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
The reasons for travel too have changed over the span of time. Tourism in India is witnessing widespread growth on the back of increasing inbound tourists by the burgeoning Indian middle class, rising inflow of foreign tourists and successful government campaigns for promoting ‘Incredible India’. Infrastructure development holds the key to India‘s sustained growth in the Tourism sector. The tourism industry is primarily related to the service and people oriented; it is made up of businesses and organizations belonging to various other industries and sectors. It is the interplay among these businesses and organizations/persons which offers ―travel experience to tourists.
Tourism has become a popular global leisure activity. Tourism can be domestic or international, and international tourism has both incoming and outgoing implications on a country 's balance of payments. Today, tourism is a major source of income
The paper examines the prospects for the development of International Tourism, the state 's role in the development of this activity. The main estimation method of analyzing the impact of tourism on economy of China is regression model. The estimation model provided in this course paper demonstrates that business tourism is a leader among the other kinds of international tourism. Moreover, International Tourism is one of the major international economic activities that have a significant impact on both the structure and the general situation in the world economy. Finally, tourism development has a stimulating effect on the economy sectors such as transport, communications, trade, construction, agriculture, consumer goods, and is one of the most
Because of growing tourism activities many places in the world are increasingly tied to the industry and related cultural, social, economic and political networks. The current global economic credit crisis, in addition, has underlined the impact of shifting economic fortunes on the global tourism
Cultural tourism holds the main influence in visitors’ decision to travel to destinations in different parts of the globe. This in turn has led to cultural attractions being important in the development of tourism in most regions of the world, for example, Europe, North America and developing countries. Cultural attractions are perceived as being icons of important streams of global culture. This global conception of culture has led to the designation of world heritage sites which attract millions of tourists annually. At national levels, culture is perceived as playing an important role in establishing and reinforcing people’s unique identity and sense of belonging to particular lineages.
The policy is important in such a way to help in transforming Malaysia’s economy as high income country, promotes healthcare and environment awareness, emphasize social integration and introduce tourism as high level education programmes. Implementation of the policy is through several agencies under Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC), National’s Plan, legal framework and association with private companies. Besides that, there many success stories that have been recorded as well as drawback stories of implementing tourism policy. Success stories have brought Malaysia on top of other big country in terms of tourism sector. Most of the drawback stories happen outside out of Malaysia that affects the country directly and indirectly.
Benefits of Tourism Tourism is an important activity that people has undertaken for a very long time in the most countries around the world. In recent time it has been recognized as an important social and economic phenomenon. As well as its direct effect it has indirect effects both on the society and at the individual level. . The interaction between tourists and poor communities can provide a number of intangible and practical benefits.
Tourism is one of the largest global industries with the highest growth rate. Along with economic opportunities such as employment creation and a high potential for growth, it is essential that social, cultural and ecological criteria be taken into account for the medium and long term sustainability of tourism operations and facilities (McNeely, 1998; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2002; and Mbaiwa, 2003). Tourism is a major force in the global trade; and it plays a vital role in the social, cultural and economic development of most nations. Inevitably, it has the potential to both preserve and destroy the heritage of a country (Holloway, 1999). Heritage tourism is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring.
Introduction Tourism is the leading and most dynamic industry in the world economy. For rapid growth, it recognized the economic phenomenon of the century. In most countries, tourism plays an important role in the formation of the gross domestic product, creating more jobs and providing employment, activation of the foreign trade balance. It has huge impact on some economic sectors as transport and communications, construction, agriculture, consumer goods and others. Tourism is a catalyst for social and economic development.