• The 2010 Shanghai World Expo a Hong Kong Residents’ Perspective
    Shanghai World Expo (Shanghai Expo), with the theme of ‘Better City, Better Life’, aims to reflect mankind’s common aspirations for the beautiful life in the city and the attention that the international community pays to future policy making, city strategy and sustainable development (Expo 2010 Shanghai...
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  • The Importance of Event Planning
    become mainly generators for those who plan and execute them. Use examples to illustrate your argument. Introduction The planned events all over the world are exciting and diverse and have almost unlimited scope of variety in basis of form, function and event experiences. The meanings attached to those...
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  • The World Expo
    The world expo is holding in shanghai 2010. Expo short for "exposition” is the name given to various large public exhibitions held in different countries. The first Expo was held in The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom in 1851. Since that the history about world expo has over 150 years...
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  • Business Assignment Cbse
    Every five years and for a period of six months, World Expos attract millions of visitors. The World Expo has never been held in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia in the history of the event. The UAE is bidding to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating...
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  • Does the Winner Really Take It All: Assessing the Impact of Mega Sport Events on Fdi Flows of the Hosting Country
    WINNER REALLY TAKE IT ALL: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF MEGA SPORT EVENTS ON FDI FLOWS OF THE HOSTING COUNTRY by Valentyna Baloshenko A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MA in Economic Analysis Kyiv School of Economics 2012 Thesis Supervisor: Professor Tom...
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  • Hosting the Olympic Games
    9/5/12 Is it Worth the Costs to Host the Summer Olympics? The Summer Olympic Games are some of the most prestigious, and most watched sporting events on the planet that are all mixed into one huge international event. With this prestige come the best athletes in the world, ranging from track and field...
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  • What Is a Mega Event
    few years, for example the winter and summer Olympic games are every four years. Mega Events can be recognised for not only the economic impacts but also the social impacts as well as the audience scale the Event gains during it. The audience of a Mega Event is not only the number of attendees but also...
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  • Toward an Urban Sociology of Mega-Events
    become so significant, as a result of either widespread recognition or perceptions of their meaning and impact, that cities have actually engaged in competitions with 6ther cities in a "bid" process to host these events. The larger the event as measured by the number of participants, the extent of media exposure...
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  • Tourism
    Stolk Today, increase in the discretionary leisure time and disposable income of the society has undoubtedly created tourism boom in many countries. As soon as tourism industry is measured as a fundamental factor in improving the economy, local governments and other corporations in a destination...
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  • China convention market
    growing potential. Based on the research done by the World Tourism Organization (WTO, 2006), it shows that the number of participators at convention including exhibitors and delegates are both increasing, on the other hand, the number of congress of the world is also keep increasing in recent years. The ICCA...
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  • Tokyo Teleport Town: Between Utopia and Reality
    reality Simona Kalikova Introduction: "Tokyo consciously strives to transform itself into a world city through the creation of a network centre for innovation, information and finance." 1 Since the end of the Second World War the Tokyo metropolis was object of reconstruction, enlargement and development. Nevertheless...
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  • Does Holding the Olympic Games Have Benefits for the Host Country?
    benefits for the host country? In recent years, the Olympic Games have developed into one of the most significant mega-international sporting events (Roche,2000). More and more cities are bidding to host the Olympics and increasingly...
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  • Positive and Negative Impacts on the Growth of Events Industry
    CONTENTS PURPOSE OF PAPER -------------------------------------- 1 INTRODUCTION Brief definition of sustainability Economic impacts Social impacts Environmental impacts Political issues Natural disasters -------------------------------------- 1 ----------------------------------- 2, 3 ------------------------------------3...
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  • The Situation and Trend of Development of 3d Virtual Exhibition
    government suddenly promulgates a decree that exhibitors from China and other four countries is forbidden to take part in the BASELWORLD the Watch and Jewel show because SARS is seriously spreading in these countries. For the same reason, during the SARS, more than half travelers canceled their plans...
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  • Event
    The environmental impact of mega events: focus on the 2010 FIFA world cup in South Africa Name: Yang rui Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction and background 3 2.0 Environmental impact and legacy issues 3 2.1 Preparative stages 4 2.2 Environmental impact during events 5 2.3 Legacy...
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  • Tourism
    This report can be divided into 5 main parts. First part is summarizing Beijing Olympic Games on the impact of tourism industry. It will explore from three aspects which include the image of the country, the tourist source and tourism environment. Second part is overviewing Beijing Olympic Games makes...
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  • How Might the Culture of a Country Influences the Ways in Which a Foreign Company Might Conduct Its Business in That Country?
    How might the culture of a country influences the ways in which a foreign company might conduct its business in that country? Table of Contents Summary ………………………………………………………………………..Page 1 Introduction …………………………………………………………………..... Page 1 Entry Modes …………………………………………………………………….Page 2 Strategy …………………………………………………………………………...
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  • Analysis of Events
    the influence that the Australian Grand Prix has in marketing destinations and its aimed towards making the reader have an understanding of the economic impact of this event. During the review workshop, the student members in my group suggested I might develop my ideas better, so I went back through my...
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  • London 2012
    which enhance and aids economical, political, sociological and technological situation to the host city. In addition it is considered as a significant challenge to create and design an infrastructure capable to host mega events with a long-term efficiency within budget and a positive legacy. This year is...
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  • Tourism
    Critically analyse the impacts that mega events have on a tourism destination Introduction Tourism is known to be essential and extremely beneficial for countries. The economic benefits can be profound. In 2008 statistical data shows that tourism accounted for a total of £4B to the British economy...
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