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
Thanks to Tourism, people can travel farther and quicker to destinations that were once considered unreachable and inconvenient. The tourism industry is a diverse sector, which during the past decade, has shown growth and potential. This is evident by the fact that the International Tourist Arrivals has increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 1133 million in 2014. Following world maps shows international tourists arrival in 2010: ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT Tourism Industry plays a very vital role in the development of countries. For many years it has been helping countries to portray a softer image to the world.
1.1 Background of the Study In this day and age, majority of the holidaymakers specifically backpacker tourists hold different insights about certain destinations that would introduce a justified holiday experience at its finest. Enjoying the captivating gateways of a natural and environmentally serene yet an ideal location would be a factor of great drive evolving to their travel motivation which provides evidence on the endlessly increasing mobile world. “Travel motivations forms an integral part of travel behavior and has been widely researched and applied in tourism marketing strategies.” It was emphasized by (Venkatesh, 2006) that the need or desire to see the unseen and definitely know the unknown are driving people to travel to new-fangled places and motivates them to visit new destinations.” Therefore, with much force of a potential
According to his typology, my colleague is allocentric tourist, which enjoys travelling independently, explore culture, seek for adventurous experiences on holiday and go to different places on each vacation (Page & Connell, 2014). Based on Plog’s, allocentric are interested about the world around them and want to explore it. Cooperation with locals and participation in culture, cuisine as well as active past times are central to allocentric tourist’s holiday experience. Cultural motivation indicates the desire to explore and learn about the destination. Furthermore, they tend to make decision very quickly as they identify that life involves risks and they face daily life with full of energy (Plog,
I feel like MacCannell associates modernity with tourism because modernization in a way is a sort of customary observance or activity that is in search to acquire the authentic. MacCannell backed up this argument by saying that tourist are only ashamed when they do not see the whole thing or do not see what it ought to be seen, this is when they don’t get the full desire of the reason behind them traveling. He went on to say that “tourism is based on on a desire to go beyond the other “mere” tourists to a more profound appreciation of society and culture to some degree; it is a basic component of their motivation to travel”. MacCannell also argued that Modernity goes beyond older social boundaries, appearing first in urban industrial centers and spreading rapidly to underdeveloped areas. There is no other complex of reflexive behaviors and ideas that follow this development as tourism and sightseeing.
To achieve this position, Malaysia gives emphasizes on attracting non-Muslim tourists arrival in the country as well as Muslim visitors. Not only is that, the foreign tourist arrival and revenue earnings increasing year by year. Also, to meet the accommodation of tourists, investors are building new accommodation places. Because the earning from tourism revenue has increased every year and the Ninth and Tenth Malaysia plan has given high priority in tourism development. Moving on, Malaysian government provides the importance on sustainable tourism development in the country and to also adopts and implements various laws and regulations to ensure sustainable tourism development.
For individual travelers, according to Plog’s psychographics, venturers are those who prefer unique and independent travel experiences at destinations that are yet to be developed to a mass tourism market, which so called allocentric destinations. On the other hand, authentics are tourists who tend to visit well-developed tourist locations and would like to travel with tour groups. I will discuss the characteristics of both venturers and authentics in follows. Venturers, who own 4 % of the population (Plog 1985; cited in Nickerson 1989), are innovators who would like to be the first to visit a place or use a product. They are active and curious travelers who enjoy sense of delight and discovery, also they travel frequently and worldly to explore the world.
It is noticed that tourism is the fastest growing economy worldwide and tourism organizations rely on tourists to support their institution. Service quality in the tourism industry is to delight online tourists’ by exceeding their expectations (Mauria, A.G. & Minazzi, R. 2013) in order to impact their revisit behaviour. Based on above reasons the following hypothesis was formulated. H1d: Online tourists’ satisfaction has a positive relationship with motivation to visit. Literature Review Information technology is widely used in the tourism industry and its impact on tourism activities has been noticed worldwide.
Application of multi-criteria decision making techniques in measuring the stability rate of tourist destinations SeyedFarzadSeyedi prof: Mr. Safari (phc) Introduction Stable Tourism paradigm (ST) has been emerged as the only solution in tourism industry saving the nature and human beings. From this point of view, stable tourism paradigm reviews tourism within borders, society, its land and the guest society (tourists) and tourism industry from the other hand and pays attention said (Roknodin Eftekhari et. al , 1390). By suggesting the stable tourism paradigm, using practical measurement and progress check methods and techniques towards stability in tourism industry expanded and significant investment and human resources was spent to develop
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY “ Welcome a tourist and send back a friend ”. Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. In the 21st century, tourism has emerged as a major economic driver throughout the globe, and it has been growing leaps and bounds. The growing demand for this smokeless industry is because of changing demographic characteristics of the people, changing life styles, increased disposable income, long leisure time, changing mindset of working class, advancements in transportation and rapid development of information technology. Innovation in the tourism destinations is also motivating the people to go for tours to enjoy their holidays.