• Important of Tourism Industry Around the World
    [pic] [pic] Higher Diploma in Hotel Management HOM 140 H Fall 2008 “Importance of Tourism industry in Destinations around the world.” An introduction to tourism: The subject of tourism: In historical terms, tourism activity is a relatively new development and only recently has it...
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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of 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 benefi...
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  • Global Tourism and Technology Sectors, Swot Analysis
        GLOBAL SWOT ANALYSIS A report produced for   TOUREG Project, Deliverable D.2.1   by the Department of Tourism Management of the   Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece  and the Technical University of Crete, Greece   ...
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  • “It Has Been Said That Globalisation Is Having a Significant Influence on the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. Evaluate This Statement.”
    According to Chris Cooper (2005) tourism industry can be defined as a whole range of individuals, businesses, organisation and places which combine in some way to deliver a travel experience. A hospitality industry can be regarded as an industry which provides food, beverages and accommodation servi...
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  • Party Tourism; the Effects of a Drug Sub-Culture in Ibiza
    Abstract The following report examines the impact of party tourism in Ibiza, Spain. Ibiza has been widely regarded as the best spot for party tourism in the world and the amount of tourists visiting the destination for the sole purpose of partying replicates this trend. However, this type of tou...
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  • Socio-Cultural Impact of Tourism
    1. Introduction Nowadays the level of awareness is quite high that tourism has a general impact on the destination. Many times it is talked about the economical impact which is mainly considered positive as it creates jobs in that area and brings people to the destination that spend money there e...
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  • Tourism
    The Economic and Social Impact o 1. Introduction Today, tourism is one of the largest and dynamically developing sectors of external economic activities. Its high growth and development rates, considerable volumes of foreign currency inflows, infrastructure development, and introduction of...
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  • Tourism and Photograhy by Sontag
    Tourism is a good representation for photography. Every year people travel away from their homes, breaking their daily routines to visit other locations. It is almost unnatural to go on vacation without a camera. Tourists snap pictures of everything to record and prove that they have been to some lo...
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  • Tourism and the Environment
    Assignment 4: Tourism and the Environment Analysis of Ecotourism in Rathdowney, Queensland, Australia By: Angie Haves December 14, 2009 Introduction The effect of global warming is becoming ever more evident, well-known and of increasing concern as research is conduc...
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  • Sociology of Tourism - Pro Poor Tourism
    Introduction We have to understand the several concepts by means of definition and its integration. • Tourism Hunziker and Krapf, in 1941, defined tourism as "the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of non-residents, insofar as they do not lead to permanent...
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  • Local Government in Tourism
    Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles wi...
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  • Culture
    What is it that makes a culture of people separate themselves from the world and everything that it has to offer. Some people think that it is because they do not like the direction the world is heading in. Others believe that society does not accept them for the person that they want to be. But in...
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  • The Tourism Industry
    Tourism is a major economic and social significant that has been recognized in both developed and developing countries. Tourism is the temporary movement of people to destinations outside their normal places of work and residence. The activities undertaken during their stay in these destinations by...
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  • The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Countries
    Introduction: The role of culture in the economic development of countries is often overlooked by economists, yet it can significantly affect a country's economic development. Culture generates assets, such as skills, products, expression, and insight that contribute to the social and economic wel...
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  • Modern American Culture and Indvisua
    The 20th centaury is considered to be a money culture. Materialism, a devotion to making money and to having a good time are all products of a money making culture. All of technology is controlled by an interest in private profit (Dewey, p15). Sigmund Freud and John Dewy both see this day in age...
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  • Tourism
    Currently, ecotourism is rapidly becoming one of the world's largest industries. According to the World Trade Organization, 600 million people traveled to see "environmental areas" in 2000, spending more than 500 billion U.S. dollars. This makes ecotourism one of the world's number one earners, ahea...
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  • Tourism Effects on Machu Picchu
    High in the Andean mountain range, nestled on a ridge between two mountains high above the valley floor below sits the amazing city and archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is about 1400 kilometers south of the Equator on the eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes. The site lies near the...
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  • Appalachia Culture
    Many people have different views on what Appalachia is, I grew up thinking that Appalachia meant people were dirty, poor, illiterate, inbreed and we also called them mountain people. As I grew up I realized that most of the things they went through and had a hard time with, I was dealing with the sa...
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  • Tourism
    The World of Tourism Tourism is not a conventional industry. It is defined by the visitor rather than the product produced. Tourism is a major economic and social significant that has been recognized in both developed and developing countries. Tourism is the temporary movement of people to destinat...
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  • What Are Your Reactions to a Virtual Tourism Site Visit?
    1. What are your reactions to a virtual tourism site visit? A virtual tourism site can be very deceiving. The viewer is lead to believe that they are going to be taking virtual tours of some tropical or exotic place when in actual fact all you get are a few lousy pictures and an advertisement sayi...
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