2). If there is a significant increasing in economy of the local community, it is possible to value that the tourism destination has been successful in applying the tourism development concept. In order to make a tourism industry, North Buton needs to improve the tourism accessibility in all potential tourism destination. As an island region, North Buton has a unique character in its accessibility service. Road and sea transportation is the main focus for tourism industries
Firstly, the growing presence of wellness tourism in Asia will allow Carnival to leverage on its strengths, learn from GHK’s strategic initiatives and adapt it to Carnival’s business model. Looking at the industry, people are now demanding for an experiential holiday, one type being wellness tourism which focuses on spas and emotional healing holidays (Sriram, 2017). Carnival should leverage on this by revamping its cruise lines to cater to such needs. With our large capital base and low dependency ratio, we can do this with financial ease and low risk to the Carnival group as a whole. Additionally, we see many Asian countries such as India and Thailand (Sriram, 2017) making the list on top holiday wellness destinations.
In this research the researcher is taking into consideration Shopping aspect of the tourism industry. In the Middle East region after Dubai, Oman is now developing and trying to become popular shopping destination. Shopping is known as one of the most attractive activities anywhere around the world. Retail sector in accordance with Government of Oman has established various shopping events including Oman shopping festival, Oman summer surprises and many more to lure tourists. Shopping has been acknowledged to be a common tourist activity and a motivation for travel, especially in the case of cross-border trips.
Tourism has been identified for its important participation in the economy in different small islands. Tourism serves to encourage the growth of basic infrastructure, participates in the development of businesses, attracts foreign investment and supports the transfer of information and technology (Riaz, Suhejla, and Michael, 2008). Tourism has also been observed as a promoter for the conservation and development of the environment as well as sustaining local culture and diversity. Tourism is associated with different key economic sectors like hotels, transport, restaurants, and construction. This is because of the fact that tourism has the ability to make multiplier impacts in different ancillary and supporting services.
When travellers visit, they not only spend money on accommodation, food, transport, they would spend on cultural attractions. This would be exceptionally true for cultural tourists, as they tend to have a better financial income, and a higher disposable income. The expenditure by tourists supports local businesses. Secondly, tourism creates employment in plenty of sectors. Direct jobs are created when hospitality sectors like hotels, attractions, tourism agencies, and restaurants employ people.
Many tourists visit Bhaktapur each year, mainly from China, Germany, France, England, Holland, and India. The interest of tourist in different activities has encouraged knowing the state of Cultural tourism in Bhaktapur and ways local community has been are benefited by it. Objective of the study The objectives of this study are: • To find out the state of cultural tourism in Bhaktapur • To find out local community participation in cultural tourism activities • To understand the impact of cultural tourism on economy, social life and employment opportunity of Bhaktapur • To know different forms of cultural tourism in Bhaktapur • To understand the reason behind tourist’s interest towards cultural tourism in Bhaktapur Problem statement What is the state of cultural tourism in Bhaktapur? Sub-problems What are the major factors to attract tourist in Bhaktapur? Is it
3.2.1. Product Every tourism destination must have tourism attraction in order to attract the attention of the tourist to visit tourism destination. The attraction is one of component of tourism product. Amma toa custom area is a cultural tourism destination in Bulukumba regency which has a characteristic and its own uniqueness when compared to other cultural tourism destination. The characteristic and the uniqueness of Amma toa indigenous community can become as cultural tourism destination and it’s included in cultural tourism product that can attract the attention of tourists, weather local or foreign tourists that is follows: a.
TNZ has found that Tourism 2025 theme “targeting for value” is related with their own objective which is to increase the value of international visitors to New Zealand so now the industry is working together to ensure that the common vision is reached. c) SWOT analysis This is identified by a corporate/resource analysis, environmental scanning and market research. This is an important analysis for the tourism industry as it finds the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the organisation. Using Queenstown as an example for a SWOT analysis from a tourism point of view would include; Strengths – Being well known as the ‘Capital World of Adventure’ Weaknesses – It isn’t easily accessible for those who are disabled Opportunities – Any industrial improvements or developments that could increase international or domestic visitation Threats – Competitors from other regions in New Zealand or in another country that offers similar or more unique products. Carrying out a SWOT analysis involves internal and external factors and based on these the organisation then can determine any actions they’d like to proceed afterwards while also overcoming any weaknesses and threats towards their organisation.
As the number of tourists looking for this experience expands, the more foreign investment into tourism will increase, and the more the cultural tourism industry will grow, eventually leading to more tourists. This therefore creates a positive feedback in which tourists attract investors and investment into tourism attracts tourists. The need to escape from routine living to an alternative environment perceived as “exotic” and “indigenous” in combination with foreign investment (or in broader terms capitalism) has thus transformed indigenous communities and culture into a commodity for the people of the
Online tourism allows tourism institutions to manage their operations and deal with online sales of tourism products. Information technology is a huge revolution to business process which has strategic schemes and relations with stakeholders. Tourism organizations take big advantages of intranet to deal with internal related tourism business process and the use of extranet to deal with trusted organizational partners. The internet is basically used to deal with customers and potential customers (Buhalis, 2003) and to interact with stakeholders. The development of information technology has created opportunities for the tourism institutions such as increasing tourists’ numbers by providing vital information about destination to potential tourists and help organizations to attend to their customer needs while generating profits and development of