• 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...
  • Pros Cons Of Web Access To Databases In Ecommerce
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    This paper will discuss the pros and cons of Web access to databases in tourism e commerce. As one of the fastest growing companies in the world, travel and tourism corporations are relying in the e commerce for their businesses providing customers immediate access in some cases to real time databases in order to book their flights, hotel rooms, car rentals. Some of the "Pros" within the travel and tourism industry is having instant database access to look for good deals when vacationing. In mos...
  • Determinants Of Tourism Demand For Mexico
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    Instituto Tecnol' y de Estudios Superiors de Monterrey Campus Monterrey Determinants of Tourism Demand For Mexico Emilio No'e Hern " and ez Kelly Fernando Mendoza L'open Econom etr " ia I IDr. H'ec tor Rod " iguezMonterrey, Nuevo Le " on, November 29 th, 2004 I. INTRODUCTION Tourism has long been considered a viable option for growth in many less Developed nations. It has been widely accepted that tourism is a low investment, high return industry making its profitability extremely high. In Mexic...
  • Singapore Casino Construction Sector
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    Casino gambling has been legalized in Singapore. Give economic arguments for and against legalization. There has been much debate in Singapore both amongst the politicians, religious leaders, senior people in the community, and the lay people at large. It is a hot topic. But, the decision has finally been made, the casino will be built. There are many arguments both for and against building a casino. The government, which is for, cites the economic advantages and everyone who is against cites t...
  • Power Of The Past Saving Charleston's Historical Integrity
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    Jim Tether The Power of the Past: Saving Charleston's Historical Integrity As you know Mayor Riley, Charleston is a city of rich historical significance. It has taken its honors for being one of the finest historical treasures of America. Rich in history, the city offers lessons in history that surpass book documentations or classroom discussions. Recently, Charleston has seen an economic boom in the commercialization of the city. Due to the rapid growth of tourism in Charleston, the icons which...
  • Recovery Plan Phase Tourism Tourists
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    Introduction Andaman Tourism Recovery Plan 2005 was developed by Tourism Authority of Thailand in order to manage the Crisis of "Tsunami" Tidal Wave, which mainly caused tremendous damages to 6 southern provinces of Thailand, which are Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Ranong, Satun and Trang. This tidal wave not only affected to local people and thousands of tourists, who lost some of their family members and property in this natural disaster, but also many of tourism investors and service providers su...
  • Tourism As A Development Strategy In The Third World
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    INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS 1. 1 - INTRODUCTION International tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the world economy, and is progressively being adopted by many Third World countries striving for development. Faced with the severe restrictions of underdevelopment, the decision to encourage tourism is being made more and more by Third World governments. In studying the wide ramifications tourism has on the areas and people concerned, it is feasible to analyze its success in the T...
  • Is Ecotourism A Viable Tool Toward Sustainability
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    The debate over ecotourism's success as a tool for conservation and development in the developing world is aggravated by the dispute over what exactly ecotourism is. The International Ecotourism Society offers a succinct and often cited definition: "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people" (TIES). Ecotourism is often tied to the concept of sustainable development. "Sustainable tourism development meets the needs of present to...
  • Effects Of Terrorism United State
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    Effects Terrorism has on our Nation Purpose: To inform readers of the effects the recent terrorist attacks have on society today. Audience: General Thesis: The terrorist attack on America has affected the economy, tourism and the foreign society tremendously. The Effects Terrorism has on Society From the lips of the FBI, "Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in further...
  • Tourism Effects On Machu Picchu
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    High in the Andean mountain range, nestled on a ridge between two mountains high above the valley floor below sits the amazing city and archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is about 1400 kilometers south of the Equator on the eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes. The site lies near the head waters of the Amazon River and is on the ridge between two prominent mountain peaks - Machu Picchu and Hau yna Picchu - about 500 meters above the valley bottom (Wright and Kenneth, 2-3). Machu Pi...
  • How Tourism Affects Mountain Environments
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    How Tourism affects Mountain Environments Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment Environmental History: A Global Perspective Singh, SC. Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment, Meerut, India: Research India Publications, 1989, 377. Deterioration of mountain environment is obviously not the only problem that humans are dealing with in terms of pollution to the ecosystem. However, it is an ever increasing problem, that is ruining vegetation, landscape and even mountain culture. The book I hav...
  • Caribbean Tourism Barbados Island Organization
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    HISTORY Barbados is one of the eastern most Caribbean islands, found at 13. 4 n, 54. 4 w. The island that is less than one million years old, the collision of the Atlantic crustal and Caribbean plates created it, along with a volcanic eruption. Later coral formed, accumulating to about 300 ft. It is geologically unique. It is. Two land masses that merged over the years. The fist people were the Amerindians who arrived there from Venezuela. They came with families and villages, adventurers, desc...
  • Iron Ore Artic Tourism Pollution
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    The Artic is a region at the upper most tip of the Northern Hemisphere. The Artic includes the area around Greenland, USSR, Canada and Alaska. Much of theArtic circle is permanently frozen ice. The Artic is a pristine environment, clean and void of human interference. However as humans move into these areas and begin to extract whatever they can be balance can be tipped, resulting in pollution and destruction of the environment. Climate. The Artic winters much longer than the Summer. In the win...
  • Danube Delta Romania Tourism Million
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    Fascinating Romania At the eastern edge of Europe, Romania is perhaps best known for its Black Sea resorts, such as Ma maia and the Greco-Byzantine port of Constanta, and the Danube delta, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its rich wetlands and abundant bird-life. The Transylvanian Alps occupy much of the northern half of the country, the waters of their many spa resorts having been appreciated for their healing properties since Roman times. Romania offers a rich tapestry tourist att...
  • 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 ...
  • Great Barrier Reef Coral Tourism Bleaching
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    Abstract Investigated in this report are some of the different ways tourism is causing damage to one of our most prestige's natural wonders, The Great Barrier Reef. The information included in the Report was gathered from well-known organizations such as the Great Barrier Reef Marin Park Authority, who also commissioned the report. The report deals with the more noticeable causes of damage that tourism causes, such as the pollution generated by the numbers of people on the Reef and surrounding a...
  • Solutions To Social Problems In Foshan
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    The cultural background, historical heritage and the domestic products of FoShan has made becomes one of the most famous cities in China. However, three other issues have drawn the attention of the government of China on FoShan recently! a the unemployment rate, educational levels and economical conditions. All of these three negative social aspects had given a great impact on FoShan. In order to catch up with the modern world, FoShan should solve theses problems by creating new employment, buil...
  • 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...
  • Arctic The Artic Transboundry Pollution
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    The Artic is a region at the upper most tip of the Northern Hemisphere. The Artic includes the area around Greenland, USSR, Canada and Alaska. Much of the Artic circle is permanently frozen ice. The Artic is a pristine environment, clean and void of human interference. However as humans move into these ar eas and begin to extract what ever they can be balance can be tipped, resulting in pollution and destruction of the environment. Climate. The Artic winters much longer than the Summer. In the ...
  • Barbados Main Rate Tourism
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    The Barbados is Barbados Barbados The Barbados is a small country located in the Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. It? s about 2. 5 times the size of Washington, DC. The population of the country is 256, 395, with a growth rate of. 25%. 80% of their population is African American and the most common language is English. The Barbados government is a parliamentary democracy. It resembles our system. It came from the early English par...