Effective destination management can help the destinations to maximize tourism value for visitors while ensuring local benefits and sustainability. There are five positive impacts of effective destination management: 1) Spreading the benefits of tourism: Tourism expenditure benefits to support and promote the small business development and offer the experiential tourism or exploring the potential of industry. 2) Improving tourism yield: Contributing to an improved return on investment and yield per visitor by the effective destination management. Because of the targeted marketing can extend the visitor length of stay and increase the visitors expenditure. 3) Ensuring tourism sustainability: Effective destination management can create the sustainable destination and ensures the nature resources and environment are protected.
5.2 Promote Private Public Partnership for investments in the Industry The private sector would be involved in the development of tourism in Ghana should also come in the form of financial support to the public sector to implements projects that would be geared toward a vibrant tourism in Ghana. A public-private marketing forum should be established to facilitate joint decision making, agreement of joint marketing programs and ensuring that public and private tourism stakeholders promote a common brand identity and messages. 5.3 Market and Promote Ghana as a Competitive Tourism
Understanding of people’s motivations for travelling and its association with destination choice play a crucial role in predicting future travel patterns and help tourism marketers develop more effective marketing strategies. Travel motivation is a major factor influencing tourist behaviour and is fundamental to tourism development. Previous researchers have developed some theories examining travel motivations. The most commonly known travel motivation theories include the career travel ladder (TCL) and travel career patterns (TCP) frameworks (Pearce, 2002, 2003), the optimal arousal model (Mannell, Iso-Ahola, 1987), and Plog’s allocentric/ psychocentric approach (Plog, 1974). An accepted and widely utilised theory, studying tourist motivations
Stable tourism approach is a comprehensive approach which wants a long term development on tourism industry without any destructive effects on natural ecosystems and emphasizes that human being will be able to manipulate some special aspects of environment negatively positively in the form of tourism development (Mohseni, 1388). Stable tourism as an eco-friendly phenomenon, is economically possible and sociality acceptable, and it’s conditioned to protect environment and coordinated with tourism activities and socio-economic values (Reihanian et. al, 2012). Stable tourism tries to set up the relations among host society, tourism place, and tourists, since this relation can be dynamic and constructive, and it tries to modify the pressure and crisis among these components to minimize cultural and environmental damages, provide visitors satisfaction and help district’s economical growth (Mohseni,
“Innovative ways towards achieving sustainable tourism development” Environment and heritage may be useful to clarify what we mean by these terms. Environment refers to ecosystems, and also to cultural qualities and characteristics of places. Heritage embraces our natural, Indigenous and historic inheritance – what we think our descendants should, and would want to, inherit. Environment and heritage are valued differently by different people. Those working in tourism recognise them as assets of mainstream and niche tourism products and are in a position to do much to educate visitors about the values of our natural and cultural heritage places.
7). The Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, known as GCET, has been made to be known by the travel and tourism industry, including the government or any form of authority. GCET is a set of guidelines done to achieve sustainable tourism. It helps for ethical decision-making when faced with ethical dilemmas since its objective is to make the most out of the profits and minor the negative effect on the environment, social surroundings. One of the GCET principles in “Article 3 – Tourism, a Factor of Sustainable Development” #5 points out that “nature tourism and ecotourism are recognized as being particularly conductive to enriching and enhancing the standing of tourism, provided they respect the natural heritage and local populations and are in keeping with the carrying of the sites”.
When the industries are on peak positions then managing diversity is a critical to competiveness. Diversity management reacts to proactive rapid change. This is the reason the sustainable tourism focuses on the cultural and the natural resources. Sustainable tourism is the concept of visiting places as a tourist and trying to make and positive impact on the environment. Mainly the heritage value of the place, cultural identity of the place, the natural value of the place contributes to the destination of the tourism.
Character and Community – Reflections On The Improvement Of Mining Heritage Tourism: A Case Study Of Jammu City. Abstract: The aim of this Paper is to accentuate the impact of social characters and the part of the delegate group in the improvement of heritage tourism. This perspective develops the great connection amongst character and tourism, going past the recognized impact of tourism on personalities. Research was surrendered out in two mining ranges in Jammu city where there has been advancement of the heritage tourism industry. The result acquired are of consideration for two reasons: from one viewpoint, they give inside and out up and coming into the character of modern heritage tourism; and on the other, they have a noticeably handy
“Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.” – Ban Ki Moon, 2013 Sustainable tourism, one that establishes a suitable balance between the environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects of tourism development, plays an important role in conserving biodiversity. It attempts to minimize its impact on the environment and local culture so that it will be available for future generations, while contributing to generate income, employment, and the conservation of local ecosystems (“Defining Sustainable Tourism”, 2018). By doing so, sustainable tourism maximizes the positive contribution of tourism to biodiversity conservation and thus to poverty reduction and the achievement of common goals towards sustainable development. Sustainable tourism provides crucial economic incentives for habitat protection.
Tourism exports in 2012 amounted to USD 1.3 trillion accounting for 6 per cent of the world’s exports. New tourist destinations, especially those in the emerging markets have started gaining prominence with traditional markets reaching maturity. Asia Pacific recorded the highest growth in the number of international tourist arrivals in 2012 at 7 per cent followed by Africa at 6 per cent. Increasingly, travel and tourism is emerging as an important category of services exports worldwide. Tourism worldwide is a $ 3700 billion industry.