Importance Of Tourism And Tourism Industry

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GLOBAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY  Tourism and Hospitality is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and the main source of foreign exchange earnings. It’s an important part of the most developing country’s economy.  The global hospitality and tourism is including lodging, attractive places, cultural activities, travel and tour, food and beverage. And it is always the best industry to earn a biggest income for the investors.  It has been creating 212 million jobs. And the official world tourism day is 27 September.  THE TOURISM INDUSTRY  Tourism is a competitive industry that needs to fulfill customers’ changing needs and desires constantly. And it should focus on customer’s satisfaction, safety and enjoyment.  It…show more content…
 There are some government related organizations which is working under the government for not only controlling the tourism and hospitality industry by applying laws and rules but also, support the tourism and hospitality industry by fulfilling their needs.  Main organizations in Sri Lanka; o SLTDA – Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority o SLITHM – Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management o SLTPB – Sri Lanka Tourism and Promotion Bureau  PRIVATE SECTOR  Private sector is the commercial sector participation in tourism and hospitality is to provide necessary goods and services to the industry. Such as transportation, foods and beverages, labors and other services.  It is completely a profitable sector. And also they should provide a quality of services and goods to be in the business for a long time.  CATERING SECTOR  Catering sector is the sector that providing food service at a club, restaurant, hotel or any other locations.  Catering sector has different kind of catering method, such as;  MOBILE CATERING,  MODERN CATERING,  SHIPS & AIRLINE CATERING,…show more content…
They also support the tourism sector. They keep an eye mostly on Economic growth and development and environmental sustainability.  UNWTO has 156 countries as members and more than 400 affiliate members. Sri Lanka is one of the members at UNWTO.  INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION (IATA)  IATA is the leading trade associations in the world which was founded in Havana, Cuba, in 1945. At the start IATA had 51 airlines from 31 countries but now, it has 250 airlines from 115 countries worldwide.  They are not only to support for many aviation activities and helping to create industry plan on critical aviation issues but also, providing various services on strategic service, such as; safety, security, ground operations etc.  MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION – Sri Lanka  The ministry of civil aviation was formed back in 2010. It is the organization which implements policies, rules and regulations and organize programs and events to achieve their objectives.  Organizations which are coming under The ministry of Sri Lanka are;  Civil Aviation Authority – SL  Airport Aviation Services –
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