Economic growth is also known to help realizing some macroeconomic objectives like reduction of poverty, improvement of public services, reduction of debt to GDP ratios, etc. The six major determinants of growth are: natural resources, human resources, technology and capital goods (grouped under the heading supply factors), demand factors, and efficiency factors. If we want to study the effect of tourism in a country’s growth, we can take tourism to be a combination of both natural resources and capital goods. Tourism is one of the fastest developing industries in the world. The rapid change beyond what was expected in information and transportation industries has accelerated the development of tourism, both in economic and social dimensions.
___________________________________ Importance of Cross Cultural Skills in Tourism ___________________________________ By Anjul Mishra 2014B3A8660P ABSTRACT In the recent decade, tourism has experienced a steady growth and a lot diversification. As more and more people start travelling to different countries, it becomes more and more important to have a knowledge about Cross cultural communication. This paper aims at analyzing the major aspects of Cross cultural studies involved in the tourism industry. INTRODUCTION The cultural background of the inbound tourists might be similar to or different from the host country in many ways. This affects the decisions of the tourists regarding food, services etc.
Especially those who are in the hotel and tourism industry. Because of the flourishing period/phase that the economy is experiencing with regards to the hospitality firms. And tangerine group of hotels has managed to implement a more creative and pro-active marketing strategy in response to the rapid changes in the trends of customer’s preferences following the somewhat vibrant economic climate. Intensified marketing activities were carried out in a cost-effective, efficient and diversified manner to continuously pursue new opportunities and enlist new source markets, increase the brand outreach and drive incremental business. The company also participated in various promotional activities, trade fairs and regional sales trips with the inclusion of special packages developed in order to increase the rate of occupancies from various source markets.
As the number of tourists looking for this experience expands, the more foreign investment into tourism will increase, and the more the cultural tourism industry will grow, eventually leading to more tourists. This therefore creates a positive feedback in which tourists attract investors and investment into tourism attracts tourists. The need to escape from routine living to an alternative environment perceived as “exotic” and “indigenous” in combination with foreign investment (or in broader terms capitalism) has thus transformed indigenous communities and culture into a commodity for the people of the
Festivals create ‘product’, enliven a destination, animate static attractions and promise a glimpse into the authentic culture or a place. Meanwhile, for festivals, tourist audiences create new forms of demand, box office income and means of widening their repute. There is abundant evidence show countless festivals are marketed as tourist attractions and generate sizable flows of tourist numbers and associated revenue (Getz, 1991; O’sullivan and Jackson, 2002). In recent decades, as sponsorship has become an important part of brand management strategies, and as festivals and events have become increasingly the focus of Sponsership investment, the question as to why companies sponsor events has stimulated a great deal of research enquiry. Studies have concluded that companies sponsor events for a number of identifiable reasons: to increase or develop product or corporate awareness, to drive sales or to develop market position.
• SOCIAL FACTORS - Growing population and numbers of visitors/tourist/immigrants imply increasing demand for transport services to possible positive impact on the public transport industry. • TECHNOLOGY FACTORS - The effect of new and emerging technology. ALM Company provides opportunities for businesses to adopt new breakthrough, innovations and inventions to cut costs and develop new services. QUESTION2: PROPOSE METHOD IT/IS STRATEGIES In airport Limo Company, they have system that all the detail about the staff and drivers. The
These tourism potentials can also promote the region’s economic growth. On the other hand, the region infrastructure development is far from appropriate services to support the tourism industries. As an archipelago region, North Buton has struggled to provide a better land and water transport supply. The gap has bring the research in two purposes to discuss which are identifying the maritime tourism destination in the North Buton Region and analysing the accessibility services and development.
First, the guests will have a higher satisfaction leading to positive word-of-mouth. For example, Hotel Equatorial have a marketing team whereby they understand the hotel very well from the hotel mission, vision, goal to the products or services offer to the customers. Hence, marketers would able to explain well and with confident to the customers. Thus, it would able to attract customers as customers will feel more confident with the hotel services. When customers feel comfortable and confident with their services, they will continue come to hotel for next time tourism or trip and recommend it to their family and friends.
The sales taxes will increase when tourist expenditures are high. Tourism also has a positive role in enhance of cultural tourism and its role in contributing to the economic benefits of tourism. In can be seen when tourism activities boosting the GDP in the tourism district. Besides that, tourism also can be seen as an important source of revenue for further historical restoration and preservation (Mochechela, 2010). It can provide a market and audience for the art of the local crafts people.
He viewed that the main reason for massive growth of travel industry was evolution of railways, freighting, motor car and airplane. Moreover, launch of paid holiday and mass tourism concept also boosted travel habits among people. Due to the development of information technology people could travel to far off places which were almost unreachable few decades ago. The study concluded that the improvements made in transport and communication systems were the main reasons behind speedy growth of tourism globally. Caprihan and Shivakumar (2002) in their study viewed that tourists’ decisions globally were negatively influenced by inappropriate conditions like terrorist attacks, battle, plague and distress, etc.