 2014 (UNWTO, 2014). But do we know what tourism is. When asked to define tourism, people tend to think first about all the economic aspects of tourism, such as accommodations, food and beverage…and so on. It is true that the most visible parts of tourism are very often linked to the industry of tourism....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Tourism Destination : A Tourist Destination

- The picturesque region of Valencia is Spain 's third largest city, spreading across 301 miles of the Mediterranean coastline (Valencia, 1993). It has recently been transformed from a provincial and rural city to a major cultural-entertainment tourism destination (Prytherch & Maiques, 2009). Tourists travel for many different reasons, the major motives being culture, sport, events, food and wine, visiting family and friends, business, religion, health and education (Page & Connell, 2010). This essay will discuss why tourist choose to travel to Valencia and how attractions, accessibility, accommodation, awareness and amenities, also known as 'the five A 's, are important to the attractiveness...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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A Plan for Tourism Development in Korça County

- A Plan for Tourism Development in Korça County Regardless the rich potential and numerous attractions, Korça County is not yet in the position to develop a sustainable tourism industry unless it focuses on offering something unique that will distinguish it from other national and international destinations. To realize this we need first to identify any possible obstacle and later give solutions to improve the current situation. One important piece of literature is the recently developed Action Plan for Tourism in Korça County (2008), by the municipality of Korça....   [tags: Tourism]

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Tourism Statistical Data

- • Undertaking a capacity study and elaborating an international standardized system to gather tourism statistical data. This will help to analyze the tourism industry and its market. This statistical information will reflect different aspects of domestic and international tourism such as number of travelers, number of overnight stays, purpose of travel, types of accommodation, economic value of expenditures, etc. These studies will not only help to work out the big picture and determine the future model but they will also eliminate possible negative aspects which will bring in continuous improvements....   [tags: Tourism ]

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Tourism Is A Popular Leisure Activity

- Tourism is a popular leisure activity in today’s society, many people love to travel with their family and friends because it is a good way to relax and to explore the world. It is fortune to live in the present because people have internet or other kinds of media such as guide book, it is more easy to know the unique culture and feature in different countries. Through these representations that media presents, people form an impression or opinion about a specific group of people or country. In this essay, I will look at how authenticity, representation and tourism affect each other....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Ecological Tourism

- Mass tourism is one of the largest industries in the world (Hunter, 2002). However, it can lead to many types of pollution such as noise, air and water pollution and it can be quite a negative impact on the environment (Marx, 1997). Ecological tourism on the other hand, can lead to more positive impacts and less negative ones. Ecological tourism has been growing rapidly in the travel industry (Higgins, 1996). This is most likely due to the fact that it has so many benefits. Ecological tourism can be defined as “travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people” (Winson, 2006, p....   [tags: Tourism ]

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Guidelines for Recovering Thailand’s Tourism Image After Political Crisis

- Asia Pacific region was the world’s highest growing in terms of the tourism industry in 2004. Therefore, the revenue from tourism industry is one of the significant sources for developing country in this region. According to Zhang, Qu and Tavitiyaman (2009), tourism is playing the major role to enlarge the foreign exchange earnings, increasing the number of international tourists in a growing labor-intensive industry (Richer, 1999). As a result, most tourism destinations attempt to be attentive on their country’s image to raise the number of foreign tourists for generating more income to their nation and local community (Henkel et al., 2006)....   [tags: Tourism]

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How can Thailand Successfully Become the Top Culinary Tourism Destination?

- Thailand itself has a strong potential to be the top culinary tourism destination. According to the inadequate of promoting, good management and marketing strategy by both public and government sectors, culinary tourism in Thailand is not well known as a top tourist destination. The proliferation of promoting for Thai gastronomy through any kinds of tools could be a crucial key to attract Thai food culture in the heart of culinary tourists. Furthermore, understanding culinary tourists’ behaviors and motivation factors help Thailand create truly culinary experiences for culinary tourists....   [tags: Tourism]

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Tourism Industry : A Common Archetype Of Adventure Tourist

- This essay is the respond to the Local Council Member who has wrong idea about a common archetype of adventure tourist. This misconception based on ignorance of current tourism industry, could potentially be a dangerous for local economy and development. The local authority must be well informed about present conditions with the tourism market, before they will make a far reaching decisions about the development direction in this industry. Currently, there are many organisations whose monitoring an international tourism business and this knowledge supposed to be good use for our common good....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Wine Tourism

- Wine tourism is commonly defined as a form of tourism where visits to wineries or the tasting, consumption, or purchase of wine is a significant motivational factor for visiting a destination or influencing an itinerary. Wine tourism is a niche market that includes everything from events, festivals, classes or workshops, museums, tours, tastings, restaurants, and gift shops where wine is a meaningful product. These activities can take place over the time period of a few hours to over a week, depending on the involvement and interest of the tourist....   [tags: Tourism]

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The Demand For Tourism Products

- time and is therefore perishable. All hotels with a fixed number of rooms and transport operators with a fixed number of seats (railway, air carrier, bus companies, etc.) face the challenge of matching supply to the available demand. Excess capacity that is not sold on a particular day is lost and can never be recovered. The next character of tourism is the seasonality of tourism demand. Demand for tourism products is characterized by an uneven temporal distribution. Annually, there are weeks and months with a great demand and others with a low demand....   [tags: Tourism, Hotel, World Tourism Organization]

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Key Aspects Of Tourism Destinations

- Dobrica Zivadin Jovicic titles the article that I chose to read and discuss “Key Issues in the Conceptualization of Tourism destinations”. I found this article from the affiliation called “Tourism Geographies” journal from Taylor and Francis online journal. It is volume 18, issue four, and was published on January 10th, 2016. This article explores the term “destination” and how the traditional use of the term does not match with the current use of the term because the geographic concept of destination is typically one-sided....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Concept]

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Tourism Development Of Transportation And The Acceleration Of Globalisation

- Unsustainable tourism Introduction With the development of transportation and the acceleration of globalisation, tourism has become an important means to stimulate economic growth. According to the world tourism organisation (UNWTO), tourism has become the world’s fastest and largest economic sector. Moreover, international tourists have increase dramatically from near 25 million in 1950 to 996 million in 2011(Chang et al., 2014). However this figures have put high stress on not only environment but also on society and economy for the local areas....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Is Tourism A Good Thing Or Bad Thing?

- Is Tourism a good thing or a bad thing. Tourism is the act of travelling to and touring a location for pleasure. It is a very controversial topic due to the effects on the places that are being visited and toured. Some of these are positive, but there are also many negative aspects of tourism. The purpose of this topic is to determine whether the good things outweigh the bad, and if anything could be changed to better the negative effects. There has been rapid growth in tourism, especially since the 1980s (Walton, 2009) and continues to become more popular as each year passes....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Impact Of Food And Wine Tourism On The Destinations

- Obviously, food and wine tourism brings some impacts on the destinations. In the report, we will introduce from three main points of impacts which are economic impact, environment impact and culture impact. Meanwhile, there are some other impacts will be mentioned in this report although they only apply a few effect on the destination. First of all, we will introduce the economic impacts of the food and wine tourism, this tourism brings series of relevant industries. For example, hotel,restaurant, rent a car and guide tour....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Factors Affecting The Tourism Industry

- Seasonality is the most important factor in the tourism sector and it is inextricably linked to it. Nowadays, it doesn’t exist a natural region with the perfect climate for tourist that lasts the twelve months of the year (Mieczkowski, 1985). So, that makes seasonality the major issue for the tourism industry. As Butler and Mao (1997) had suggested we can divide seasonality into two categories that are different between them but they had the same consequences. One natural, which is influenced by three important factors: wheatear (for example, the effect that rain has on some beach activities or closed roads because of the snow), climate (hours of daylight and temperature of the destination)...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Time]

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Sex Tourism in the Philippines

- In the recent years, tourism proves to be one of the major contributors to the economy of the Philippines. Main attractions for foreign tourists supposedly are the famous islands and beaches found throughout in the country though apparently these aren’t the only attractions why foreign men pay to visit the Philippines now these days. These other so called “attractions” are Filipinas working as prostitutes. Though it may not be that surprising anymore, since the Philippines is ranked as the 4th among the top ten countries to have the highest number of prostitutes in the world....   [tags: philippines, tourism]

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Contemporary Special Interest Tourism

- Definition of Volunteer Tourism “Volunteer tourism” applies to those who, for various reasons, volunteer in an organized way to undertake holiday that might involve the aiding or alleviating the material poverty of some group in society, the restoration of certain environments, or research into aspects of society or environment.(Wearing, 2001) Introduction to Volunteer Tourism Volunteer tourism is a combination of travelling and volunteering. The motivation for volunteer tourism is people wanting to help others, make a difference to other peoples’ lives....   [tags: Volunteer Tourism]

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Tourism and Hospitality

- According to Horner and Swarbrook (2007) tourism involves travelling or being involved in leisure activities. Hospitality involves friendly treatment of guests or tourists and is a very important sector in the tourism industry (Horner and Swarbrook, 2007). Understanding consumer behavior is very crucial towards making decisions about marketing of tourism products and activities. In order to optimize the marketing activity, and thus fully benefit from the tourism industry, it is necessary to understand how consumers make their decisions and the factors that affect the decision making by the tourists....   [tags: Customer Service, Tourism Industry]

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Anthropology And Tourism : A Sociological Comparison

- Anthropology and Tourism: A Sociological Comparison There are multiple similarities and differences between anthropology and tourism. Similar because they both involve observing the culture of another society, but different in how it is conducted and how it can affect people. Anthropology is meant to be a respectful, ask for permission, and make sure that there is no obstruction of boundaries. The main goal of anthropology is to research and understand the way people do things and how the society works....   [tags: Tourism, Culture, Anthropology, Sociology]

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Strategies in Making a Tourism Campaign

- Tourism sector had become the most fast-growing sector in economy in the world which contributes to nation’s development. According to study done by UN WTO in 2011, international tourist arrival increase 4.6% from 940 million in 2010 (Tourism Highlights, 2012). Malaysia also not being left out from the tourism sector economic boost as it became the country’s most rapid growing economic sectors, and as reported in The Star Online in 15 August 2013, in 2012 the tourism sectors contribute RM 60.6 billion with the number of tourist of 25.03 million (The Star, 2013)....   [tags: slogan, e-tourism, industry]

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Malta Tourism Authority

- In every tourism policy, one can find different issues and challenges that a particular country is facing or has to face as a destination which is trying to manage and compete with other countries all over the word especially those who offer basically the same product to the tourists. A tourism policy shows a number of policy responses and a number of aims and tasks which the government of that particular destination is committed to do in a stipulated number of years. In Malta, the government together with the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) published two tourism policies....   [tags: tourism policy, tourism industry]

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The Industry Of Tourism Is Totally Dependent On Transport

- Industry of tourism is totally dependent on transport, on its security, speed and convenience offered to the tourist during his travel from place to place. And nowadays air travel takes over in rail roads and ships. Understanding the fundamentals of the relationship with the airlines, the rules of interaction with them to ensure the safety of passengers and their property, services, use of appropriate discounts and benefits in sales is very important, both for travelers and travel organizations....   [tags: Tourism, Airline, Transport, Cultural tourism]

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Difference Between Sport Tourism And Tourism Sport

- 1. Tourists who engage in sports at a destination do so with varying degrees of _commitment_, _competitiveness_ and _active/passive engagement_. (10 pts) 2. Describe the difference between sport tourism and tourism sport. (10 pts) Sport tourism is a collection of separate niches, but while tourism associated with mega sporting events in major urban locations. The distinction between the two can be defined in terms of hard and soft participation. It starts with how serious travellers engage in their sport of choice....   [tags: Tourism, Marketing, Market segmentation, Sport]

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The Concept Of Motivation And Development Of Tourism

- The notion of motivation plays an instrumental role in decision making as well as desiring satisfaction from consumer perspective. The tourism industry is highly dynamic and influenced by varying forces based on the behaviours of the consumer as well as the aspect of motivation. The concept of tourism typology contributes to a large part in comprehending the aspect of tourist needs as well as motivation. From this perspective, avenues towards satisfying and motivating tourism from around the globe can be developed....   [tags: Motivation, Psychology, Cognition, Tourism]

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Sport Tourism: Hosting a Megaevent

- Tourism and sport alone, are two of the most thriving leisure activities that people enjoy today. Sport tourism has become it's own specialized market, and together provide the opportunity of major financial growth and sustainability (Gibson, n.d.). Hosting a megaevent, is a key tactic in promoting not only the sport, but the city that it resides in. Both risky and profitable, we will further investigate hosting and its components, as well as, sport tourism as a whole. Sport tourism like any market, continues to change and evolve based on internal and external forces....   [tags: Sports, Tourism, Marketing]

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The Dynamic Nature Of The Tourism Environment

- The dynamic nature of the tourism environment implies that market trend in the sector is constantly changing, and so is the behaviour of tourists necessitating evaluation and analysis of the user of tourism products (Baker & Cameron, 2008). Changes witnesses in the macro environment also have implications for the sector by requiring that organizations gathers as much information about customers so as to address the different emerging customers segments and meet the needs of the target market (Baker & Cameron, 2008)....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Tourism]

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Ecotourism : Ecotourism And Tourism Market

- Industry Structure: Ecotourism is rapidly expanding segment of tourism market. Many conservation groups observe it as a mean of sustainable ecological development. Ecotourism market is growing at a faster rate than tourism as a whole and that it accounts for around 20 per cent of the market for tourism. Now, there are an estimated 600 ecotourism operators in Australia and approximately 85% of these employ fewer than 20 staff. Ecotourism sectors are estimated to have an annual turnover of about $250 million and to employ a total staff of around 6500, the equivalent of 4500 full-time staff....   [tags: Tourism, Sustainability, Natural environment]

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Economic Impact of Tourism in Mexico

- Although the tourism industry provides countless impacts towards a community, the key and foremost is its influence it has on the community’s economic status. In places like Mexico and South America, tourism is the key to help make the country prosper and strive for economic success. Without tourist, many places in Mexico like Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel and Puerto Penasco would be in economic devastation because the tourism industry is what turns their economy which creates more revenue for business providing the locals with more job opportunity to help aid in the creation of a thriving region....   [tags: economic success, tourism]

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A Brief Note On Stakeholders Affecting Tourism Destinations

- “A stakeholder is anyone who participates in the project or who will be affected by the results of the project, and may include…people and groups within and outside of the organization” (Brown & Hyer, 2010, p.107-108). In the article, “Stakeholders’ Contribution in Sustainable Tourism” A. Kadi, M. Jaafar, & F. Hassan (2015) seeks to explain how tourism stakeholders affect tourism destinations and the need for collaboration between all the stakeholders. After reading the article, I found that the findings supported how the stakeholders influenced tourism and the packages offered through economic impact on tourism destinations in which Kadi, Jaafar, & Hassan attempt to make known through highl...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Global Competition: Culture and Tourism

- Compete in today’s global world makes the countries in any other parts of the world will compete to defend presence acknowledgement by the world. The development of all aspects of life makes the state in any hemisphere shows of wealth as well as his true identity as a country. A country’s resource wealth into the shield from the impact of the progress of the world, but it also can we take advantage to make our country as the world promotion. The development of the world culture as icons make important to maintain themselves in the middle of the era of competition, culture is a symbol of system and meaning in a human society which contained the norms and values of social relationship and be...   [tags: tourism, culture, hospitality]

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A Report On Tourism Operators Are Attracting More Tourists

- Question 1: After researching on several websites, I am able to conclude that tourism operators are offering heavy discounts to attract more tourists. Without a doubt one can say that the actual prices for accommodations, transportation, and food are cheaper than the prices from 2010. Moreover, tourism entrepreneurs have to after these discounts, because the number of tourists decreased by millions after their civil war. For example, 5 stars hotels are offering rooms for $50 dollars in double occupancy rooms....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Tourism Has Degraded The Environment

- For decades tourism has degraded the environment by catering to curious travellers. Iconic landmarks like the Great Barrier Reef, Galapagos Islands, Grand Canyon, and Mount Everest, have all been impacted by the presence of tourism. Specifics in the definition of ecotourism vary across scientific literature. Ultimately ecotourism is both a practical and a theoretical construct that ideally works to better the tourism industry making it, and its participants more environmentally aware (Buckley 2009)....   [tags: Tourism, Natural environment, Biodiversity]

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Marketing Analysis : Tourism Marketing

- Tourism Marketing Question 3 A: Destination objectives- The first objective for Destination Queenstown is to maintain peak season through summer/winter because Queenstown is very busy in peak season and they are trying to maintain visitor numbers. To develop shoulder seasons in spring and autumn, this will bring more people to Queenstown when it is not so busy but there are still amazing experiences in Queenstown. To increase visitors stay days, increase visitor spend and build strategic partnerships, to bring more profit for Queenstown and build stronger relationships with partnerships....   [tags: Marketing, Marketing research, Tourism]

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CCSVI Medical Tourism in Canada

- The heightened popularity of CCSVI treatments for MS patients is increasing in spite of the many ethical issues presented by it. As such, the Canadian government has a moral obligation to consider the implications brought on to Canadians seeking this treatment as well as the rest of its’ public. In this paper I will argue that due to increased media attention, multiple stakeholder desires, and different future health repercussions; the Canadian government needs to find some sort of regulatory measures to increase the ethical obligations warranted in such an experimental procedure while still maintaining the agency of its public....   [tags: Medical Tourism in Canada]

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Tourism's Impact on Australia

- Various definitions of tourism exist. Tourism is defined by Macmillan Online Dictionary as the business of providing services for those people travelling for holidays. Tourism has experienced continued growth over the years and diversification and has become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. For countries like Australia, it has become one of the major contributing sectors in the economy generating large proportions of the national income and at the same time increase employment opportunities....   [tags: Tourism and Development Concepts]

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Tourism Industry Of New Zealand

- Tourism is an outstanding asset to all visitor target destinations and way of life .It is the leading source of revenue for New Zealand through visitors and local tourists major contribution to the host destination economy. It is an important foreign exchange earner which grants the most income, jobs and growth as we depend on it .The report " The State of the Tourism Industry "produced by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand and Lincoln University, appears in Tourism 2025, the New Zealand Strategic plan ....   [tags: Tourism, New Zealand, Cruise ship]

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Impacts of Urban Tourism

- During the past few decades, traveling has greatly increased. Purposes of travel vary, some travel for business, some for leisure, some for the experience of different cultures, some for specific interests, or just for the pursuit of entertainment. More than half of the globe's population now lives in urban areas, these places are now the world's stage for many civilizations. They are centers of arts, entertainment and food, gateways to traditional customs and modern society, focal points for commerce, industry and finance, culture and people, icons and architecture, uniqueness and unity, and of course they give tourists a chance to experience diversity and creativity....   [tags: Economics Society Tourism]

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Developing Tourism in Australia

- Developing Tourism in Australia Everything has been changed during the last century, especially tourism. Australia tourism has been rapidly changed because of the impact of economic, social structures, demographic, technology and political climate. This essay will focus on the changing for Australia tourism in the early 20th Century as compared to a household in the early 21st Century. In the early 20th Century, basing on Burton’s four phases of tourism participation (Weaver & Lawton,2010) Australia was in phases one....   [tags: vacations, tourism participation, population]

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Tourism: A Double-Edged Sword

- Tourism is something seen as common and in most cases, good for the economy as well as for a person in need of a vacation. From one person’s point of view, it would seem as if nothing was ever wrong with tourism. However, if one was to read A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid, one might see a different approach to the idea of tourism. Through exploring the problems of the island of Antigua, Kincaid shows one the ways in which tourism obscures the island's struggles. In this sense, A Small Place tells one that tourism is a double-edged sword – while it provides money for the nation, it also exploits it....   [tags: tourism, antigua, jamaica kincaid]

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Hospitality Industry And Tourism Sector

- Hospitality industry is one of the several industries, which has gradually gained prominence in the modern business world. In order to fully explain the role of hospitality industry within the travel and tourism sector and the interrelationship between the two, it is imperative to discuss what the hospitality sector actually entails. Hospitality sector comprises of various smaller sectors, for instance restaurants, hotels, accommodation, holiday and theme parks, transportation, event management and most importantly, travel and tourism services....   [tags: Hotel, Tourism, Recreation, Hospitality industry]

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Impact Of Tourism On New Zealand

- Cruise ship tourism is vital to New Zealand I’m witting this report to show the positive and negative effects of tourism within New Zealand, but mainly focusing on Dunedin’s port. Dunedin’s port is called Port Otago; this port has two berthing facilities, larger ships berth at Port Chalmers and the smaller ships will berth at Port Dunedin which is close to the city of Dunedin. The reason I am writing this report is to find out if the positive outweighs the negative within the community and the environment....   [tags: Cruise ship, Tourism, Ship, Dunedin]

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Tourism Industry a Major Source of Income

- ... In terms of indicators based on the purpose of this paper seeks to measure the impacts or benefits, competitiveness and future development in tourism. indicator Core Supplementary Future development Tourism performance and impacts -TDGDP -Inbound tourism expenditures -Exports of tourism services Ability of a destination to deliver quality and competitive tourism services -Labor productivity -Air connectivity and inter-modality -Government budget allocation for tourism Table1: List of indicators for measuring in tourism Source: modified from OECD (2013) Table1 shows indicators for measuring in tourism in accordance with OECD (2013) stated that indicators for measuring such factor...   [tags: economy and tourism destination]

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Impact of Visist California in Tourism

- Visit California is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1998 at a governmental state level that encourages tourism to California. The organization is run by the executive committee and board members. The mission of the organization is “to develop and maintain marketing programs — in partnership with the state's travel industry — that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination” (About Visit California, 2014). The 37 members Visit California commission include individuals from all 12 regions of California and they manage all properties of those regions (About Visit California, 2014)....   [tags: funding, non profit, tourism, california]

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Tourism And Hospitality Industries : Big Business

- 2. Tourism Today Is Big Business In what many consider as being the largest industry in the world, tourism, travel and hospitality make up the lion 's share of various economies globally. In the United States alone, a record $1.5 trillion was produced in 2013. Resulting in over 7.8 million US jobs, and accounting for more than 9 percent of all exports from the US, it 's estimated that one out of every 18 Americans finds himself/herself employed in one way or another by the travel or tourist-related sector....   [tags: Tourism, Cruise ship, World Tourism Organization]

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Compare and Contrast British Tourism Policy vs. Maltese Tourism Policy

- Introduction The report presents an overview of the national and international tourism policies that have been drafted and implemented throughout the years. I will compare and contrast the Maltese Tourism Policy (2006 & 2012) with the British Tourism Policy (2011). Goeldner and Ritchie (2009) identify a tourism policy as a set of regulations, rules, guidelines, directives, and development/promotion objectives and strategies that provide a framework within which the collective and individual decisions affecting long-term tourism development and the daily activities within a destination are taken”....   [tags: Tourism Policy Essays]

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Tourism Is A Good Economic Development Strategy For Malaysia

- Tourism is a Good Economic Development Strategy for Malaysia Currently, tourism has been a significant industry globally. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), over the past six decades, tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors in the world (Dwyer & Spurr, 2010). Tourism, as a kind of the third industry, is especially popular and has also been the most important economic sources in Southeast Asian countries because of the its rich tourism resources....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Malaysia]

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Social And Cultural Impacts Of Tourism Development

- SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACTS OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT The discourse concerning the impacts of tourism in national development, economic and otherwise, has had both negative and positive connotations. Societies hosting tourist attractions are seen as the victims of the negative effects of tourism while the tourists seen as the perpetrators of the crime; bringing their culture and values and imposing them on the host societies. While these generally accepted stereotypical thoughts may be true in some instances, it is however misleading to hold these notions regarding the changes in the social and cultural aspects of a society....   [tags: Tourism, Sociology, Culture]

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Tourism and Its Related Industries in Egypt

- Egypt is one of the most beautiful countries. It is the oldest tourist destination on earth. Nowadays, tourism is one of the most important industries and it is the leader in providing new jobs to decrease the unemployment rate. It involves a range of organizations, businesses and government agencies working together complementary to each other. After January 25th, the rates of tourism has decreased in Egypt due to many reasons. It has been proven that tourist’s number has fallen from 14 million in 2010 to 10.2 million in 2013....   [tags: tourism, economic rate, unemployment]

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Supply And Demand Of Tourism

- Supply and Demand in Tourism. Question one a) If every other sub product was perfect, they would be useless without somewhere to stay. The tourist experience would still be good if the entertainment or conference/ convention facilities were not perfect or non-existent. When a tourist destination has great food places and attractions they need a place to stay so they can complete all their dream attractions and activities during their time away. If a destination has good accommodation they also need a basic infrastructure and transport for visitors to access the destination such as flying or a taxi from the airport....   [tags: New Zealand, Tourism, Māori, Want]

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Green Innovation in Tourism for Economic Sustainability

- The tourism sector has undoubtedly become one of the globe’s foremost drivers of economic development, sustainability and progress. This is because its rate of growth, links to other economic sectors as well as dependence on a relatively unblemished natural environment puts it into an inimitable position from an economic sustainability and development perspective. In the same breath, tourism has been singled out as one of the key sectors that can play a leading role in the world’s transition to an inclusive green economy characterized by low carbon release....   [tags: green economy, sustainability, tourism]

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Tourism As A Form Of Making Profit

- According to a personal interview (R.Zuniga, 7th February, 2016), tourism is “the relationship arising from the interactions of Tourist who travel for both psychic and physical experiences, Business operators that provide good and services such as restaurants, hotel, entertainment, etc., the Host community that see tourism as a form of employment and culture and the host government that see tourism as a form of making profit to better make the country’s economy fluid. As we know it is no recent occurrence, Modern tourism can be traced to what was known as the Grand Tour, which was a traditional trip of Europe (especially Germany and Italy) undertaken by mainly upper-class European you...   [tags: Tourism, Cruise ship, Belize, Grand Tour]

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Sex Tourism in Southeast Asian countries

- Introduction The predominant popularity of sex tourism in South East Asia led to many foreign tourist attractions to their countries. South East Asia, notably Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, and Cambodia all have notorious red light districts promoted in guidebooks as a tourist attraction. Thus, it is not uncommon to sight family groups shopping in the open-air market while sex workers actively drag passers-by into strip clubs and bars that offers sex services on the same street. This paper is concerned with sex tourism and the images that it constructs for particular South East Asian countries....   [tags: Sex Tourism Essays]

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The Exotic Appeal: Exoticism in Mexican Tourism

- The tourist gaze of Mexico is of an exotic destination which consists of sun, beaches, tropical weather, and turquoise waters. Tourism in Mexico began in the 1970s and during the past two decades the country has become an exclaimed tourist destination. Currently, tourist revenues are the third-highest source of foreign exchange (Wilson, 2008, 6). Mexican tourism is predominately marketed to the United States (Swords & Mize, 55). These Western tourist visit Mexico to experience a sense of exoticism....   [tags: Exotic Destination, Beaches, Tourism]

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Gender Image Of State Tourism Brochures

- The scholarly article that I’ve chosen to analyze would be an article titled, “Gender Images in State Tourism Brochures: An Overlooked Area in Socially Responsible Tourism Marketing” by Ercan Sirakaya and Sevil Sonmez. The article can be found in the Journal of Travel Research, vol. 38. The article focuses on the portrayal of women within tourism marketing and more particularly to the portrayal of women within the tourism brochures. The authors give their reasoning for starting this type of research by stating, “Despite increasing societal concern with gender equality and discrimination issues, as well as the need for societal marketing, research dealing with these issues in tourism is virtu...   [tags: Gender, Sociology, Tourism]

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Globalization and Dubai’s Tourism Industry

- Dubai is one of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is located in a south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula with the largest population of 2.2 million, 15% being Emiratis and 65% south Asians. Over the decades, Dubai has shown unbelievable growth, from a small fishing town to one of the most iconic cities in the world. The growth has been based on the oil discoveries and revenue it created. (Mazza, n.d.)In the past half century, Dubai’s economy was based on fishing, pearl diving, date farming, camel rearing and sea trade....   [tags: Dubai’s Tourism Industry]

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Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter : Logo

- Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter Rotorua Sustainable Tourism (logo can be seen in Figure 5) acts as a guideline for the practice of sustainability among local business. In accordance with this charter is a New Zealand’s official quality assurance to program called Quallmark. (Sustainability, 2015) Quallmark’s qualification is only awarded businesses that follow the five following criteria in developing their strategies:  Energy Efficiency  Waste Management  Water Conservation  Environmental Conservation  Community Support Figure 5: Rotorua Sustainable Charter logo (ROTORUA SUSTAINABLE CHARTER INC., n.d.) As tourists are increasingly aware of environmental sustainabili...   [tags: Sustainability, Natural environment, Tourism]

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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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Important Attributes Of The Tourism Product

- Question 3: A tourism product is a service, good or a combination that could be offered to tourist of a particular destination. They could be natural, cultural, or handicrafts. .One has to remember that a touristic product is different than other products, due to the fact that they provide services, such as transportation, accommodations, entertainment, food, and souvenirs. For these reasons, a good product must be attractive, high quality, offers several ways of transportation, and offer a good price....   [tags: Tourism, Travel agency, Travel, Airline ticket]

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Tourism Industry Outweigh The Negatives, And The Local Host People

- Tourism is the commercial organization and operation of activities, services, and industries for travelers (“What Is Tourism Lesson”). The tourism industry can bring multiple economic and social benefits to a country. Debates over tourism being more beneficial or exploitative of the host people have risen due to tourism having damaging effects if not properly controlled. Tourism can only be sustainable is it is carefully managed so the benefits of the tourism industry outweigh the negatives, and the local host people prosper....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Machu Picchu]

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Concepts Associated with Tourism Developments in Blackpool

- This report explores the theoretical concepts associated with tourism, leisure and hospitality developments in Blackpool. It also looks at the economic, social, political and environmental impacts of tourism. There are a variety of reasons why Blackpool has been developed as a tourist resort, and it has many historical sites of interest including the beach and Blackpool Tower. It also has a variety of leisure activities. Blackpool also offers a wide range of accommodation and restaurant options....   [tags: Tourism, Hospitality, Blackpool, development, econ]

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What´s Medical Tourism?

- Today, the advance of technology has brought people flexibility in distance wherever they want to travel. As the results of this advancement, more and more people are willing to travel, not only for leisure, but also for getting medical treatment. This action is referred as medical tourism (Hall, 2011). Medical tourism is not a new phenomena, however, not every country is popular with medical tourism label. This particular essay will assess the research findings by Hanefeld et al. (2013) on medical tourism in one specific country, United Kingdom and its cost and benefits to the NHS....   [tags: patients, foreign patients, tourism industry]

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Dark Tourism

- Dark Tourism is defined by Foley and Lennon (2000) as "the phenomenon which encompasses the presentation and consumption (by visitors) of real and commodified death and disaster sites." Tarlow (2005, Pg 48) ascertains that it is "visitations to places where tragedies or historically noteworthy death has occurred and that continue to impact our lives." Dark Tourism is a relatively new term to academic research so at these early stages it is still not well-defined. The two most scholarly definitions I have included are still loose and slightly vague, although these interpretations have increased debate and research into this area....   [tags: Social Issues, Grief Tourism]

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Importance Of Preventive Measures And Sustainability Planning On Tourism Development

- Options Identified in the Literature for Approaching the Problem Option 1: The importance of preventive measures and sustainability planning in tourism development. Control policies (taxes and regulations) should be used to protect the environment against negative influences of tourism development. Option 2: The demand for continuous monitoring and managing negative impacts. The necessity of a measurement and assessment standard for auditing environmental impact Option 3: Social awareness is the key to balance tourism development and sustainable preservation Option 4: Sustainable models of tourism, especially ecotourism, should be a part of a preservation strategy in order to maximize their...   [tags: Sustainability, Environment, Tourism]

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The Development Of Tourism And Its Effects On Host Destinations

- The development of tourism, in particular mass tourism, has had immense impacts on host destinations, some positive and others that are detrimental to three factors - economic, social/cultural and environmental. For tourism to continue to flourish in the future, a host destination must create sustainable business practices. Sustainability refers to “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations” (Graci, 2015). Therefore, a destination must implement sustainable practices, in all three factors, in order to prolong the life cycle of a tourism destination....   [tags: Tourism, Sustainability, Environment]

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