Impact Of Culture In Tourism

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1.0 INTRODUCTION Culture has links with tourist behavior as it is an element that is closely linked to existing cultures around the world to make decisions and ways of life that affect the diversity of religion. Culture has certainly affected many elements throughout our lives consciously or not. Culture is something that has many features in terms of art, multi-racial lifestyle, belief in various religions and races and more to do with it. Culture plays an important role in the form of attraction in the tourism sector as well as aspects affecting tourist behavior. The study of culture makes us to know more about other religion as well and give us a good understanding to be socialize with various races in Malaysia. 2.0 CONCEPTS The concepts of culture consist into many division such as developed individual with the outside environment, it is also a communication patterns, a collective phenomenon, more to be learned. Apart from that, because culture is broad in its scope, theorists have had difficulties in arriving at one central definition of culture and have had different views about what constitutes the meaning of culture. One of the earliest definitions of culture was put forth by Tylor in 1871: “Culture, or civilization, is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.” According to [Reisinger, 2002], culture consists of several scientific fields such as
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