Cultural tourism holds the main influence in visitors’ decision to travel to destinations in different parts of the globe. This in turn has led to cultural attractions being important in the development of tourism in most regions of the world, for example, Europe, North America and developing countries. Cultural attractions are perceived as being icons of important streams of global culture. This global conception of culture has led to the designation of world heritage sites which attract millions of tourists annually. At national levels, culture is perceived as playing an important role in establishing and reinforcing people’s unique identity and sense of belonging to particular lineages.
4.0 The mix of Stakeholders involvements in the development of Tourism in Ghana Stakeholders are very important in the development of tourism in the country. The stake holders of Ghana tourism include Ghana Tourism Authority, Government, Ministry of Tourism, Traditional rulers, Ministries, Departments and Agencies, Ghana Investment Promotions center (GIPC) etc. these stakeholders has various functions and performs different roles to help in the development of tourism in the country. It is known that Government and the locals are the important stakeholders in tourism developments and sustainability in a country (William and Lawson, 2001). Freeman (2010) stated that an organization can be characterized by its relationship with the organization
Tailored packages: Travelers are constantly looking for customized or personalized packages, or offer beyond the traditional offerings. The new products which are likely creating a major impact are creating a local experience of a destination, thematic trips, and leisure. Social Media and Network: This growing and booming area will continue to have a major impact on the tourism and travel industry. Real-time information and interaction are possible before or during their visit, which plays a significant role in the changing tastes of the
Tourism has a direct impact on the national revenue for all touristic countries, it creates work opportunities, industries, and several investments to serve and raise nations performance and cultures, also distributes their history, civilization, and traditions. It is an important industry that depends
The level of C-B ratios reflects a significant leverage of investments in MPAs for important impacts on tourism benefits and costal protection values. 9 Conclusion Marine heritage needed to be protected in term with MPA that is important due to its not only their conservation benefits, but also yield tangible economic benefits in the country. Marine Heritage can also provide support to other organizations to promote protection, study, education and enjoyment of the resources. Understanding maritime heritage assists people become stewards of shared history and culture. Protection of marine heritage is our duty for future generations.
The tourism industry today has emerged as one of the industry that can provide a source of income to the country, including in Malaysia because according Shahila Jacob (1996) in terms of the definition of tourism itself constitutes tourism is related to the activities of individuals or groups of individuals who leave originally temporarily for the purpose of visiting or traveling. From there we can see that the economic flow flowing directly or indirectly due to tourism activities can create a range of business activities and services. As a result of the tourism sector became the focus of worldwide tourism industry to handle this as best as possible because the tourism industry is considered as a resource that can increase revenues and strengthen the national economy (Wan Roslina
Tourism related directly and indirectly with these departments to meet the tourists and other tourism consumption including raw materials, culture, information, technological, economical, environmental, etc., supports. The scale of the development of the tertiary industries interact the tourism industry (Su et al.,
The word “tour” is derived from the Latin word “tornare” and the Greek word “tornos”, which means lathe or circle, the movement around a central point. The word “Tourism” is derived from the term ‘TOUR’ means “a journey from place to place or time to be spent at a station or rambling excursion”. In short “Tourism is the act or travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, supporting the massive industry of tourism to cater the tourist needs of transportation, accommodation, food, entertainment, recreation, health and social contact”. Tourism plays a crucial role in developing the socio economic conditions of individual and thereby of the country. Tourism industry helps the country to earn foreign currencies and it will generate
Due to that opening trade outlet, local people will have more chances to introduce their unique products to the new customer or potential investor that motivates them to create more attractive, convenient output to catch customer’s attention. In addition, to maintain a large number of clients, the producers have to not only generate a more new line of goods but also ensure the high quality of those selling products, thereby getting the international prestige among the worldwide customers, building up the reputation of the product and promoting the image of their company/ region. Hence, the influence of tourism brings more profits to the locals and increases Gross National Income (GNI) of a country that both aims to the growth of the economy and the improvement of citizen’s living standard. For instance, Ben Tre Province, the Viet Nam 's main coconut growing area, has decided to diversify the coconut products and enhance that quality to meet the global need. In last few years, though, Ben Tre was just popular among Vietnamese people with some simple goods, in recent years, with the direction of Betrimex, Ben Tre has become a great source producing the high-quality product certified by Control Union organization thanks to applying high technology in coconut water packaging that increases the quality of coconut water to
CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION As a consequence of globalization, the marketing of places has grown in importance as countries, regions and other individual destinations compete with one another to attract investment and visitors. In order to compete effectively, it is essential to identify the different factors that lead to the success of a destination and make sure that these are incorporated into one’s strategic planning. The success of a tourist destination can be influenced by a wide range of factors. As a dynamic and complex industry, destination managers need to be continually monitoring, reviewing and evaluating tourism performance and management strategies to ensure the long-term sustainability of tourism in the destination. The strategic planning and ongoing management for a destination will contribute to the continuous improvement and success of a tourism destination.