The major demand of tourists is to go on a tour that provides fun and learning experience together this category of vacation aptly prepared in fulfilling these requirements. To mention few categories of themed cruises are; Music cruises, food and drink cruises, celebrity cruises, health and wellness cruises, hobby cruises, family cruises and many more. (Richard Ek) Cruise tourism, as a part of all inclusive tourism is growing in comparison with any other type of all inclusive tourism. Since the 19th century, cruise tourism is ruling the market of all-inclusive tourism aiming at all segments of customers. Cruise vacation is commonly portrayed as a dream experience by travellers, however; cruises are labelled as among the most expensive vacation options (Cruise Market Watch,
1. Introduction JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU), incorporated in Delaware in 1998, is the fifth largest passenger carrier in the U.S. based on revenue passenger miles. With an average of 800 daily flights, it serves more than 30 million passengers and provides flights to 82 destinations in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America. Purpose of this paper is to analyze the current issues of JetBlue and provide strategic solutions. 2. Business Environmental analysis 2.1 The specific business industry World air travel industry continues to grow steeply, but without a steady profitability.
The global market for tour operations 1. Identify the characteristic of the global tour operation market Princess cruise has largest ship line of traveling major tourism around Asia Pacific, North America, South America, Australia, South Africa and Europe as well. Princess has more than 150 different destinations have given travelers to get a chance literally cover the globe, with sailings to six continents that call at more than 300 ports around the world within 17 main ship lines. Moreover, Princess Cruise company become third largest cruise line in the world. And there are offer about 1.3 million passengers each year.
Tourism is often referred to as a ‘multi-product industry that encompasses a number of different economic activities’ (Wall& Mathieson, 2006). The rapid development of the world economy in the past two decades alongside with global integration and globalization has led to a significant increase in the number of tourists travelling abroad for leisure and entertainment. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the number of tourist arrivals reached an astonishing figure of 1.1 billion visits in 2014. Currently, tourism is one of the fastest growing and dynamic sectors of the world economy accounting for nearly 1.5 trillion US Dollars in receipts and exports accounting as one of the top 5 export earning sectors of the
Tourism industry is a diverse and highly competitive industry. According to Statista (n.d.), global international tourism industry has boomed in the recent years. The number of revenue in 2000 was around 475 billion U.S. dollars, which completely different from 2013 that was around seven trillion U.S. dollars (“Global international tourism”, n.d.). Due to the fact that there are numerous travel agencies from all over the world that wait for customer to experienced the world. Moreover, there are different types of tourism such as pleasure tourism, business tourism, nature tourism, cultural tourism, adventure and etc (“Types of tourism”, n.d.).
Domestic tourism increased by 5.1 percent in 2013 and is expected to increase by 8.2 percent this year, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), according to data available with the revenue earned. The hotel is also an extremely important component of the tourism industry.
The report also revealed the astonishing fact that the region showing the strongest demand for international tourism was South East Asia with growth of 10%. Tourism as an industry can no longer be ignored as its total contribution in the year 2013 towards world GDP has been estimated at 6,990 billion dollars which is almost 9.5% of total world GDP and employs 266 million people directly or indirectly which forms one in every eleven individuals in the world . Therefore every country which has the potential of attracting tourists will have to gear up to grab this opportunity as this industry has outpaced other sectors such as manufacturing, transport and even financial
In this case, tourism has certainly had positive impact on the community. Raymundo (2005) claimed that prior to the institution of PAMB in the island; the income coming from tourism is estimated to be US$ 116 monthly. However, when the PAMB implemented a system of collecting fees generated by tourism, the income rose to monthly revenues of US$ 3,741 (Cadiz & Calumpong 2000). Though tourism is highly becoming a supplemental source of income of the community, yet in the long run it could pose difficulty for the people to manage the island as demands and the burden for tourism is highly growing (Cadiz & Calumpong 2000: Raymundo & Ross 2003). According to Alcala (1998: 12) it is important that before outside support is terminated; all arrangements should be in place to ensure that people are engaged in livelihood activities on sustainable basis”.
Introduction General background “Tourism is a collection of activities, services, and industries which deliver a travel experience comprising transportation, accommodation, eating and drinking establishments, retail shops, entertainment businesses and other hospitality services provided for individuals or groups traveling away from home" – UNWTO (World Tourism Organization). The tourism industry has remarkable impact on global economics by developing itself into one of the largest and highest growth industry in the world. The industry has been able to withstand rising global terrorism, frequent financial crisis and natural calamities for uninterrupted growth in past six decades. The international tourism receipts earned US$ 2 billion in 1950, to US$ 104 billion in 1980, and US$ 1,220 billion in 2016 (UNWTO, 2017). The direct contribution of travel and tourism to GDP was US$ 2,306 billion in 2016 and is forecast to rise by 4.0% pa from 2017-2027.
Critically discuss whether mass tourism and sustainable tourism are compatible forms of tourism Tourism industry development According to the UNWTO Publications of 2017 edition, tourism industry has been grow continuously over the past six decades. The tourism industry has boost up the worldwide economic segments. In despite of the threats to tourism industry, international tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 278 million in 1980, 674 million in 2000, and 1,235 million in 2016. The statistics show that the international tourism receipts earned by destinations worldwide are US$ 1,220 billion in year 2016 which is about 2.5 times of earnings in year 2000. (UNWTO, 2017) There are two forms of tourism which include