"Tourism Theory" Essays and Research Papers

  • Tourism Theory

    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

    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

    Tourism is defined as people traveling and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not interrelated to the exercise of an activity rewarded from within the place visited. Tourism is mainly popular as a global freedom activity. Tourism can bring many economic and social benefits. Countries can promote their self internationally by making their environment pleasant for tourist to appreciate. Promotion of tourism...

    Cruise ship, England, Sovereign state 835  Words | 3  Pages

  • tourism

    If Africa is to be successful in competing in the international tourism market, standards of excellence must be introduced. In order for Africa to facilitate progress in implementing good tourism development there are key issues facing the continent that need to be addressed. These issues are; Comprehensive government policies for tourism, Public health and safety, Capacity building, Infrastructure, Environmental mitigation and protection. State capacity-building is a critical aspect of...

    Africa, African Development Bank, Development 1776  Words | 9  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

    ACCOMMODATION Accommodation is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the tourism industry. This is the third largest group for employment and growth potential behind Food and Beverage Services and Recreation and Entertainment. Accommodation offers a wide variety of job opportunities, and if you enjoy making people feel "at home," this may be the perfect milieu for you. You can work at hotels, motels, inns, resorts, lodges, campgrounds, bed & breakfasts and time-share operations, to...

    Fast food, Food, Hospitality industry 1574  Words | 5  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

  • tourism

    Abstract As we know, 2014 is the year of “Visit Malaysia” for our country. “Visit Malaysia” is the nation biggest and grandest tourism celebration with Malaysia Truly Asia’s endless wonders of event, festivals and activities all-year round. Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) was first launched in 1990 with theme “Fascinating Malaysia, Year of Festival”. The campaign was a huge success with Malaysia charting 7.4 million in tourist arrivals compared to 4.8 million in 1989. To enable tourist recognize Malaysia...

    Destination hotel, Hospitality industry, Hotel 1006  Words | 4  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

  • 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

  • Role of Media in Tourism

    Developing  Tourism  Policy  and  Cross‐Cultural  Communication  for  Peace,  Security  for  Sustainable Tourism Industry in Africa          Author: Wilson Okaka   Lecturer (Communications and Environment Programmes)  Kyambogo University Kampala‐(Uganda)  Telephones: [Office: 256‐414‐3771775] ‐ [Mobile: 256‐078‐2588846]  Email: nupap2000@yahoo.com            Paper Presented at the 4th International Institute of Peace through  Tourism (IIPT) African Conference on Peace through Tourism at  Educators’ Forum...

    Africa, Communication, Culture 9751  Words | 6  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

    The Government of Nepal has declared to 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...

    Nepal, Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1113  Words | 4  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

  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Systems

    literature, compilation of bibliography, research methodology, conducting of research, interpretation of findings, and preparation of the final draft according to thesis standards 1. Overview of casino gaming operations in the hospitality and tourism industry from a global and local perspective. 2. The functions and transactions associated with the gaming operations environment within a resort casino. 3. A hospitality management and societal perspective of the pros and cons of gambling...

    Economy, Hospitality, Hospitality management studies 1828  Words | 6  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

  • Tourism Early Tourism

    Bacamante Subject : TC 101 – Principles in Tourism HISTORY OF TOURISM Early Tourism - Travel and exploration are basic to human nature. “Torah” - Hebrew word - Studying - Learning - Searching Old Testament - “Noah with his Ark” must have been the first large-scale operator - his passengers were mostly animals. Two Forms of Early Tourism: 1. Travel for business such as trading ...

    19th century, Bathing, Europe 460  Words | 3  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

  • Sydney Tourism

    Introduction In this paper, we mainly focus on the relationship between tourism destination and tourism industry. We take Sydney as an actual case to analyze the management, marketing and interrelationship between industry and destination. The tourism industry brings an array of benefits and in part the 6.8 million people of New South Wales depend on it. Tourism provides jobs and generates tax revenues that fund government programs and services, contributing to the State’s quality of life. It...

    2000 Summer Olympics, Government, Management 1647  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism Overview

    also to sum up the vivid world of tourism. The subject matters introduce the students to the socioeconomic, environmental and cultural impact of the tourism industry. It also gives an overview of the travel sectors – their development, composition, and role in tourism as well as the different trends and types of operation of each sector. ◙ Desired learning Results At the end of the semester, the students should able to: 1. Understand how tourism works and how it can be made to work...

    Entertainment, Free group, Group 1103  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tourism: Beijing Olympic Games

    The purpose of the report is to evaluate the importance of a major global tourism event to the future prospects of a tourist destination. Thus it chooses the Beijing Olympics Games to explore. 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 the Beijing...

    2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics 2486  Words | 7  Pages

  • Tourism

    International tourism Name: Institution: Nature of independent travel Independent travel in tourism is where a tourist does not involve a tour guide or does not have a set of activities or a plan. It is an important sector of worldwide tourism, and a growing sector ruling out package travelling. A package traveler is a person who has booked his or her air travel and accommodation and perhaps other elements of the vacation through a travel retailer. According to...

    Decision making, Tourism, Travel 1120  Words | 4  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

  • 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

  • Marketing Strategies of Sabah's Tourism Board

    The Destination Marketing Strategies that Sabah Tourism has adopted in order to Promote Eco-Tourism in Sabah By: Nigel Koh Jia Nam Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management Table of Contents List of figures 3 Chapter 1: Introduction 4 1.1 Background information 4 1.2 Rationale 5 1.3 Aim and Objectives 5 Chapter 2: Literature Review 7 2.1 The Definition of Destination Marketing 7 2.1.1 Destination Marketing 8 2.1...

    Borneo, Malaysia, Marketing 1099  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

  • Agro Tourism

    Examining the Feasibility of Agro-Tourism Development in Sri Lanka Case Study of the Fruit Crop Research and Development Center, Horana by D.A.C. Silva, Senior Lecturer,, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo and K.C. Vithanage, MEcon Student, Department of Economics, University of Colombo ABSTRACT Tourism is one of the largest and the fastest growing industries in the world economy. Tourism industry is also the fourth highest foreign exchange generator of the...

    Colombo, Cost-benefit analysis, Maldives 878  Words | 3  Pages

  • Eco-tourism: Opportunity and Challenge in Nepal

    Eco-tourism: Opportunity and Challenge in Nepal Rabi Kiran Adhikari, EMBA, AIM Nepal has been proved to be good destination for the tourism. The industry has been growing smoothly. The initiative for the expansion of the industry has been a priority of multisectoral organisation and people. But as expected; our economy has not made significant improvement through tourism. There are various manifestations for the underdevelopment of the industry. Even though there are various strategies adopted...

    Development, Ecotourism, Government 1085  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sports Tourism

    Sports Tourism Sports Tourism is viewed as international trips that are made to watch sporting events. There is no universally accepted definition of sports tourism, but the terms ‘sport tourism’ and ‘sport tourist’ are often found in literature review. Stuart Hall, a cultural theorist and sociologist from Kingston, Jamaica is one of the many theorists that have formulated an opinion of the definition of sports tourism. Hall is under the belief that sports tourism falls into two categories...

    2007 Cricket World Cup, Barbados, Caribbean 2368  Words | 7  Pages

  • Tourism Sector & Hospitality Sector

    Tourism is in what is known as the ‘Tertiary Sector’ of the economy. This ‘service industry’ is one of 3 other sectors in an economy, the 2 other sectors are: secondary sector and primary sector. The primary sector deals with ‘extraction’ such as farming, fishing & quarrying. The secondary sector deals with manufacturing and construction. ‘According to the theory the main focus of an economy's activity shifts from the primary, through the secondary and finally to the tertiary sector. Fourastié...

    Cyprus, Developed country, Developing country 996  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Industry

    Market Analysis of Tourism Industry Table of Contents 1.0 Abstract 2 2.0 Introduction 2 3.0 Specific analysis 2 3.1 Analysis of macro environmental factors 2 3.1.1 The economy 3 3.1.2 Social trends 3 3.1.3 Political environment 3 3.2 Analysis of micro environmental factors 4 3.2.1 The targeted customers 4 3.2.2 The competitors 4 3.2.3 The consumer behaviours 4 3.2.4 An internal analysis with a focus...

    China, Economics, Economy 1687  Words | 6  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

  • golf tourism

    Sports Tourism 1. Introduction Sports tourism refers to international trips specifically taken to watch sporting events. (The evolution of modern sports tourism, 2010). Some examples include international events such as world cups, the Olympics and Formula 1 Grand Prix, regional events such as the soccer European Champions League, and individual participant sports such as tennis, golf and horse racing. (Sport tourism).Sports has always drawn people from all around the globe together. It garners...

    Golf, Golf cart, Golf club 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • Defining Tourism

    Tourism is difficult to define because it is difficult to capture the changing roles and functions of tourism in different societies over time’. In the essay I will be talking about elements that define tourism and how they all inter-relate with each other, how they have changed over time and I will be questioning the definition of tourism by comparing and contrasting definitions to show how hard it is to define something that is constantly changing with time. The biggest elements that defines...

    Dubai, Paris, Tourism 1529  Words | 4  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

  • Neighborhood Tourism

    David Kennedy HSP 101 Final Exam 3/13/13 1. Neighborhood tourism provides a spark of revitalization to neighborhoods surrounding a metropolitan area or popular destination for tourists. The main concept for neighborhood tourism is to lure tourists to more experiences outside of the cities and main destinations. Neighborhood revitalization has helped and also hurt tourist destinations. One example of neighborhood revitalization creating positive effects can be seen in the neighborhoods surrounding...

    Tourism 917  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Kenya

    Kenyan tourism industry Kenya is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Africa and tourism is a key foreign exchange earner for the country. Kenya’s tourism was founded on the country’s rich wildlife resources, although beach tourism along the Indian Ocean coast is now equally important. Indeed, the coastal areas generate the highest number of bed occupancies, particularly from Germany and the United Kingdom. Various government ministries have had responsibility for tourism since Kenya’s...

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

  • The History of Tourism

    Id no | Aklima khatun koly | F21321111126 | Amena sultana adar | F21321111111 | Musratjahan | F21321111119 | Jarin khan | F21321111107 | SUBJECT – IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISG IN TOURISM The history of tourism The tourism industry is fast becoming an important revenue gene rator for Malaysia. It was another record breaking year as Malaysia registered 17.54 million visitors (17,546,863) in 2006, slight ly surpassing the target of 17.5 million. This...

    England, English language, French language 1746  Words | 6  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

  • 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

  • Social Evaluation of Kenya (Safari) Tourism

    THE SOCIAL EVALUATION OF KENYA ( SAFARI) As the tourism population increases, particular sections of the Kenyan population will become increasingly hostile to the presence of foreign tourists. A study of the Caribbean Islands showed that is a positive correlation between tourist density and “unfriendliness” towards tourists (Jackson, p.90). In theory, eventually there will be a saturation point where the amount of tourists will have a negative impact on the desirability of Kenya as a destination...

    Carrying capacity, Household income in the United States, Income 980  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Slogan

    TITLE: Tourism Slogan It's effectiveness in Marketing the Country A. Introduction In the past few months, news of the Department of Tourism's (DOT) new slogan for attracting tourists into the country quickly spread. Apparently, the DOT's replacement for “WOW Philippines” is “Pilipinas, Kay Ganda”. The tourism department received a lot of criticisms about the change. Critics questioned the rationale behind the change and whether using the local language will attract tourists. WOW Philippines...

    Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1896  Words | 6  Pages

  • Tourism Supply

    Tutorial Three chapter 5 & 7 1. Why is an understanding of tourism supply fundamental to the analysis of how the tourism sector is organized and operates? Supply is the result of productive activities and exists to meet the tourism demand. Supply can be classified into three categories: a) Descriptions of industry, its operations, management and marketing. b) The Spatial (geographic development) and interactions which characterise the industry on a local, national and international...

    Disintermediation, Marketing, Strategic management 1053  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism

    Issues Affecting Tourism Sustainable tourism Chitwan National Park Chitwan National Park is the tourist destination chosen for this assignment. Situated in southern central Nepal, Chitwan National Park formally known as Royal Chitwan National Park is the first National Park of the country. Formally established in 1973, Chitwan National Park covers an area of 932 sq.km including 4 different districts namely, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Parsa and Nawalparasi. It is the best example of sub tropical low...

    Bird, Chitwan National Park, Conservation 1841  Words | 5  Pages

  • tourism impacts

    Impact of Tourism Short Report Identify the Impact of Tourism in the Glenelg Tourism Precinct, with particular reference to the Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Impacts. Introduction In Glenelg there are heaps of exciting activities and events to suit everyone. The main activities are Temptation Sailing, The Beachouse, the Discovery Centre and much more, there is also plenty for the kids such as Treasure hunts, Playgrounds, Wiggly Worms Café and The Fairy Bay Shop. Some upcoming...

    Adelaide, Glenelg, South Australia, Money 711  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Report

    Destination’s Sustainability Profile Malaysian tourism market grew enormously since it adapted the slogan “Truly Asia”. The slogan was created in 1999 during which the arrivals were 7.93 million. Now, in 2013 the arrivals were estimated around 25.72 million. This is a massive increase in the number of visitors and the receipt generated by them. Although the receipts generated amount increases annually, it is should not be the only goal of the Malaysian tourism market. If they major issues are not dealt...

    Air pollution, Cave, Kuala Lumpur 2758  Words | 11  Pages

  • Tourism in Cuba

    Tourism in Cuba attracts over 2 million people a year, and is one of the main sources of revenue for the island.[1] With its favorable climate, beaches, colonial architecture and distinct cultural history, Cuba has long been an attractive destination for tourists. Having been Spain's last, oldest, and closest colony until 1901, in the first part of the 20th century Cuba continued to benefit from big investments, creation of industries, and immigration. Its proximity and close relation to the United...

    Cuba, Fidel Castro, Fulgencio Batista 2151  Words | 6  Pages

  • Motivation and Tourism

    report will start with definitions of tourism and motivation, followed buy a few theories of motivation, and ending with a conclusion. Theses theories are relating to the push of individual/s to embark on a holiday, and the pull of the tourist destination. Definitions • According to the UK Tourism Society and cited in the BTEC National Travel and Tourism book, by Elise James, Joanne Thirlaway and Ursula Woodhouse. (2007, pg3) Their defection of tourism is as follows. “ The temporary,...

    Human rights, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation 1819  Words | 6  Pages

  • Tourism in Bangladesh

    Term paper On Tourism in Bangladesh On ENG 101 Submitted to Farhana Zareen Bashar Lecturer Dept. of English East West University Submitted by Name:Marufa khan ID :2009-3-10-043 DEPT:BBA Submission Date: East University West Introduction Tourism is often synonymous to traveling for pleasure and education. It is also a business of attracting tourists and providing for their accommodation and entertainment. In many countries, tourism is an industry for earning Inland Revenue and...

    Bangladesh, Bangladesh Railway, Bengal 1478  Words | 5  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

  • Discourse in Tourism

    Topic: Investigating the Language of Tourism Discourse in Thailand Travel Brochure Literature Review 1. Background Theory Tourism has become one of the most important businesses throughout the world and tourism discourse has become one of the most common public discourses, with millions of people taking part in its structure when entering a numerous of communicative situations. People, culture, landscape, history, traditions, and other social and natural entities have been offered and...

    Tourism, World Tourism Organization 1496  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

  • Aspects of Tourism

    ASPECTS OF TOURISM The main groups of international tourist that visit Australia are: * New Zealand * United kingdom * China * United states of America * Japan The following table shows this – The needs and expectations of these visitors would have whilst visiting Australia would be – * Good customer service * Accommodation * Food and beverage * Information * Transport * Attractions * Shopping * Entertainment What is customer service...

    Communication, Customer, Customer service 367  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ages of Tourism

    Tourism Pre- Industrial Revolution As early as 300 BC the Phoenicians also called the Canaanites or Sidonians were one of the first real travelers. Trade, Commerce and food supply were what motivated them to travel. Also the Romans travelled to Shrines, seaside resorts and different attractions of their time in Egypt and Greece. Most medieval travel was religiously related. They also travelled to visit the pyramids, sphinx and the valley of kings. The Roman Empire provided a safe passage for travelers...

    Automobile, Cruise ship, Internal combustion engine 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tourism Impact

    Assignment Title: Tourism Impacts on New Cruise Terminal at Kai Tak TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Background 3. Analysis 4. Conclusion 5. References Introduction Hong Kong in Chinese literally translates into “Fragrant Harbour”. Victoria Harbour is the heart and soul of Hong Kong, which is famous as being one of the world’s greatest commercial and trading centres. Its natural harbour is capable to support even the largest ships because of its natural depth...

    Cruise ship, Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport 1774  Words | 6  Pages

  • Eco-tourism

    water-conservation schemes and safe waste disposal Ecotourism theoretically means travel that benefits the environment, the local community and the visitor, but in practice is often used by tour guides to market any type of tourism that involves nature. From community-based tourism with indigenous societies to guided tours into pristine rain forests, the term ecotourism is generally applied to many types of vacations that involve visiting natural areas and leaving as little trace of your presence as...

    Conservation movement, Ecology, Environment 1101  Words | 4  Pages

  • Niche Tourism Case Study

    TOURISM PRACTICES APPLIED - TOUR.5585 ASSESSEMENT 1 DESTINATION DEVELOPMENT & CHANGE CASE STUDY A: NICHE TOURISM Tutor: Sandra Prebble Livia Berrios Franco ID NBR: 2012002290 Due Date: 03rd April 2012 NICHE TOURISM The concept of Niche Tourism emerged in recent years in counter-point to what is commonly referred as mass tourism (Robinson & Novelly, 2005) Niche Tourism is a marketing term used to refer to a portion of market segments in which individuals possess features and...

    Bathing, Hot spring, Hydrotherapy 1624  Words | 5  Pages

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