• Local Government In Tourism
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    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 with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximis es the benefits for not only the residences of the commun...
  • Tourism Resources Review
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    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 Websters 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 in turn are supported by...
  • Tourism In Ledcs Economically Developed Countries
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    In the more economically developed countries (MEDCs), synonymous mainly with the industrialized countries of the northern hemisphere there, has been an explosion in the growth of leisure and tourism industry, which is now believed to be the worlds second largest industry in terms of money generated. In order to differentiate between leisure and tourism it should be recognised that leisure often involves activities enjoyed during an individual's free time, whereas tourism commonly refers to organ...
  • Economic Impact Of Tourism In
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    Economic Impact of Tourism in Hawaii From a sustainability perspective, satisfying tourist fantasies and demands for familiarity and comfort is a costly business. In a typical destination area, the ecosystem is leveled, paved, and then re-landscaped with lawns and a handful or two of nursery-grown tree and flower species; landmarks and neighborhoods central to the local community's sense of place are being replaced by chains of hotel and recreation developments; scarce water is diverted for swim...
  • The Tourism Industry People Travel Social
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    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 facilities are meant to cater the needs of the consumer. The act of traveling for pleasure is a luxury. Until recently only a restricted few had the time and money to travel. Increasing leisure, highe...
  • Kenya A Paradigm For Sustainable Development
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    Kenya: A Paradigm for Sustainable Development Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the historical development of Kenyas nature based tourist industry in order to develop a better understanding of the concepts relating to sustainable tourism in the developing world. I will show how past resource management practices has affected tourism carrying capacity. Because of the complicated ness of this paper I will break it down into five sections. In the first section I will define sust...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Dominican Republic Tourism Agriculture Economy
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    Thesis Statement How important is Tourism and Agriculture for the Dominican Republic economy. OutlineAgricultureo One of the base of Dominican economy 35% labor for ceo Produces of Dominican Republic are; coffee, cacao, tobacco, cotton, rice, beans, potatoes, etc. o The Dominican agriculturists are responsible for supplying most of the Dominican food to the population. Tourism One of the most important aspects I the Dominican economy. o Because of location, Dominicans people and climate, Dominic...
  • Singapore Tourism Urban Tourist Destination
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    Why are cities like Singapore an important issue to study within the tourism context? Studying Singapore as a Urban Tourist destination Introduction: Urbanization is a global process, described by Johnston (1981: 363) as a 'process by which: first, an increasing proportion of an area's population become concentrated in its statistically defined urban spaces'. (Hall, 2003: 1) From the past we can see that a number of towns and cities have evolved as important locations for tourism activity. Durin...
  • International Tourism World Development Countries
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    ROSTOV STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS INTERNATIONAL TOURISM, PROSPECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT Nowadays, international tourism is the biggest and fastest developing industry in the world... Tourism has been identified by more than half of the world's poorest countries as an effective mean taking part in the global economy and reduce poverty. The issue includes statistical investigations and prospects of development of the international tourism for the future. Keywords: International tourism, economy, res...
  • Nature Of Tourism And Its Impact On Economic Activity
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    ThThe Nature of Tourism Tourism can be defined as the temporary movement of people outside their normal place of work and residence, together with the activities undertaken during their stay at those destinations and the facilities created to cater for visiting tourists, Tourism is distinguishable from travel undertaken in the past by its mass character, and is now not a luxury only for the upper classes. Tourism is a luxury, with most people in the developed world and increasing numbers of peop...
  • Tom Peters Tourism Section Excellence
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    Applying the work of Tom Peters to a tourism environment A Passion For Excellence: Tom Peters In their book A Passion for Excellence (subtitled The Leadership Difference) Tom Peters and Nancy Austin set out their four big ideas on how companies can achieve long-term excellence through people. These form the four sections below. Students undertaking this presentation need to explain what Peters and Austin mean by each of these four ideas and to illustrate their discussion by reference to tourism ...
  • 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...
  • Essay On Tourism Profile Of Cyprus
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    "One island, a world of options " INTRODUCTION Although Cyprus is a small island, it has managed to be wide spread known as a paradise destination for tourists all over the world. Especially in the last 20 years the tourism industry is growing rapidly, attracting more and more tourists every year offering them unforgettable holidays. IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM TO CYPRUS ECONOMY - Tourism accounted for 9. 7% of total gross value added (2001) - Tourism receipts CYP 1. 277 million whic...
  • 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 And Assessing The Impacts A New Zealand Perspective
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    Tourism is undoubtedly the single largest industry in the world and contributes vast amounts of revenue into any given country. In New Zealand alone, tourism accounted for 10. 2% of Gross Domestic Product in 1996 or in dollar terms $11. 78 billion (Collier, 1999). In 1999, half a billion people traveled worldwide which indicates the huge scale of the tourism industry. And the speed of tourism growth is also outstanding - airplane numbers have increased thirty times since 1960 and in the last fif...
  • Essay On Eco Tourism
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    Eco-tourism is tourism, which is environmentally friendly. They minimally intrude or destruct the environment and support the native cultures. It concentrates on the conservation of nature and the well being of the native communities. Mass tourism has big impacts on the environment such as beaches, landscapes and local culture. Eco-tourism encourages small developments with visitors staying in places ran by local people and learning about the environment. For example staying in the rainfor...
  • Cultural And Heritage Tourism The Asset Of Industry
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    Tourism is a circumstance of worldwide significance. A prestige human characteristic is a curiosity to see various places, peoples and customs, which the travel and tourism industry has been very responsive. Raising obtainable income, leisure time, and technology have merged to encourage the inception up of sacred places to tourist visitation. While countries offer alike condition for tourists in term of accommodation and other tourist amenities, each place also offers an outstanding experience....