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  • Local People Gain From Mass Tourism
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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 Impacts Of Tourism In Hawaii Tourism
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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...
  • Sustainable Development Of Kenyas Tourism Resources
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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...
  • Tourist Development 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 Th...
  • Development Of Romania's Tourism Infrastructure
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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 Development In Singapore
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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...
  • Recovery's International Tourism
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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...
  • Tourism And The Environment Tourist Developments
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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...
  • Demand In Eco Tourism Natural Resources
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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...
  • Accommodation Development Of Other Forms Of Tourism
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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 which amounts 46% of the...
  • Caribbean's Dependence On Tourism
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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...
  • Foshan S Current Economical Policies
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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...
  • Sustainable Versus Non Sustainable Tourism Development
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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...
  • Tourist Attractions Tourism Managers
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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 fifte...
  • American Countries Costa Rica
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    Costa Rica has been actively developing since the start of the 19th century. However, there have been many social, economic and environmental changes that have blemished its development. A very stable democracy, recent economic growth and a high standard of living has revealed that Costa Rica has achieved some development. Even though some development has already evolved, the question remains if it should strive for further development. In order to answer this question, the country's overall sta...

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