China was part of a trade route called the Great Silk Road which connected it with Europe. The compass, porcelain, gunpowder was some of the Chinese inventions that made their way to Europe through The Great Silk Road. The Yongle emperor Zhu Di of the Ming dynasty had a favorite servant, Zheng He whom he sent of voyages to expand trade contacts, establish relationships with other foreign powers and bring back precious goods for the emperor. SO in 1405 they launched the first of seven voyages of explorations. He did this because he wanted to expand China’s tribute system; he wanted to have other nations pay tribute to China and not just the ones that were on Chinas
America is called the “melting pot of the world” for its rich history of immigration. This history created a country of people with distinct cultures, background, and religion that have influenced the traditions and values of collective American culture. Present times are also influencing American culture, for example the Obergefell V Hodges Supreme court case which influenced the change in legalizing gay marriage. Weddings are not immune to this influence; American weddings exemplify the unique and evolving blend of traditions and value. Weddings are full of unique culture and tradition anywhere in the world, but America is distinctive in the way that its history has created a cultural blend of traditions and
Later in the story, Paul travels to New York City and lives the glamorous life he has always wanted. Carnegie Hall, Cordelia Street, school, and New York City are some of the places that are in this short story: but these settings are very significant to the story. Paul has the motivation to travel to New York City to get away from his common life in Pittsburgh, which helps move the story
Reflection on All That is Solid Melts, by Marshall Berman (pg. 286-310) How does this piece fit within or relate to other pieces we have read this term? Marshall Berman writes of many modernist visionaries that helped develop the modern world and each visionary had a significant influence on some major cities in the world. In this writing Berman describes the impact of Robert Moses’s work/life in New York. Robert Moses was a significant urban designer of the landscape and lifestyle of New York City and his ideas is a cornerstone of what modernism in urban design is today.
Industrialization was the key to the modern United States. Immigrants, who migrated from their countries and came to America to seek a new life. The United States was known as the Gilded Age. This came to be from the experiences of workers and residents in New York City, or urban cities. As industrialization provided many benefits and interests to America’s era, it resulted in many risks and losses.
Sustainability and Responsibility imply that tourism resources and attractions should be utilised in such a way that their subsequent use by future generations is not compromised, according to UNWTO. Basically, Tourism could be defined as people travelling to a destination for recreation, leisure or business outside the place of residency. Travels can be to destinations that are international or domestic. If residents travel only within their country is considered domestic tourism. On the other hand, if residents travel within another country is classified as outbound tourism.
Tin Pan Ally in time would be the place to fine popular music that was wrote by immigrants. Tin Pan Ally was just a name given to the place where the Offices of the publishers in New York (Broadway). The places where just row houses that still stand today but as homes and not music publishers. The style of music that was heard coming the offices at the time was more of classic sound up to the mid-20s. For Tin Pan Ally to become a place for music to live and grow so one day it can be institution where music icons like George Gershwin would make music for Broadway (Broadway).
Franchising and decision variables The article in Franchising versus company-run operations: Modal choice in the global hotel sector discusses the various aspects considered by well-established hotels when they face the dilemma of whether to franchise a new hotel in a new geography or actually own the hotel themselves. The article is helpful in drawing the parallels for franchising decisions in service industry and especially pretty apt for the services which include high initial capital investment. The authors (F J Contractor & S K Kundu) borrow the definition of franchising from Caves & Murphy 1976 at the onset of the article and visualize the prospective franchisee as the sales agent or distributor of the brand owner. The authors are of
The field of tourism promotion deals with marketing tourism services using various promotional tools. A tourism degree program combines the marketing disciplines, business and personnel management pertaining to managing tourism businesses. Some degree programs and specialisations offer training specifically in tourism promotions. Tourism is travel for business or leisure purposes. A tourist is a person who travels outside his city, state or country for business or leisure purposes for more than 24 hours and not more than one consecutive year.