Since ancient times, there are many arguments about the tourist motivations but the social element will be the main element that motive people to travel. The social element widely explains that it has a great influence to motive a tourist travel. It is always can make tourists want to escape everything temporarily from their daily routines, without any worries and they will return to their usual environment when they already find out what they want from the journey. According to the study of Crompton, 1979, explains the tourist motivations is one of the factors that make tourists travel and it is a key factor to compel and impel force all the tourist behavior. There are two types of tourist motivations which are cultural motives: new and
___________________________________ Importance of Cross Cultural Skills in Tourism ___________________________________ By Anjul Mishra 2014B3A8660P ABSTRACT In the recent decade, tourism has experienced a steady growth and a lot diversification. As more and more people start travelling to different countries, it becomes more and more important to have a knowledge about Cross cultural communication. This paper aims at analyzing the major aspects of Cross cultural studies involved in the tourism industry. INTRODUCTION The cultural background of the inbound tourists might be similar to or different from the host country in many ways. This affects the decisions of the tourists regarding food, services etc.
Destination marketers and managers are constantly being met with the challenge of learning to attract newer tourists and to encourage their revisiting to the destination. The keys to such actions lie in the understanding of tourist behaviours and the antecedents involved in influencing consumer loyalty to destinations. A common assumption made is that an overall satisfied tourist plays a fundamental role in that tourist’s choice to continue returning to a destination and recommend it to others. The purpose of study is to review literature on this idea of “tourist satisfaction” and investigate to what extent it influences destination loyalty amongst tourists. Tourist Satisfaction Defined Tourist satisfaction has become a major area of research over the past three decades (Kozak, 2001).
___________________________________________________________________________ SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SEMESTER II, 2015/2016 AMP 352/4 INTERNET MARKETING Lecturer : Dr Malliga A/P Marimuthu Name : Willian Leong Matric : 119956 Industry : Tourism 1.0 Introduction Tourism is defined as the activity of traveling for pleasure. It has become an important sector that has an impact on development of country economy. Tourism industry is inseparable from businesses such as travel services, food, accommodation, transportation and recreation and entertainment. Thus, when the industry thrives, it brings the benefits of income creation and generation of jobs. Therefore, many countries are trying hard to market themselves in order to attract visitors.
State of Cultural Tourism in Bhaktapur Introduction Cultural tourism is a common concern in global phenomenon as people are curious to learn more about different types of culture exiting in different part of the world which are totally unique factor of attractions.Nepal is regarded as one of the best tourist destination in the world. Each district of the country possess unique cultural activities and cultural attractions. Among them Bhaktapur is one of the destination for the tourist. Since this district is the habitant of Newars, there are different types of culture and tradition celebrated throughout the year. Many tourists visit Bhaktapur each year, mainly from China, Germany, France, England, Holland, and India.
However the company needs to adapt to technological changes in tourism field such as e-booking and e-payments in order to cater services to millennials. Adventure tourism The growth pattern in adventure travel is extremely high because people want more from their vacation, customer want something transformative and memorable which is provided by adventure tourism. A decade long experience of NHATTC in addition to unlimited adventure activity potential in Nepal is beneficial for long term business. Emerging market such as India, China and
Festivals create ‘product’, enliven a destination, animate static attractions and promise a glimpse into the authentic culture or a place. Meanwhile, for festivals, tourist audiences create new forms of demand, box office income and means of widening their repute. There is abundant evidence show countless festivals are marketed as tourist attractions and generate sizable flows of tourist numbers and associated revenue (Getz, 1991; O’sullivan and Jackson, 2002). In recent decades, as sponsorship has become an important part of brand management strategies, and as festivals and events have become increasingly the focus of Sponsership investment, the question as to why companies sponsor events has stimulated a great deal of research enquiry. Studies have concluded that companies sponsor events for a number of identifiable reasons: to increase or develop product or corporate awareness, to drive sales or to develop market position.
1.1 Introduction Tourism, as one of the fastest developing sector in Mauritius, has seen a robust growth throughout the last decades. It is a major pillar of the local economy of Mauritius. Currently, tourists focus on the most popular attractions and critically compare the different tourists’ offers to plan their trips themselves or employ the services of tourist agencies. It can be observed that in general, all tourists have unique preferences pertaining to activities, food, special interests and most importantly, some tourists have limitations owing to impairments. Hence, there is a need for more tailor made and personalized tourists’ packages to cater for tourists’ individual needs and constraints.
He has allocated two extreme types of tourists which are psychocentrics and allocentrics. Each of the types has its own model of behavior,which depends on selection of a particular destination, transportation and etc. If we look trough Plog’s model, my respondent would be considered as an allocentric because of the desire to explore new places and the desire for adventure. As a Allocentrics, she is outward-looking person who like to take risks and seek more adventurous holidays. Additionally, she can easily go to destinations that were not yet explored by the large amount of tourists.
Tourism mainly means to travel to a different place for a limited period of time. It can either be within the same country or to a different country. According to WTO (1993), tourism is the activity of a person travelling to and staying in places outside the usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business or any other purpose. Tourism is beneficial both to the host destination and the tourist. Travelling is one of the most valuable and enriching experiences in our lives; increasing our knowledge, opening our minds, enriching our spirits, extending new moral values; and you can find many destinations in the world that would fulfill your desires.