• Sex Tourism In Thailand
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    Sex Tourism in Thailand As we enter a new millenium the post-colonial nations in the world are still searching for ways to compete in an increasingly globalized, consumption driven economic environment. Many developing countries have speculated that Tourism is an effective catalyst for development as well as increased international understanding. Thailand, who has embraced tourism as the key to its modernization strategy, has been hailed by many as a paradigm for success. Over the past twenty ye...
  • Tourism In New Zealand
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    Tourism In New Zealand Executive Summary The following report provides an accurate and informative overview of the nature of tourism, its history and growth, the structure of the New Zealand industry and the impact of tourism from a New Zealand perspective. The report will draw a conclusion which Highlights area of consideration in tourism planning. Conclusion and Recommendations For New Zealand tourism has a lot to offer but at the same time, care has to be taken not to mistreat it. The social ...
  • Dominican Republic Free Growth Public
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    Dominican Republic In 1999, the Dominican Republic continued its miracle growth rate of 8. 3%. This was one of the worlds highest growth rates in 1999. In the previous 4 years before, the growth rate of the Dominican Republic was on average, a little over 7%. The Dominican Republic now leads the world in economic growth. Who would have thought this possible In the late 80 s and 1990, the GDP fell by up to 5% and price inflation reached 100%. After this period, the Dominican Republic entered a n...
  • Tourism In Canada Industry Midland Area
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    One of the largest industries in Canada is the tourism industry. It is made up of many thousands of small and large businesses and is in turn, one of Canada's major employers and as well a major contributor to our national wealth. The businesses that compose the tourism industry are hotels, restaurants, travel businesses, recreation and entertainment, and arts and cultural businesses. Throughout Canada's environment and economy, there are many factors that contribute to the success of the touris...
  • Economic Development Tourism Industry
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    If we look at the world as if for the very first time through the eyes of an economist, we will be able to fully understand and appreciate the steps that each and every country must take in order to become fully grown. There are five main stages of development these stages, though inevitable according to Karl Marx indirectly generate many problems that may render a country economically unstable. Nevertheless, despite the difficulties that our country (Belize) may face, it is important that we fa...
  • South West Groups Group Family
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    Executive Summary This report details an evaluation of the tourism market place in the South West of England looking at changes in the market and the factors (PESTE Political, Economic, Socio-cultural, Technological and Ecological) affecting the tourism industry. A segmentation analysis was carried out looking to identify target customer groups for Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. The principal groups identified were the visiting friends and relatives category and family groups including pre-family, w...
  • Tourism Industry Analysis In Kenya
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION... 1 COMPETITION IN THE INDUSTRY... 1 Threat of New Entrants... 1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers... 3 Bargaining Power of Buyers... 4 Rivalry in the Industry... 4 Threat of Substitute Products... 6 DOMINANT ECONOMIC FEATURES... 6 DRIVERS OF CHANGE... 7 KEY SUCCESS FACTORS... 9 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS... 10 INTRODUCTION Competition in the tourism industry is very high where destinations are fighting to retain and increase their market share of the shrinking ...
  • Eco Tourism Term Environment Natural
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    Question one Eco-tourism The way I see eco-tourism is the desire to be educated and environmentally friendly, while at the same time engaging in a pleasurable nature-based experience. The International Eco-tourism Society (TIES) best sums up eco-tourism as: Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the environment and sustains the well being of local people. Eco-tourism is nature-orientated, active, educational and tucked away harmoniously in the countryside; it emphasises environment...
  • Tourism Industry Caribbean Region Resources
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    Using a tourist destination of your choice as an example, examine the extent to which you agree that there is a conflict between achieving global competitiveness and ensuring sustainable development. Given the size and complexity of the tourism industry in the Caribbean States I will concentrate on some of the environmental consequences along with the financial benefits and socio-political effects faced as a result of being a popular destination for millions of people. The focus of this piece wi...
  • Sustainable Tourism Development Industry Environmental
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    Introduction Figure 1: 'Tourism depends for its very existence on quality natural environments. But the world over, tourism itself plays a considerable part in damaging those natural resources on which it depends' #. The contradiction displayed in the above quotation lies at the core of the modern tourism industry. Now the largest industry in the world with over 12% of the world's GDP (WTO 2000) it is only now it is starting to change the way it goes about its business. There are those who say t...
  • Tourism Vs Travel Culture Traveling Experience
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    Until recently, the gigantic tourism industry has been doing well, very well. In the year 2001, a recorded 688 million people were traveling internationally. As the tourism industry's popularity grows, the image of travel and tourism begins to evolve. With a simple click of the button, your entire nine-day iti nary to India could be planned, booked and paid for. No long distance calls to New Delhi. No two-hour busy lines on the United Airlines reservation lines. Traveling is as easy as ordering...