It is the interplay among these businesses and organizations/persons which offers ―travel experience to tourists. The tourism industry comprises hospitality (related to accommodation and dining), travel (transportation services through different modes), and various other businesses which offer services and products to
Shopping has been recognised to be a mutual tourist activity and motivation to the travellers, especially in a case of cross-border trips. Factors like less expensive, lower taxes and a wide variety of products, widespread of promotion and inquiry inspire tourist toward shop in a different country (Timothy and Butler, 1995). One of the main reasons behind of tourists visiting Dubai is to shop at numerous malls mainly in the Dubai’s old market, renamed as Souk market, Gold Souk being one of the most famous among them. The amount of revenue was donated to shopping industry through tourists. Dubai has more than 70
Chapter One First, Introduction: Tourism is the fastest growing industry, which provides enormous compensation to both local and global community. The sector participates in financial activities all over the world and it creates wide job opportunities. Great development in the tourism sector remains to have a vast influence on financial growth in several fields as it works as a motivation for economic development. Furthermore, financial growth of the nations improves development of the tourism sector; consequently, an economic fluctuation will have an unfavorable result on tourism. Current credit crunch crisis has evolve from other key crises that have happened in industrial world in recent decades and spread to emerging economies and less
A sound example is presented by Suchanek (2000) who indicates that the portion of the population living below the poverty line increase while the tourist industry expanded. Therefore, the main issue the governments in developed countries that promote tourism have to solve is how to make the money earned by the industry remain in the destination economy. According to the UNWTO (1995) the main causes for leakage include import of material, equipment and non-durable goods, repatriation of profits by foreign companies, repatriation of income by expats, interests paid for foreign loans and marketing expenses abroad. Therefore, much effort is put by the local
Introduction With the social development, tourism has become the most powerful and biggest industry. As the concept of sustainable tourism is getting popular but has not yet formed into a unified concept of sustainable tourism. It is aimed to achieve the requirements of the sustainable development of tourism should be natural, social, cultural and ecological coordination with the environment. The negative impacts of tourism, including deforestation, pollution, indigenous culture loss, and habitat and biodiversity loss. Sustainable tourism requires the establishment of a suitable balance between the environmental, social and economic, to guarantee a long-term sustainability of tourism development.
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
WHAT ARE THE PERCEIVED SOCIOECONOMICAL BENEFITS OFTOURISM ON THE POOR? In general it can be stated that there are three main ways through which the poor can benefit from tourism. The first and most considered effect is the direct effect that tourism has on the poor. After that the secondary/indirect, induced and dynamic effects are considered. Direct effects are those that stem from direct earnings from the tourism industry.
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.
Tourism is defined as the activities of persons identified as visitors. Tourism affects many parts of the economy; it is an important source of employment creation and offers excellent opportunities and deals for entrepreneurship. But the overall economic effect of tourism is wide-ranging, as some parts of the economy are involved in producing and delivering the goods and services associated with many diverse types of tourism. Some of them are linked with transportation, accommodation, and yet others with entertaining or serving other different needs of visitors and
CHAPTER-1 INTRODUCTION The Indian tourism and hospitality industry has led to a significant growth among the service sector in India.It acts as an employment generator, a significant source of foreign exchange for the country as well as its its economic activity helps the local and host communities.The brand value to the consumers, technological development, growth in the emerging markets and human capital retention has shaped the tourism industry.Travel and tourism in India has a huge potential for growth as medical tourism in India has become a hit. It has become a major social phenomenon that is driven by social, religious, recreational, knowledge seeking and business interests and motivated by the human urge for new experience, adventure,