RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AND THE VILLAGE EXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WAYANAD Introduction Tourism is prepensed to be an economic bonanza. It is a multi-segment industry while calibrating the positive economic ramification of tourism, its contribution to the generation of national income, expansion of employment opportunities, increasing of taxes, revenue, and generation of foreign exchange and transformation of regiment economy. Tourism industry is a heterogeneous industry made of complex components. This intangible perishable service industry is getting the right business curve backed by information and communication technology now-a-day. Tourism is sought as an opportunity to more beyond cycles of poverty toward a better life and
However, tourism was the sector seen as an alternative to enhance the economic development of the countries. (Payne & Sutton, 2001). It is beyond any doubts that the situation is similar in the Dominican Republic where tourism provided unemployed native people with a lot of jobs, helping in this way the country to lessen the aggressive poverty. Faced with the tourism continuous development and redirection of scopes and strategies, the Dominican Republic experienced some both important and tragic changes. As a result, the island had to accept new landscape changes as the greater number of foreign visitors required new accommodation, transportation and amenities systems in order to meet their special demands (Butler & Carlsen, 2011: 1).
Have you ever wondered about the influence that tourism may have on the countries? Apparently, tourism has become one of the tremendous and upcoming industries in the recent global economy. Notwithstanding some negative aspects of the tourism primarily leading to the environmental and cultural effects, it is my firm conviction that these disadvantages can be overlooked due to the substantial social and economic benefits of the tourism. To begin with, it is well-known that the most considerable destination of the tourism for the host country is generating money. “I don 't look down on tourism.
The tourism industry is considered as one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world (Cooper and Hall, 2008). Tourism has been recognized as a driving force for socio-economic progress and well-being and prosperity for many of the developing countries around the world. Given the significant of socio-economic impacts from tourism, countries all over the world have placed much emphasis on tourism development. Additionally, tourism is characterized as service and experience product of which destination attributes are very important in attracting tourists to make their first time visits and repeat visits. As a worldwide occurrence it forms a very important part of the service sector strongly influencing the economy (Ninemeier and Perdue, 2005).
2. Tourism creates jobs and the standard of living is increased. The cultural heritage is counted as one of the most important feature/component of tourism in many developed countries (Alzue, O’Leary and Morrison, 1998 and Herbert, 2001). Heritage has its particular values, despite, cultural heritage tourism provides many sorts of opportunities but at the same time there are many threats attached to tourism, we should try to minimize these threats with conservative management (Aas, Ladkin and Fletcher, 2005). As per UN-World Tourism Stats (2009), the number of International tourist arrivals was 924 million in 2009 with an increase of 1.8% over 2007.
However, it is an extremely crucial in tourism because service encounter acts as the fundamental role for the user experience. This ‘tourism experience’, which represents the vital inspiration for users to participate in the utilisation of tourism services, is normally developed through various service encounters at a destination (Weiermair, 2000). In most of the service industries the service encounter would affect the level of productivity, yet in tourism services it can likewise constitute the end, the authentic tourism experience. The above would demonstrate that tourism commands a more complex case than other similar service industries. It has been debated that products and services in general have a huge pack of different qualities; a simple meal, for instance, has qualities which are beneficial to health (Lancaster, 1966).
In a developing country, tourism is playing an important role and resources to a country’s national income, gross domestic product (GDP), and the economic growth. Based on the research of website, USA TOSAY, found that the positive effects lead from the aspect of tourism toward a country is create more job opportunity in the transportation industry, decrease the issue of unemployment rate and provide opportunity for small-scale business operation, especially those in the rural areas. From these a few types of effect, we have realized the tourism will make a bigger impact on the economic growth within a country. Notably, tourism is contributing positively to the gross domestic product and act important roles to the economy of Nigeria. Nigeria
The tourism industry must use advertising as the primary tool for its professional gain. The successful promotion of tourism in each country is based on cultural values, and the professionals understanding of advertising and its values. Professional advertising can be seen as a winning tool for the economic development both inside and outside of the given country. Inappropriate, insufficient, inadequate advertising can be waste of money and energy. The advertiser is required to identify the target audience and tourism and which will increase tourism, investments and other positive behavior dependent on the volume of the advertising aimed to attract the tourists.
There are several problems that found in sustainability tourism that can affect the future in the tourism industry. Nowadays, to be a host for any worldwide tourism event is no more a benefit for certain developing countries. The position is coveted by numerous developing countries in view of the upcoming advantages the country will get toward the end of the day. The accomplishment from facilitating any prominent tourism event will not only make the country proud yet it additionally expands the financial result and exceeds the political effects. Economic factor is one of the critical components in advancing prominent international events as the monetary measurement of event has dependably been connected to economic growth and making new outskirts for the
ENCOURAGE YOUTH Tourism is one of the main actors that deliver a country to have a big name in the world. The importance of tourism drives every country in the world to give its best performance in tourism to attract people around the world with cultural performances, unique places, natural places, or ancient collections and many others. The popularity of the tourism encourages a lot of entrepreneurs to gain benefit from tourism business, but who are they? Who run the tourism business? The answer reveals clue that a lot of tourism business are not run by young people.