responsible tourism

Topics: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Sustainable tourism Pages: 28 (4399 words) Published: October 17, 2014
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
I have taken efforts in this project. However, it would not have been possible without the kind support and help of many individuals and organization. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all of them. I am highly indebted to COTHM for their guidance and constant supervision as well as for providing necessary facilities regarding the project & also for their support in completing the project.

I would like to express my gratitude towards my parents and my friends of for their kind co-operation and encouragement which help me in completion of this project.

I would like to express my special gratitude and thanks to our project coordinator Mr. Shahnawaz for giving me such attention and time.

My thanks and appreciations also go to people who supported me directly and indirectly to complete this project within the given time.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER#1 INTRODUCTION & INDUSTRY PROFIL
CHAPTER#2 LITERAATURE REVIEW
2.1 SECTION A (RESPONSIBLE TOURISM)
2.2 SECTION B (OBJECTIVES)
2.3 SECTION C (WHY)
2.4 SECTION D (RESEARCHED MODEL)
2.5 HYPOTHESIS
CHAPTER#3 DATA DESIGN/RESEARCH DESIGN
3.1 SAMPLE
3.2 SAMPLE SIZE
3.3 SAMPLING TECHNIQUE
3.4 DATA COLLECTION
3.5 DEMOGRAPHIC FACTOR
3.6 SURVEY FORM
CHAPTER#4 OPERATIONALIZATION
4.1 AVERAGE GRAPH
4.2 DATA SHEET
CHAPTER#5 DATA ANALYSIS
5.1 DEMOGRAPHIC FACTOR (GENDER & AGE)
5.2 STRENGTH ANALYSIS
5.3 FACTOR ANALYSIS
CHAPTER#6 CONCLUSION
CHAPTER#7 RECOMMENDATIONS & LIMITATIONS
7.1 RECOMMENDATIONS
7.2 LIMITATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION

Tourism is the travel for recreational, leisure, family or business purposes, usually of a limited duration. Tourism is refers to travel to another location within the same country and as well as trans-national travel. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes". Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and is a major source of income for many countries. Being a people-oriented industry, tourism also provides many jobs which have helped revitalize local economies. All tourism activities of whatever motivation – holidays, business travel, conferences, adventure travel and ecotourism – need to be sustainable. Sustainable tourism is defined as “tourism that respects both local people and the traveler, cultural heritage and the environment”. It seeks to provide people with an exciting and educational holiday that is also of benefit to the people of the host country.

Responsible tourism is considered as an attitude or perception. It is not just tourism it is all about relationship between tourists with other stakeholders; business, locals, environment, government, economy, and everything and everyone come in contact with tourists during their vacation. It outlines that how all the tourism stakeholders are mutually responsible to one another and how their combine efforts help in sustaining the tourism sector of any region. Responsibilities vary from one stakeholder to other but are universal in context. The core objective is to just make the destination, a better and safe place to live and to visit.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
To uncover the relationship between all tourism stakeholders To identify the more dominating stakeholder and its responsibility To know who has the more authority to implement responsible tourism in Karachi To identify the causes in terms responsibility, hindering successful sustainable tourism in Pakistan specifically in Karachi. INDUSTRY PROFILE

Tourism being the most rapidly growing and changing sector of the world accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the global GDP. Income generation, job creation, poverty reduction, foreign exchange earnings and promotion of cross-cultural understanding and cooperation are the few of the sources of revenue...


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