"Tourism Destroy Cultural Traditions" Essays and Research Papers

  • Tourism Destroy Cultural Traditions

    LITRATURE REVIEW Tourism is the largest sector of the world. It brings income for a country as well as help to preserve the world heritage. We can say that tourism is playing an important role to provide work for people. Tourism makes a person to away from his home and to do activities. Tourism means travelling to the sites for holiday, business, study, leisure, relaxation etc. “Tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for...

    Bikaner, Jaipur, Madhya Pradesh 952  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism

    3 2. Cultural Tourism 3 3. Where Can Cultural Tourism Be Found 3 4. Resources Required in Cultural Tourism 4 5. Businesses, Suppliers and Partners in Cultural Tourism 4 6. Target Audience 5 7. How it is attractive 5 8. Challenges and Issues 6 9. Possible Solutions 7 References 8 1. Introduction Cultural tourism is the topic that will be discussed on and the country of choice is Turkey. The resources, businesses, suppliers and partners that are involved with cultural tourism...

    Cultural tourism, Culture, Maldives 1656  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism

    CULTURAL TOURISM First of all, it is important to define cultural tourism as the basis around which the whole research is formulated. It is important to highlight the fact that the experts do not agree on a universal definition because of the wide range of activities it covers. Over the years, the definition of this type of tourism has suffer some changes depending on the field of study and one of the most popular definitions is the one stated by Richards (2001, p.37) in which the concept of...

    Art, Cultural tourism, Heritage tourism 959  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sociol Cultural Impacts of Tourism

    Socio-cultural impacts of tourism in Turkey [pic] Date: 23 January 2009 Table of Content Page: Introduction…………………………………………………………..3 1.What are socio- cultural impacts in general?...........................3 2.What is the tourism development in Turkey (Mediterranean area)?………………………………………………………………... 3.What are the impacts for the Mediterranean area?.................. Conclusion…………………………………………………………. Introduction This report deals with the problem statement...

    Europe, Israel, Lebanon 1583  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Cultural Impacts of Tourism on the Host Communities

    The cultural impacts of tourism on the host communities The impact that tourism has on the cultural lives of communities is one of the most important issues debated by tourism researchers and academics today. There is an increasingly growing concern that tourism development is leading to destinations losing their cultural identity by catering for the perceived needs of tourists. Although they take longer to appear, the cultural consequences of tourist activity have the potential to be much...

    Cultural tourism, Culture, Heritage tourism 1087  Words | 4  Pages

  • Socio-Cultural Effects of Tourism on Jamaica

    You are here: / Why / Socio-cultural impacts The socio-cultural impacts of conventional tourism described here, are the effects on host communities of direct and indirect relations with tourists and of interaction with the tourism industry. For a variety of reasons, host communities often are the weaker party in interactions with their guests and service providers. The impacts arise when tourism brings about changes in value systems and behaviour, thereby threatening indigenous identity....

    Culture, Heritage tourism, Tourism 822  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism

    HOW TOURISM CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIO-CULTURAL CONSERVATION Negative socio-cultural impacts from tourism How tourism can contribute to socio-cultural development Tourism can contribute to positive developments, not just negative impacts. It has the potential to promote social development through employment creation, income redistribution and poverty alleviation. Other potential positive impacts of tourism include: Tourism as a force for peace Traveling brings people into contact with each other...

    Bali, Culture, Indigenous peoples 848  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Qualitative Assessment on How Cultural Villages Influence Tourism Development in South Africa

    Introduction Tourism is a major contributor in South Africa’s resources. Government is now more focusing on tourism and its attractiveness mainly lies in cultural diversity. Attractiveness included cultural villages, museums and cites of rock art. Among these, cultural villages have been part of the cultural landscape for many years and hence they have been developed to be a tourist attraction by government in recent days (South Africa’s official tourism website 2012). The villages combine many...

    Cultural geography, Cultural tourism, Culture 2093  Words | 7  Pages

  • Aunthenticity in Tourism

    According to Theobald (1998:411) authenticity means genuine, unadulterated or the real thing. In modern times tourism is frequently accused of destroying authenticity ((a notion which is problematic in its own term), through commoditization of cultures, such as festivals, dance rituals and food which is produced for monetary gain. The definition of authenticity is debatable by many academics; I will try to explore their views on this subject in this essay. MacCannell, in The Tourist (1999), portrayed...

    Tourism 1220  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism Essay

    2012 Summary: Cultural Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management This book seeks to provide the reader or tourist with insights on how the two worlds, tourism and cultural heritage management intersect, but also how they conflict in that they represent opposite sides of cultural tourism itself. The book outlines for the reader that while tourism professionals evaluate the potential for profit, cultural management professionals evaluate the same assets for their value. Tourism represents the...

    Cultural heritage, Cultural tourism, Culture 762  Words | 3  Pages

  • tourism

    financially from tourism. However, tourism in LEDCs needs to be carefully managed to prevent harm to the environment and disruption to local communities. Economic effects First and foremost, money travelling into countries through tourism can lead to the establishment of some morally questionable activity. To name a few, tourist hotspots in developing countries are often rife with theft problems, maimed beggars and prostitution. The inflaming of these issues as a result of increased tourism is an obvious...

    Tourism, World Tourism Organization 988  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism

    defined by the World Tourism Organization (WTO), tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business, and other purposes. Key concepts of sustainable development and sustainable tourism, values and ethics of sustainable tourism and the needs of sustainability in all form of tourism shall be discussed in this essay. 2.1 Sustainable Tourism Since World War II, tourism has developed from...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Natural capital 2314  Words | 7  Pages

  • What Tourism Gives To Ladakh

    What Tourism Gives to Ladakh? Ladakh is an interesting subject to study but its inaccessibility to us and sort of a disinterest for it among us Kashmiri students makes it a challenging and a daunting task to have a thorough research conducted on it. It was obviously not so easy for a research scholar like me to go for a study on Ladakh. Primary focus of research was tourism and impact of tourism on Ladakhi society. Ladakh proved to be a great subject for the research program due to its potential...

    Culture, Kashmir, Ladakh 1135  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism as a Cultural Phenomenon

    Tourism is global phenomenon that has evolved tremendously in the past century. These transformations have depended on and benefited from the emergence of Western Capitalism and capitalist economies (Chambers 2010: 15). Initially restricted to the tourism of the “preserve of elites” (Urry 1991: 4) the “Grand Tour” has over time become an easily accessible universal experience, defining the characteristics of the modern man and consequently is the “largest industry in the world” (Urry 1991: 5). Although...

    Sociology, Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1679  Words | 5  Pages

  • Social and Cultural Negative Impacts of Tourism in Turkey

    2.0 Findings and Discussion 2.1 Definition The International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates defines tourism as the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited and also refers to the sector of the national economy with complex functions that unites a number of goods and services, offer...

    Culture, Sustainable tourism, Tourism 1490  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism

    Assignment For Cultural tourism in Nepal Impact on culture by tourism Shobha Kumari Karki Khatri Advance diploma Management research report Ethame graduate school Submission date:- 29th August 2011 CTH No. 24310 Acknowledge Firstly my big thanks is deserve to my college Ethames Graduate School which provide me a opportunities to be a part of the college. And I would like to express my deep respective thanks...

    Cultural heritage, Cultural tourism, Culture 6193  Words | 22  Pages

  • Tourism

    What is Tourism? Tourism includes several social practices. All these have the small common characteristic that they are different and they are a 'departure' from normal life. These characteristics help us to define tourism, which according to the W.T.O (World Trade Organization) is the movement of people away from their normal routine of residence and work for a period of not less than 24 hours and not more than 1 year. Tourism is a free time activity because it gets along with its opposite,...

    Gay, Gay community, Gay pride 2286  Words | 7  Pages

  • Tourism

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of not only recreation, but also the provision of services for this act. It might occupy local services such as entertainment, accommodation and catering for tourists. It may seem, that tourism brings only benefits, but further consideration shows that it also has disadvantages. Firstly, many countries depend heavily upon travel expenditures by foreigners as a source of taxation and as a source of income for...

    Natural environment, Tourism, Unemployment 1213  Words | 4  Pages

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism.

    Tourism can be a blessing to a country but it is by no means an unmixed blessing.” Discuss By: L6E1 Tourism is the world’s largest and fastest growing industry and can be defined as the totality of the relationship and phenomenon arising from travel and education purposes of people, provided the stay does not imply the establishment of a permanent residence and is not connected with remunerated activity. While it may boost a country’s economy, doubts about the overall benefits...

    Economy, England, Tourism 1563  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism in Africa

    Tourism in Africa | May 2011 | Do the positive effects of tourism in Africa outweigh the negative effects? | Jo-Anne Mc Alister Student Number: 11028468 Lecturer: Avasha Rambiritch | Tourism in Africa Tourism is a fast growing economic industry, particularly in Africa, which, as a developing continent, has a vast amount of potential. Studies done have shown that tourism is a growing industry worldwide. It grows at an average of 10%-15% annually (Miller quoted in Wikipedia-Ecotourism...

    Africa, Agritourism, Culture 1758  Words | 5  Pages

  • Importance of tourism

    Some people think tourism is just going to a travel agency and buying a tour to visit a place. However, there are more issues involved with this field than people can imagine. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) tourism represented 5% of the direct global GDS, offering 235 million jobs worldwide and generating more than US$ 1 billion for local communities where it is developed. It is clear, therefore, that tourism brings advantages to a country, but there are obviously disadvantages...

    Pollution, Sustainable tourism, The Bahamas 1164  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tourism and Culture

    Culture and tourism 1. Culture and Tourism 1.1 Definition Culture comprises of “the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society” (1). Through culture, people discover their true identity, adapt to social norms and play a vital part in contributing to the society. Therefore, culture consists of several aspects of the society such as language, values, customs, norms, and so on. On the other hand, tourism consists of the practice...

    Culture, Ethnic group, Globalization 1543  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism

    DEFINITION OF CULTURAL TOURISM A review of existing definitions One of the research tasks undertaken for this report was to investigate the feasibility of establishing an agreed definition/definitional framework for cultural tourism research. This involved a review of definitions included in the culture and tourism literature, as well as discussion on this topic with cultural tourism stakeholders. The first question asked by those contacted about the collection of cultural tourism statistics...

    Australia, Cultural tourism, Culture 1924  Words | 8  Pages

  • Tourism

    Tourism Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. Tourists are persons who are "travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited" (official UNWTO definition). A more comprehensive definition would be that tourism is a service industry. Many...

    Cultural tourism, Dark tourism, Geotourism 941  Words | 4  Pages

  • Discuss the Significance of Authenticity in Cultural Tourism Through Provision and Experience.

    Discuss the significance of authenticity in cultural tourism through provision and experience. Abstract: Throughout this essay I have discussed that authenticity is relative and not absolute. The significance of authenticity within cultural tourism lies only with the experience of the travelling tourist and their individual desires. Within this essay I have broken down the different elements within cultural tourism and authenticity to help support my argument, which is clearly stated above: authenticity...

    Cultural tourism, Existentialism, Experience 1731  Words | 5  Pages

  • Impact of Tourism

    Tourism, as in other industries, has three interconnected aspects: environment, socio-cultural, and economic. Discuss the positive and negative impacts of tourism in relation to these areas. Tourism is defined as ‘the temporary movement of people to destinations beyond their normal place of work and residence; the activities undertaken while there; and the facilities created to meet their needs.’ (Bliss & Pain 2005, p. 295) Now in our world tourism is the fastest growing industry. In 2002 more...

    Natural environment, Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1608  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism

    celebrate the year 2011 as "Nepal Tourism Year 2011" and has lunched the slogan "Together for Tourism" for it. The tourism trade Organizations and the stake holders like us have already accepted the Program and are eagerly awaited to welcome the targeted One Million Foreign Tourists and the Internal Tourists in similar numbers. The whole year will be celebrated by exposing the History, Culture, Nature and Adventure of the country. Visitors can observe various cultural, natural diversity in colorful...

    Nepal, Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1113  Words | 4  Pages

  • Food as Cultural Products by Tourism Industry Today Affects the Culinary Heritages in Negative Senses

    “Generally speaking, the use of food as cultural products by tourism industry today affects the culinary heritages in negative senses “ . INTRODUTION In this essay we survey the use of food as cultural products by tourism industry today affects the culinary heritages in negative senses “ .In every society, the nature of food and its distribution are directly influenced by a range of seemingly remote economic, technological, political, cultural, historical and sociological factors (Sloan...

    Culture, Food, Sociology 538  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism

    of Intramuros perceive the negative impacts of tourism more than the positive ones. Why tourism has failed to create perceived ... 2. Top Philippine World Heritage Sites - Department of Tourism www.tourism.gov.ph › Site Pages - Isalin ang pahinang ito Department of Tourism > Site Pages > top10sitetogo ... Norte; Nuestra Señora dela Asunción in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur; and San Agustin in Intramuros, Manila. 3. [PDF]  R.A. 9593 - Department of Tourism www.tourism.gov.ph/.../RA%209593.pdf - Isalin...

    Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Region, Manila 1548  Words | 6  Pages

  • tourism

    Issues in the Tourism Industry - Assignment Mark Sheet Name: Muhammad Rizwan Javed CTH number: 35312 Task Activity No. of Internal Marking CTH Marks Moderated Allocated / Final Mark First Internal Agreed marker Moderator/ Mark Second Marker Task 1: Critically evaluates trends in areas of urban and cultural tourism Secondary...

    Activity, Cultural tourism, Gospel of Mark 263  Words | 2  Pages

  • Tourism

    In earlier days meaning of tourism was basic but now a day’s scenario is totally changed now as discussed by poon (1993) interest of tourists has diverted from popular destinations to more specific and virgin locations to meet their individual needs. These tourists are more adventurous, more experienced, travel for fun, independent and with more cash in their accounts. Special interest tourism is new concept of tourism where there are additions in the type of tourism. Now days it is being created...

    Cultural tourism, Government of India, Heritage tourism 2075  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Studies of Uluru

    people. This essay will investigate the expected behaviour of visitors to Uluru from the local Aboriginal perspectives by using the discipline of cultural studies. An attempt is also made to determine how the behaviour has been changed from the attitude before 2005 as well as to explore the importance for tourism suppliers to understand the difference. Cultural studies are closely related to sociology. Sociology is one of the most contributions to leisure studies in the context of multidisciplinary environment...

    Anthropology, Cultural studies, Culture 1643  Words | 5  Pages

  • International Tourism

    International Business Assignment Article Review on The Multi-Dimensional Impact Of International Tourism Hany H. Makhlouf, University of the District of Columbia, USA ABSTRACT Most countries – be they developed or developing, rich or poor, and large or small – compete for a larger share of the international tourism dollars. They capitalize on their cultural heritage, historic landmarks, rich wildlife, ancient monuments, scenic beauty, and other distinctive attractions and invest in world...

    Culture, Economics, Economy 1913  Words | 7  Pages

  • Oral traditions

    begins when men take to writing.' He, as well as others who had the same opinion, failed to realize that African communities existed long before colonialism and so had their own history, even though it had not been put into writing at the time. Oral traditions have played and continue to play important roles in the history of Africa as well as its present. Songs, folklores, superstitions, etc. are just some of the things that have been passed from generation to generation orally. We see the evidence of...

    Africa, African people, Atlantic slave trade 1315  Words | 4  Pages

  • Eco Tourism

    Eco-tourism is more than a catch phrase for nature loving travel and recreation. Eco-tourism is consecrated for preserving and sustaining the diversity of the world's natural and cultural environments. It accommodates and entertains visitors in a way that is minimally intrusive or destructive to the environment and sustains & supports the native cultures in the locations it is operating in. Responsibility of both travellers and service providers is the genuine meaning for eco-tourism. Eco-tourism...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Environment 1353  Words | 5  Pages

  • Definition Of Tourism

    Definition of Tourism In 1976, the Tourism Society of England’s definition was “Tourism is the temporary, short-term movement of people to destination outside the places where they normally live and work and their activities during the stay at each destination. It includes movements for all purposes.” The World Tourism Organization defines tourism as “traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes”...

    Cultural tourism, Maldives, Mexico 1671  Words | 6  Pages

  • Thailand Tourism

    1. Introduction The World Tourism Organisation affiliated to United Nations and recognised as the leading international body on global tourism states that tourism is “ the activities of person travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes” (WTO 2011). Travel and tourism is a very important economic activity around the world and it is the largest service industry in the world (WTTC 2011). ...

    Bangkok, Chao Phraya River, Gulf of Thailand 658  Words | 3  Pages

  • tourism

    HANOI TOURISM INDUSTRY RESEARCH PROJECT Group 1 September 25th, 2013 CONTENTS I. Introduction II. Opportunities and Threats III. Major competitors & Competition in HANOI IV. The survey results V. Keys finding VI. Recommendation VII. Conclusion I. Introduction: Although many of us have been "tourists" at some point in our lives, defining what tourism actually is can be difficult. Tourism is the activities of persons traveling to and staying...

    Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1418  Words | 7  Pages

  • cultural heritage tourism

    Sustainable tourism The UN-World Tourism Organization (UN-WTO) has defined sustainable tourism as an enterprise that achieves an effective balance among the environmental, economic, and socio-cultural aspects of tourism development in order to guarantee long-term benefits to recipient communities. According to UN-WTO, it should: Make optimal use of environmental resources that constitute a key element in tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural...

    Cultural heritage, Cultural tourism, Culture 5433  Words | 18  Pages

  • Backpacker Tourism in Poor Countries

    Backpacker Tourism in Poor Countries While most kinds of tourism attempt to attract tourists with luxurious accommodations and comfortable facilities, backpacker tourism differs from other tourism. According to Longman dictionary, the term backpacker or independent tourist means “someone who is traveling for pleasure, usually with not very much money, and who walks or uses public transport and carries a backpack” (Adamowicz et al., 2009, p.107). They move from one place to another rather than...

    Backpacking, England, Local food 962  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Tourism in Malaysia from an Indian Tourist's Perspective

    REVIEW OF JOURNAL: CULTURAL TOURISM IN MALAYSIA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF INDIAN TOURISTS: A STUDY 29 OCTOBER 2013 For the past decade, tourists from India have shown an incline ever since the year 2002 (Tourism Malaysia, 2009). India also has been identified as one of the top 10 countries that contributed to Malaysia’s inbound tourism market. Indian tourists alone over the last few years have generated substantially to Malaysian Tourism in terms of revenue (Kiran, Kumar & George...

    Cultural tourism, Heritage tourism, Maldives 1050  Words | 4  Pages

  • Global Tourism Negative Impacts Of Tourism

    Tourism can generate large amount of revenues and provide job opportunities globally. Tourism is often treated as means to develop the country and to make the country known worldwide. This leads to the construction of infrastructure and facilities which are placed in locations which has the tendency to generate revenue in conjunction to tourism. However, the environment, economy and socio-culture suffers from the acts of tourism due to the activities carried out by tourist, thus creating negative...

    Maldives, Tourism 1386  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tourism ]

    By: Anne Vilagut 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...

    Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1138  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Impacts

    dissertation topics 1. Tourism as a development strategy in micro regions, demonstrating it by a few specific examples. 2. The role of strategic and operative tourism programs and their contribution to the development of tourism in the regions. 3. The role of Tourism Marketing Boards in the development of regional offers – thematic tours, etc. 4. Changes in the scale of values among the inhabitants of those settlements where they make their living from tourism. (Survey of literature and...

    Economic development, European Union, Hungarian people 1483  Words | 4  Pages

  • Soci-Cultural Impacts of Tourism

    19TH FEBUARY 2013 Tourism is a social, cultural and economic trend which entails the movement of people to countries or places outside their usual environment for personal or business purposes. These people are called visitors and tourism has to do with their activities, some of which imply tourism expenditure (UNWTO 2007). According to Mowforth and Munt (1998), “it is an industry that facilitates not just the movement of people going from one country to another, but the accompanying mass displacement...

    Culture, Heritage tourism, Sustainable tourism 2909  Words | 8  Pages

  • Introduction to Tourism

    1Introduction to Tourism * 2. Learning Objectives Understand what tourism is and its many definitions. Learn the component of tourism and tourism management. Knows the benefits and costs of tourism * 3. Introduction Tourism is the leader in the production of new jobs. Tourism has developed an important part of the economic foundation of many countries. Growth rate of services sector faster than any other. * 4. Tourism – Myths and Realities Myths RealitiesThe majority of tourism in the world...

    Natural environment, Recreation, Religious tourism 1369  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tourism Industry in Switzerland

    1. Country Background 2. Literature Review of Sustainable Tourism At the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Agenda 211 was adopted by 182 countries and sets out a comprehensive blueprint of actions to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organisations of the United Nations (UN), governments, and major groups in every area to bring about sustainable development. Stakeholders of the travel and tourism industry including world organisations, governments and industries started to include...

    Economic growth, Geotourism, Gross domestic product 1455  Words | 4  Pages

  • Eco Tourism

    responsible, ecologically sustainable and advantageous to the local communities by creating jobs and improving living conditions overall. Palawan is the second biggest province in the country in terms of land area and has been recommended by the tourism department as the top eco-destination in the country. The Ethics of Ecotourism in the PhilippinesAround thirty percent of the people in the Philippines live in poverty, and there are 85 million people who live there. That's nearly 25.5 million impoverished...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Environment 718  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Theory Essay - Australian Tourism

    The Australian tourism advertisement that was released earlier this year, complete with the tagline “So where the bloody hell are you?” was one of the most controversial government-funded ads in recent memory. The advertisement was created and funded by Tourism Australia and screened on domestic television in dozens of countries around the world. The release of the ad prompted considerable worldwide discussion: it was initially banned from British television by the Broadcast Advertising Clearance...

    Australia, Brisbane, Constitution of Australia 1738  Words | 6  Pages

  • Historical Tourism

    CHAPTER – I INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL TOURISM HISTORICAL TOURISM CONCEPT AND MEANING: Historical tourism refers to a kind of tourism, where the tour or tour group focuses on the history; history of some place, people, thing, or events.[1] They go, see, study, discuss and experience places where historical things occurred. The places will be a portrayal of history of that country or the region and tells about the past happenings. Tourists usually visit those places of historical importance...

    Anthropology, Culture, Ellora Caves 790  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism

    : Paul 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 have shifted their focus towards creation of more tourism attractions in order to compete with related destinations on targeted markets. In the olden days, people who travelled with the leisure...

    Entertainment, Event management, Event planning 2260  Words | 7  Pages

  • Tourism Kenya

    religions, traditions, governments and ruling systems in which they dictated their way of life and how they managed to keep alive by their trade and occupations. Then came the white settlers, which was followed by the fight for liberation, which gave birth to the Mau Mau freedom fighters and the rise of the Kenyan heroes. (http://www.kenyaweb.com/history/introduction/index.html) Characteristics and structure of the Kenyan tourism industry Kenya is one of the most popular tourism destinations...

    History of Kenya, Kenya, Maasai 1060  Words | 5  Pages

  • Resort: Tourism Industry

    in Hidden Sanctuary Resort and Hotel, Marilao Bulacan A Thesis Presented to The Faculty of the Undergraduate School St. Dominic Savio College In partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management By Jean D. Panganiban Reggie G. Gopez INTRODUCTION WHAT IS RESORT - Resort is a place to spent holiday for relaxation and recreation so that, one can give themselves a leisure time. Hidden Sanctuary Hotel and Resort defines...

    Cultural tourism, Heritage tourism, Leisure 1345  Words | 5  Pages

  • Impact of Tourism on Local Communities

    Although tourism is a very profitable business, it can have a damaging effect on local communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer and include any examples from your own knowledge or experience. Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening ‎diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. This development has definitely brought about both benefits and drawbacks and this essay aims to highlight both...

    Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, Bahamians 860  Words | 3  Pages

  • Environmental and Social Impacts of Tourism in the Uk

    Discuss the environmental and social impacts of tourism in the UK and consider whether the benefits exceed the costs. Tourism is a fast growing industry and a valuable sector, contributing significantly to the economy (“The Social & Cultural Impacts of Tourism”, n.d.). It has been generally accepted that tourism is, for the most part and with relatively few exceptions, beneficial to both generating and destination countries (Holloway, 2009, p. 114). Some researchers are less sure that this...

    Pollution, Sustainable tourism, Tourism 1801  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism in Uae

    ANALYSIS 2 STRENGTHS 2 WEAKNESSES 2 THREATS 3 OPPORTUNITIES 3 TOURISM ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES 3 ADVANTAGES 3 DISADVANTAGES 3 TOURISM AND UAE ECONOMIC GROWTH 4 TOURISM PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TRENDS 4 CONCLUSION 4 REFERENCES 5   INTRODUCTION In the recent years the UAE has invested heavily to peak up its tourism sector. Today, UAE is considered as an international tourist preferred destination. Recently, UAE tourism sector has benefited from its political stability within the Middle...

    Dubai, Economic growth, Economics 827  Words | 4  Pages

  • Heritage and cultural tourism

    HERITAGE AND CULTURAL TOURISM TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Tourism is third largest industry in the world and according to the report of World travel and Tourism Council tourism industry generates approx 12% of world GNP (Agyei and Samuel, 2006). Heritage and culture has always been one of the most significant aspects of world tourism. People live their lives against rich environment formed by historic buildings, countryside’s of ancient times (Chang, 2000). This present research report...

    Cultural heritage, Cultural tourism, English Heritage 4007  Words | 11  Pages

  • Rural Tourism

    About Rural Tourism Villages are abundant in refreshing greenery, openness, fresh natural airs, pastoral beauty, and touching and winsome rustic simplicity. Far away from the hustle and bustle of congested cities’ life, and polluted air & ambience, villages offer fresh comforting breezes, lavish openness, and pleasant & soothing solitude. Thus, the village tourism is an expedient means of spending your holidays peacefully, in solitude, or in interacting with candid villagers. ‘Rural Tourism’ covers...

    City, Marketing, Mexico 1287  Words | 5  Pages

  • Udaipur Tourism

    Tourism has been highly touted as a route to the Development of a city or environment. It professes to bring much-needed revenue and employment to the inhabitants of the place, while simultaneously claiming to preserve its cultural, historical, or natural ‘attractions’.  These arguments are currently being used by the Rajasthan Government in its mission to expand tourism in the state (an estimated expenditure of nearly Rs.1,200 crore).  Because Udaipur and its surrounding villages are targets within...

    Economics, Ranakpur, Rural 2204  Words | 7  Pages

  • Agri Tourism

    Chapter One Introduction AGRICULTURAL TOURISM- a type of tourism where visitors can help out on a working farm, buy produce from a farm shop or be involved in other leisure activities on the farm’s land. Some of the important advantages of Agri – Tourism are: 1. It brings major primary sector agriculture closer to major service sector tourism. This convergence is expected to create win-win situation for both the sectors. 2. Tourism sector has potential to enlarge. 3. Agriculture sector...

    Agriculture, City, Geotourism 1866  Words | 7  Pages

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