Duel pricing system and attitude towards bargaining 11.. Awaking general awareness towards the preservation of cultral heritage and traditions Perception of Residents Response to Socio-cultural Impact of Tourism For the assessment of socio-cultural impact of tourism on the residents, responses at selected destinations in Solapur district are collected. Impact of tourism is calculated through mean given in the table SOCIO- CULTURAL IMPACT OF TOURISM ON RESIDENTS OF
Tourism facilities operated by the concept of CBT, are in many cases supported by donors outside the community or NGOs. By providing support to this concept, these donors and NGOs aim to increase the benefits that reach the poor by stimulating an alternative form of tourism. C O N C L U S I O N Reality Tours and Travel (RTT) is by far the largest operator of slum tours in Dharavi. Thesuccess of their product has been used as a benchmark for several companies. Result of this is that multiple companies are using the same route as the one RTT uses.
Knowledge of people’s motivations can help tourism organisations improve their tourist services and reach customers more efficiently. But it should be noted that tourists are not homogenous, they have different images of their ideal holiday and different travel motivations (Kozak, 2002). To be more effective, researchers should further examine travel motivations according to market segmentation. Market segmentation is a powerful tool that aims at identifying distinct groups of people who have similar needs and desires (Kirdar, 1997). Segmenting the market is important because different segments of the tourism market require various distribution and marketing mix.
This influenced destination to provide goods and services that promotes tourism though migration (William and Hall, 2000). It is argued that the relationship between tourism and migration can be traced back to history and this evidenced by the immigrants when they attempt to connect with their past when they visit their original place of stay (William and Hall, 2000; Butler, 2003; O’Reilly, 2003). It is significant to understand that tourism does not lead to migration but migration leads to tourism (William and Hall, 2000). Migration and mobility is as a result of push-pull factors such as promotion of opportunities, work, conflict and trade (Boyd, 1989; Nshimbi and Fioramonti, 2014). William (2013) asserts that there are four determinants which contribute to mobility patterns: technology, market relationships, cultures of mobility and the state.
Cross cultural knowledge can be really useful in the tourism industry for both the host as well as the visitors. Since tourism contributes a lot to the economic growth, cross cultural study in turn contributes to the economic growth of the country. The theory helped in identifying the incidents which could have been used positively if cross cultural skills would have been
Therefore, the generated income can move down to the lower income layers of the economy. Furthermore, tax revenues the government receives both from tourists and local businesses can be used in government expenditures on health, education, science and infrastructure. In addition, tourism significantly improves export opportunities for developing countries contributing to the expansion of their economic growth. The government foreseeing these advantages implements public policies favorable for the development of tourism. (Stynes,
6. UNWTO plays a focal and decisive part in advancing the improvement of responsible, reasonable and generally available tourism, with the point of adding to economic advancement, global comprehension, peace, thriving and all-inclusive regard for, and recognition of, human rights and central opportunities (Ungis.org, n.d.).
“A consumer as an individual who, through a process of decision-making, obtains goods and services for personal consumption” (Page &Connell, 2014, p.54). In tourism, valuable experience of destination environment could also be acknowledged where tourist turn into a consumer of place or culture. Besides that, he also might be a byer of local products in a certain destination. So, this report represents the tourist’s behavior on vacation. In addition, the questionnaire below helped me to analyze my partner 's holiday desires by taking in consideration her age, nationality, marital status and occupancy (appendix 3).
The degree, to which each geographical unit is considered a tourism destination, depends on three main quality factors: attractions, amenities and accessibility (Burkart & Medlik, 1974). In addition, according to Jensen, Hansen and Metz (1993) a tourist destination contains a specific landscape, cultural characteristics and offers visitors an outstanding experience. In accordance with this notion, Mill and Morrison (1992) consider the tourism destination as a mix of interdependent elements (i.e. attractions, facilities, infrastructure, transportation and hospitality) which can provide tourists with a satisfying vacation experience. The importance of attractions, such as cultural activities, historical heritage and events, is also outlined by Cooper et al.
To understand more about the tourists’ behavior, motivation is an interesting issue to examine.. According to Snepenger, King, Marshall, and Uysal (2006), the motivation is the elemental logic for travel behavior and also push the role in getting to understand the process when tourists make their decisions likewise determining the consecutive satisfaction of the expectation of the tourists. Plog (2003) stated that the tourist’s motivation is to get away from their place or the desire to see other area. Lien (2010) defines that tourist motivation as the internal drives raising and controlling the behavior of people. Equivalently, Romando (2008) also said that the motivation is the internal factor that drives the behavior to act and