“A consumer as an individual who, through a process of decision-making, obtains goods and services for personal consumption” (Page &Connell, 2014, p.54). In tourism, valuable experience of destination environment could also be acknowledged where tourist turn into a consumer of place or culture. Besides that, he also might be a byer of local products in a certain destination. So, this report represents the tourist’s behavior on vacation. In addition, the questionnaire below helped me to analyze my partner 's holiday desires by taking in consideration her age, nationality, marital status and occupancy (appendix 3).
Tourist Gaze. The concept "Tourist Gaze" implies a dynamic process, which is associated with the acquisition and accumulation of tourist experience. Moreover, this concept includes a multi-level gradual social organisation of tourism and systematic natural development of these processes. The "tourist gaze" helps to formulate what separates the tourist experience from everyday life. Namely, to understand the ways in which the production and consumption of tourism goods and services affect various social relations and processes.
MacCannell (1999) clearly suggested that a marker is highly influential for a tourist to visit a certain site. He classified the marker in two ways i.e. on-site marker and off-site marker. Off-site markers are those source of information which a tourist gets before arriving at a certain destination. These off-site markers can be word of mouth, advertisements or guidebooks.
These are commonalities shared by tourism considering that the externalities developed surpass the simple economies of agglomeration (Santos, Almeida and Teixeira, 2008). Monfort (2000) forwards a classification of tourism cluster which relates to the origins of Porter, stating it as “the complex set of different elements including the services provided by tourism companies or businesses (accommodation, restaurants, travel agencies, water or theme parks,…) the wealth provided by the holiday experience of a tourist; the multidimensional encounter between related companies and industries; the communication and transport infrastructures; the complementary activities (shopping facilities, tradition of fairs, etc. ); the support services (training, information, etc. ); and the natural resources and institutional
Introduction In a globalising world, travellers are seeking authentic experiences. This is when most will turn to cultural tourism. Cultural Tourism is “the traveling to experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present.” This practice has a long history, with its roots in the Grand Tour era. Cultural Tourism emphasizes on the education, and communicative experience on the authenticity of such travel. Cultural Tourism has always been associated positively with the promotion of one’s culture.
State of Cultural Tourism in Bhaktapur Introduction Cultural tourism is a common concern in global phenomenon as people are curious to learn more about different types of culture exiting in different part of the world which are totally unique factor of attractions.Nepal is regarded as one of the best tourist destination in the world. Each district of the country possess unique cultural activities and cultural attractions. Among them Bhaktapur is one of the destination for the tourist. Since this district is the habitant of Newars, there are different types of culture and tradition celebrated throughout the year. Many tourists visit Bhaktapur each year, mainly from China, Germany, France, England, Holland, and India.
Associate Professor,Department Of Business Administration,A.P.S.University,Rewa (M.P) 3. Reader, Department Of Orthodontics,NHDCRI,Bilaspur,(C.G) INTRODUCTION- When talking about tourist choice for destination many factor influence him to conclude an ultimate decision. Tourist amenities, connectivity, convience etc are such factors. It’s a relationship between satisfaction as well as quality of service which are intangible, inseparable, and perishable by nature. The following diagram can easily explain the tourist choice for destination.
Direct effects are those that stem from direct earnings from the tourism industry. An example would be the earnings that a person makes from labour related to the tourism sector. These could be people who work in a hotel, restaurant, tour company, taxi company and more. However, the extent to which direct effects improve the situation of the poor, greatly dependson the country, labour market, tourism seasonality and more. Secondary effects are those that stem from non-tourism related activities.
Tourism facilities and services are concentrated in a few locations, (iii) The visitor-resident meetings lack the spontaneity associ¬ated with individual schedules. Package tours, planned interactions and scheduled meetings may be arranged but these are only controlled events and finally become commercial in nature, (iv) The meeting and visitors and resi¬dents is general an unequal and unbalanced
It is evident from the above figure that the majority of participants consider availability of different activities and landscape and scenery as the most important reasons to make decision for visiting the UK as tourists. It can be said that the participants are more interested to avail entertaining and thrilling activities for which they consider the UK as their favourite tourist destination. Figure 9 The above figure 9 is providing the results for the responses gathered for the question related to the providence of competitive rating of participants’ perceptions as consumers of the UK as a tourist destination against other competitive destinations. It is evident from the figure above that the majority participants consider special events, entertainment facilities, accessibility factors, knowledge and information about destination, and easy access to tourism destinations as the most competitive elements of the UK as compared to its competitive