Tourism Essays

The International Bicycle Fund

Tourism means more job for the local people.  In the Philippines, foreign tourists spend PHP130 billion on an average year, and generates jobs that benefit the people from the lowly street vendor to hotel owners (Senate passes bill.., 2007, p.1).             ASEAN Secretary General Rodolfo Severino noted that tourism has large “multiplier effects” through a nation’s economy, and its benefits may be felt in the most remote regions of a nation and not just the country’s capital.  Secretary General Severino…

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Tourism Destination

Tourism as most dictionary comes from English ‘to tour’ which means to travel. Like a social and economic phenomenon began to be consolidated in Europe in 1880, in 1905 first definition being outlined showing that tourism in the modern sense, is a phenomenon of our time based on increased need for health recovery changing the environment, the birth and development of a sense of openness to the beauties of nature. The tourist can be a person moving for least 24…

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Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Globalization refers to the increments in the relationships of the people, industries, culture and various activities of economy. The term Globalization refers to the economics and all the global distribution of the production of goods and service which ultimately reduces the barriers of international trade like export fees, import quotas and various other tariffs, Cowen (2003). The Globalization has contributed to the growth of economy in a considerable manner. The globalization have accompanied to economic growth in developed and developing…

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An Analysis of Ocean Park

1. Introduction Hong Kong Ocean Park is considered as a one of world’s largest marine park, located on the south end of Hong Kong Island. The three sections are located on the headlands of Brick Hill, while the other two section is located in the Wong Chuk Hang Valley lowlands and Tai Shue Wan. It is considered as one of the largest ocean in the world, having an area of 870,000 square metres (2013). This paper will focus on analyze…

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Roles and Responsibilities of Tourist Industry

For costumers to have satisfactory time using each component in the travel and tourism industry the companies would have follow and complete their role and responsibilities to make sure that both they are used for other journeys and to give the costumer the enjoyment of their holiday. Doing this would attract more visitors by the good reviews. Accommodation Accommodation is a main component in the travel and tourism industry as this where most people worry about before the tourist attraction…

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Tourism and Its Impact

Tourism – considered by a safe estimate to be the fastest growing civil industry of the world, is also falling prey to the emerging global consumer culture in which globalization impacts the services being provided or the dominant consumer culture (Wahab & Cooper, 2003, p. 98). It is considered to be the largest employer of the world, hiring almost 10% of world’s population actively working civil organizations etc. Obviously, an industry so large and employing such a wide variety of…

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The Queensland Wine Tourism Industry

Industry Analysis An industry analysis provides industry capabilities and clear future direction to improve Queensland wine tourism in relations to its competitors based on SWOT Analysis. It identifies those industry strengths that are competitive edges of the industry and opportunities for development and growth. It also discovers that weaknesses which represent the gap between Queensland wine tourism industry and other successful wine tourism industries in Australia. The existing constraints for future development are described as threats. The key strengths of…

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Tourism Impacts and Sustainability

Tourism considered as global phenomenon which is carried out by persons itself. This naturally results in meeting of different culture, economy, progress, status, etc. round the globe. Human being considered as social animal cause’s significant social culture impact by tourism. According to Teo (1994) impacts are defined as “change in value system, moral, conduct, individual behaviour, relationship, lifestyle, expression, tradition”. Social culture impact of tourism discussed below is categorised broadly as positive and negative impact of tourism, factors responsible and…

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Pakistan Tourism

Dented with political crisis and economic instability Pakistan has been unable to promote its tourism industry to the world. This does not mean that Pakistan is not a tourism destination. From scenic landscapes to a diverse culture, Pakistan has tremendous potential in terms of tourism. Before the economic crisis struck the world and when the economic and political climate of the country was stable, Pakistan received more than 500,000 tourists. From the ruins of civilizations such as Moenjodaro, Taxila and…

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Tourism & People

As a person, I believe that the purpose of a hotel transcends just accommodation of people or serving them delicious food during their stay. Essentially, a hotel should be customer focused and should seek to meet the overall satisfaction and comfort of their customer. This, as I believe should be the core objective of any hotel. As a native of Orlando, Florida, I have had the opportunity of lodging into different hotels. However, of all these hotels, I can say…

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Specialization in Tourism

Tourism sector is one of the most growing sectors in the world. During the last decades there has been an increase in the field of studies that analyze the impact of tourism for country and its development. As every area of studies tourism as a part of national and world economy has its adherents and opponents. All of authors in their studies, works and investigations provide us with argues that confirm their opinions. We also suppose that tourism has positive…

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Study Abroad Personal Statement

The study abroad program I wish to receive the Dr. Oscar H. Horst endowment award for is Tourism Spaces of the United Kingdom during the summer II semester of 2013. During the program, I will be visiting and studying various tourist sites in the areas of Birmingham, London, Cardiff, and Ludlow. I will be arriving in Birmingham on Sunday, July 7, traveling to the previously mentioned cities over the following three weeks, and returning to Birmingham on Monday, July 29…

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Tourism Development in Belarus

Abstract The purpose of the study is to investigate the development of tourism in Belarus. The main question of my project is: to identify the problems of tourism development in Belarus. While doing this research, I identified on which stage of development tourism industry is in the Republic of Belarus. Mostly, I looked at the most developed areas of Belarus, such as North- East and South- West, as culturally and economically they are more developed then other areas. All the…

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Tourism in Trinidad from 2002–2007

Statement of the Problem Tourism plays a major role in the growth and development of Trinidad. Many initiatives have been put in place to expand the industry. The government of Trinidad is committed to establishing and implementing standards of development and maintenance for the tourism industry. They try to maintain all the tourist attractions such as beaches and museums. The government also tries to expand the tourism sector by different marketing schemes and promotions. This serves to inform persons in…

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Reasons to Support and Reasons to Oppose Ecotourism

Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting pristine, fragile, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, purposed as a low- impact and small scale alternative to commercial tourism, which contributes towards both environmental and socioeconomic benefits. Ecotourism travel has significantly caught the attention of various individuals recently. There are a number of reasons supporting ecotourism and there are a number of reasons opposing ecotourism. Ecotourism invented to help conserving the natural environment, it also helps improving the cultural, economical and social…

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