The Accidental Tourist- Macon's Change
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...Accidental Tourist is one novel in which the main character undergoes a lot of changes during the novel; this paper will expansively present the changes... ?Client’s 3 October Novels are very widely read across the globe, the most fascinating thing about novels is the metamorphosis of the protagonist. Almost all the novels are based around the protagonist and to keep the readers glued to the novel, the writers try their best to make the protagonist do something extremely different this also ensures that the suspense remains in the novel, a novel is ought to become successful if the suspense unfolds on the last page. It should always keep the readers glued to it but this is no walk in the park. The...
The Accidental Tourist- Why and how Muriel Changed Macon
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...Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler is quite straightforward, but it is deepened by Tyler’s vividly thorough and realistic explanation of the reasons for the evolution of the character of Macon. Because of his sudden separation with Sarah, his methods become more and more strange, concluding in his call to the convenience shop to request for the delivery of the “perishables to the back… the dog food next to the coal chute… and the upstairs items at the front of the house” (Tyler 2002, 52). Macon’s request is inherently logical, but at the surface it seems completely ridiculous. Out of the blue Macon recognizes that he is on the brink... Why and How Muriel Changed Macon? Introduction The main theme of The...
Why and How Muriel Changed Macon?
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...Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler is quite straightforward, but it is deepened by Tyler’s vividly thorough and realistic explanation of the reasons for the evolution of the character of Macon. Because of his sudden separation with Sarah, his methods become more and more strange, concluding in his call to the convenience shop to request for the delivery of the “perishables to the back… the dog food next to the coal chute… and the upstairs items at the front of the house” (Tyler 2002, 52). Macon’s request is inherently logical, but at the surface it seems completely ridiculous. Out of the blue Macon recognizes that he is on the brink... Why and How Muriel Changed Macon? Introduction The main theme of The...
Death Representation In Media
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...Accidental Tourist (cruelties of death) 17. Always (wanderings of a soul) Category: Action adventure 18. Rambo (a brave hero) 19. Predator (good guys vs bad guys) 20. Braveheart (good vs evil) Category: Disaster 21. Titanic (deaths after shipwreck) 22. Independence Day (a drastic impact on the society after disaster) 23. Earthquake (humanity and huge powers of nature... Death Representation in Media Introduction Modern popular culture highlights different aspects of human life. Nevertheless, it should be d thatrepresentation of death is a striking issue for many directors, producers and writers. In different times death was represented differently. As the major part of narrative of selected...
Accidental Heroes
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...Accidental Heroes Whether heroes are born or made is a hotly debated issue. My position is that heroes are made by the decisions they have had to make under tough circumstances. In some cases, heroes even come out of breaking the established norms and rules in their respective worlds. They decided to break the rules for a noble purpose and emerged as heroes. This paper shall look into several movies where heroes are made by their deliberate decisions to violate the rules established by the society they live in, their government or their superiors. These movies are The Island, The Matrix, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Ironman 2. The theme about...
THE ACCIDENTAL FUNDRAISER:
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...Accidental Fundraiser Fundraising as the suggests, refers to gathering contributions from various sources for non profit organizations, social causes etc. Though, the act of fundraising might look simple, unless approached in a methodical manner the venture is hard to be successful. This essay describes the various steps to be followed before an event is conducted. This paper aims at giving the reader an insight at the various steps involved and the challenges faced in course of implementation of a fundraising event, with the help of an example event which turned out to be a huge success. THE NEED: This happened a few years back when students of our batch wanted to build...
Tourist Destination
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...Tourist Destinations Introduction Tourism is defined as a travelling activity meant for recreational, leisure and business purposes. WTO (World Tourism Organization) has defined tourists as the individuals “travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes” (Marvell, 2005, p. 2; Lubbe, 2003, p.2). Eminent scholars and experts have defined tourism as a collection of industries, services and activities that delivers an overall travel experience including accommodations, transportations, fooding and lodging, and other associated hospitality services (PRM, n.d)....
Tourist Destinations
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...Tourist Destinations TUTOR: Andrew Birch DATE SUBMITTED: FRIDAY 17TH DECEMBER 2009 WORD COUNT: 2668 Table of Contents DEARNE VALLEY COLLEGE 1 LEEDS METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY 1 FOUNDATION DEGREE IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT 1 NAME:__________________________________ 1 MODULE TITLE: Geography and Tourist Destinations 1 TUTOR: Andrew Birch 1 DATE SUBMITTED: FRIDAY 17TH DECEMBER 2009 2 WORD COUNT: 2668 2 Table of Contents 3 Introduction 5 Scotland as a tourist destination 5 The appeal of Scotland as a tourist destination 5 The possible motivations of tourists visiting... DEARNE VALLEY COLLEGE LEEDS METROPOLITAN FOUNDATION DEGREE IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT __________________________________ MODULE Geography and...
Tourist Typologies and Tourist Motivations
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...TOURIST MOTIVATION AND TOURIST TYPOLOGIES Benefits And Limitations Of Tourist Typologies Tourist typologies and tourist motivations have been at the centre of research by many sociologists, psychologists and anthropologists for many years. This has been so because of the importance that the knowledge of these two subjects bears on the tourism industry. As will be seen in the discussion that follows, these subjects are closely related and will often be used together. This essay examines tourist topologies in detail and looks into information about tourist motivations. It also discusses the benefits and limitations of tourist typologies. Tourist motivation refers... ...
Tourist art
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...Tourist art analysis: Plastic floral lei and petroglyph pottery TIM 321 Homework #2 5 February Tourist Art Analysis: Plastic Floral Lei and Petroglyph Pottery Aboriginal cultural heritage has been closely connected to the production and consumption of its cultural symbols and tools through tourism arts. Tourism arts enable local people, or other artists and business people, to copy cultural tools and symbols and to sell them to locals or visitors. Scholars have different perspectives on how tourism arts affect the meaning and relevance of native culture. On the one hand, tourism art can reduce the meaning of aboriginal art, because it commoditizes aboriginal tools and beliefs (Simons, 2000... ...
Tourist Industry
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...tourist industry is in crisis. Tourists come for the castles... SWOT Analysis: Issues Leadership Rhonda Fleming, the CEO of the company lacks leadership skills. She does not know how to concentrate on strengths and avail the opportunities. Most of her already existing strategies are not appropriate like the incentive scheme. Lets discuss how to manage this issue. Rauch & Behling (1984) define Leadership as the process of influencing the activities of an organized group toward goal achievement. DIRECTIONS: How can she become a good leader Explain the reasons for instructions and procedures. Care about employees and how are they doing. Give personal guidance and direction to her employees Be result oriented...
Brodfield Tourist Information Centre
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...tourist to provide sensitive information like credit card details, bank account number or even social security number in some cases. Taking this into consideration, Security is the key factor in the BTIC tourism model. The generated queries have to be robust and secure enough so as not to leak secure customer and the organization information. Complexity is another issue to be considered while developing the BTIC tourism system... 1. ERD Diagram: 2 Use Case Diagram: 2.2. Diagram: 2.3. Object Interaction Diagram (Sequence Diagram 2.4. Object Interaction Diagram (Collaboration Diagram): 3.One of the several features of the developed BTIC tourism model is the billing feature which requires the tourist t...
The Suicide tourist
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...Tourist The precincts of moral and immoral behaviour have often been an issue of controversy. This controversy has always arisen from the different perspectives and moral theories that people apply in judging whether an action is morally wrong or right. In particular, the moral theories come into question when they involve decisions pertaining to the right of ending one’s life. In the contemporary society, much debate has been centred on the moral precincts of ‘Suicide Tourism.’ To this end, suicide tourism refers to a type of tourism in which the tourists’ willingly travel to countries that tolerate euthanasia in order to end their lives. In countries such as Switzerland, legally... The Suicide Tourist ...
London: A Tourist Destination
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...Tourist Destination Teacher: London: A Tourist Destination Introduction Tourism has slowly become the part of human life. There are innumerable tourist destinations in the world but London is one of the places that attract more tourists than any other destination in the world. London attracts more than 15 million tourists in a calendar year (Goosens 2000). London is well known for its attractions worldwide. Major attractions are museums of London that offer free entry. British museum in London besides projecting Britain culture also projects the culture of different countries of the world. British library, Victoria and Albert museum, Trafalgar square, Covent Garden, London eye and London... ? London: A...
Tourist in dangerous places
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...tourists engage in travels that have risk, adventure, and discovery of new cultures which are not always taken with precautions to limit the risk in which they have immersed themselves. There has emerged a method of travel that provides for the same risk fulfillment that was once a part of the nature of Western civilization as they expanded their influence and territories into ’exotic’ locations. Exotic and dangerous places in the world still exist, creating levels of excitement and risk that can provide the adventurer with a great deal of elevated experience. In addition, travel to some locations are such that it is so dangerous... ?Introduction Travel is often times framed by modern standards through...
Interview with a tourist
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...Tourist For this project, I decided to interview an exchange who is in a couple of my es. I knew that Julie was from an Asian country of some sort, but I did not know which one. The first question that I asked was “what is your home country?” I did not realize it at the time, but I used her English name Julie because that is all I knew. When she responded, she told me that she was studying here for one semester and had come from China. She also corrected her name and told me that her Chinese name was actually Qiu. The reason why she adopted an English name is so everyone would be able to pronounce her name. She had thought about keeping her Chinese name in the United States... with a Tourist For this...
Tourist Attractions Management
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...TOURIST ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT: EVALUATING VISITOR ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS 1 Date: To: From: Subject: Thackray Museum, Leeds, West Yorkshire INTRODUCTION All tourism authors are in agreement that without attractions, there cannot be any viable tourism industry and with all the fierce competition coming from all tourism nations, a less than attractive attractions can probably spell the demise of any tourism industry. "Attractions, therefore, are the most important component in the tourism system. They are the main motivators for tourist trips... ISSUES IN...
Tourist guide system
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...tourist’s location. This is because unlike the project guide device, the former version of the guide device did not have the search engine (Andrew, 2009). However, using the new version, the visitors’ position can be identified using a Guide Tag Insert Position. This label is useful in identifying a visitor’s location in a dynamic way. For example, a tourist can identify their location by just asking a question on his or her location. This approach has got many advantages over the earlier approach. Using this guide a visitor is able to make bookings online, able to identify his location, make text messages and also able to navigate... Lancaster Guide Project Instruction Lancaster Guide Project of the...
TOURIST ATTRACTION SITE VISIT
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...Tourist Attraction Site Visit I am a very crazy soccer spectator. Houston opening games are going to be wonderful series of events. I read on a website that Houston is a great tourist destination. Houston Dynamo games are series of soccer events that are organized on yearly basis. I watched live games on TV in 2006 and since then I am fan of these events. I met head of organizing committee including Houston mayor and asked several questions regarding the events. I asked about hotels in the city for comfortable stay during the events. Mayor told me about various hotels in downtown Houston with cheap rates. These hotels provide amazing facilities to...
Tourist typologies, motivation & decision making
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...Tourist Typologies, Motivation & Decision Making INTRODUCTION Tourism industry is often regarded as a rapidly booming and key developmental pillar of modern economy. The significance of this industry has undoubtedly augmented at a substantial extent in the recent decades following an increase in the proportion of contribution made by this industry in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the nation. This particular industry includes the deliverance of services such as restaurants, theme parks along with cruise line services for the people who are associated with the industry (Akaegbu 2013). Its significance is also depicted from the aspect that it has major contributions to...
Morocco as a Tourist Place
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...Tourist Place 8 Major Tourist Attractions 8 Tourism and the Economy 10 Foreign Investment and Liberalization of the Economy 12 Seasonality 13 Tourism Marketing and Promotion 14 Prospects 15 Reference: 17 Introduction The latter half of the twentieth century has been marked with amazing changes in technology, transportation, and communication and, in varying degrees, a spread of geo-political stability that has accompanied economic affluence for many citizens in industrialized and developing countries throughout... Tourism Table of Contents Introduction 3 Globalization and Tourism 4 Tourism as export strategy 5 Threat to indigenous peoples 6 Tourism's high cost 7 Morocco as a Tourist...
New tourist market in Slovenia
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...tourists from all over the world and offer the traveller an exceptional and inspirational experience. South Africa provides the experience of both the third and first world cultures and also has the best and least crowded beaches in the world. The country is highly diverse in terms of its infrastructure, culture and climate and thus, it caters to every niche of tourism, from leisure and recreational to business. Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in South Africa that generates revenue... ?Introduction: South Africa is a very diverse and enchanting country. Exotic combinations of people, landscapes, culture and history, coupled with sunny climate and magnificent outdoors, attract the...
Stereotypes and the tourist role
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...tourist role AFFILIATION: Introduction of tourism industry The hospitality and tourism industry is the world’s largest industry that has been growing significantly in the last few years. The noteworthy augmentation of the industry is attributed to many factors such as development of easy modes of transportation, changing demands of the people to visit various destination places, increasing the need for exploring the adventurous positions and artistic places worldwide and creation of the tourist destinations in numerous countries for making the tourism industry an integral part of their economies (Bender, Gidlow & Fisher, 2013; Wang, 1999). Globalisation is one of the recent... Stereotypes and the...
What Atlanta has to offer the tourist?
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...tourist: Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. Covering an area of 132 sq. miles, it also happens to be Georgia’s largest city. Equipped with an estimated population of 500,000, it is one of the fastest expanding cities in the US (“Atlanta’s Tourist Attractions”). Atlanta is extremely unique in that its buildings, monuments and features link the past with present. There are numerous historical buildings as well as postmodern skyscrapers. Owing to its unprecedented beauty, Atlanta is often graded among the “best places to live in the United States” (“Atlanta’s Tourist Attractions”). Some of the extremely incredible visitors’ attractions and tourists destinations... ? 7 February, What Atlanta has to offer a...
What Atlanta has to offer the tourist
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...tourist: Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. Covering an area of 132 sq. miles, it also happens to be Georgia’s largest city. Equipped with an estimated population of 500,000, it is one of the fastest expanding cities in the US (“Atlanta’s Tourist Attractions”). Atlanta is extremely unique in that its buildings, monuments and features link the past with present. There are numerous historical buildings as well as postmodern skyscrapers. Owing to its unprecedented beauty, Atlanta is often graded among the “best places to live in the United States” (“Atlanta’s Tourist Attractions”). Some of the extremely incredible visitors’ attractions and tourists destinations... 7 February, What Atlanta has to offer a...
Assessing user needs in tourist information centres
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...tourist information centres One important aim of tourism marketing is using the assessed information to impact travellers’ tour in a state by extending the days of their stay and prompting visitors to spend more. Tourism departments and tourist promotion companies have stakes in providing tourists’ new locations and making their experience in tourist information centres pleasant to fulfill their information needs. As per the survey conducted to know the reasons of visitors’ stay at tourist information centres, most of the travelers stop at tourist information centres to take a break from the hectic travelling, relax, and refresh. About 32% of the travellers stopped... Topic: Assessing user needs in...
What Baltimore has to offer the tourist?
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...tourist. The of Baltimore is located in the heart of the of Maryland and it has many attractions to offerthe tourist whatever the season of the year. It has an interesting mix of historical and modern architecture to suit all tastes. For animal lovers there is a zoo and also an extensive Aquarium and both of these offer tours and educational events. The harbour area has external walkways and a stunning internal mall for those who like to shop while taking in the attractive waterway surroundings. The city is famous because it is the birthplace of Babe Ruth the baseball player, and fans can visit a museum which has been established to celebrate his sporting achievements... ?What Baltimore has to offer the...
What Baltimore has to offer the tourist
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...tourist. The of Baltimore is located in the heart of the of Maryland and it has many attractions to offerthe tourist whatever the season of the year. It has an interesting mix of historical and modern architecture to suit all tastes. For animal lovers there is a zoo and also an extensive Aquarium and both of these offer tours and educational events. The harbour area has external walkways and a stunning internal mall for those who like to shop while taking in the attractive waterway surroundings. The city is famous because it is the birthplace of Babe Ruth the baseball player, and fans can visit a museum which has been established to celebrate his sporting achievements... What Baltimore has to offer the...
Motivators For Tourist Trips To Different Destinations
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...TOURIST TRIPS TO DIFFERENT DESTINATIONS MOTIVATORS FOR TOURIST TRIPS TO DIFFERENT DESTINATIONS Introduction Basically, tourism is the activity of individuals travelling to various places and staying in destinations outside their common surroundings for purposes of leisure, business or other reasons for a period less than one consecutive year. It is a vibrant and modest industry that requires the capacity to constantly adapt to customer’s ever changing needs and wants. The reason is that the main focus of tourism is customer satisfaction, enjoyment and safety. Tourism comprises of various dimensions; outbound tourism that involves people travelling from their country, territories... MOTIVATORS FOR...
Sustainable tourism and educating the tourist
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...tourist industry," Pearce (1995, p.26). With such high and definitely increasing demand, protection of culture... 182483 SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEFINED Tourism is motivated by socio-psychological compulsions, like desire to escape the mundane, exploring and evaluating self, relaxation, prestige enhancement and social interaction. This depends on the ability to travel which in turn, depends on the health, time, finance and mobility of the individual. Tourism demand is not easy to be measured. "Demand for tourism is expressed and measured in different waysAt the same time, both the public and private sectors in many parts of the world have actively fostered this demand and encouraged the expansion of the...
The accidental investment and Mans search for meaning compared
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...accidental investment” and “Man’s search for meaning” have several interconnecting themes. These themes revolve around ethics, morality, values and motivation. Ethics is the differentiation of good and bad and so is morality. Morality however has an aspect that revolves around the background the individual or people have been brought up in and the morals that were instilled in such individuals. It is therefore not a wonder then that in the first book which solely deals with bankers, the author describes in detail... Book analysis How do the themes in each book interconnect? Themes may include: Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Values and Motivation or other themes you identify. The books “The...
Positioning Strategies of Countries as Tourist Destination
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...TOURIST DESTINATIONS Executive Summary The positioning of a country as a tourist destination will be different for everyone according to their preferences and according to what they think is important for a holiday experience. The purpose of this report is to assess such positioning of four countries. The countries were chosen according to ten British who were sampled from a high-income Britain community. A type of country; exotic, was given to them and they were asked to name the countries they thought were of this type. The findings showed that the most frequent answer was Dubai. The other three most common names were Turkey, the Islands... ASSESSMENT OF POSITIONING STRATEGIES OF FOUR COUNTRIES AS...
A new tourist market, Costa Rica
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...tourist organisation). Research any possible information on this group of costumers using the WTO socio-economic and trip variables. What is Alternative Tourism? The term alternative tourism is easily explained by describing the setting and activities undertaken at alternative tourist sites. Is this because alternative tourism is not an independent phenomenon but that, it was crafted out of the traditional type of tourism, commonly referred to as mass tourism. Newsome, Moore & Dowling (2002) describe alternative... ?Write a proposal about a new specific type (alternative tourism) linking it to one of the tourism destination Costa Rica, and the traditional classification provided by the WTO (world tourist ...
Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy in Costa Rica-Total Body Response to Radiation
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...Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy in Costa Rica Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy in Costa Rica The republic of Costa Rica is a country located in Central America and has a total area of approximately 50,900 km2. A report in 1993, the republic had a population of about 3.22 million of which the male comprised of 1.63 million while the females were about 1.59 million. In a 1991 report, the capital city, San Jose had about 1.11 million inhabitants. The Costa Rican social security system, which is mandated to provide medical cover, reported 90% coverage for the population. The life expectancy was reported to be at 75.2 years between the years 1990 and 1995. Integral in the treatment...
Should Swimming Pools Be Fenced Off To Prevent Accidental Drowning In Singapore?
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...Accidental Drowning In Singapore? Introduction Strictly defined as death from suffocation because of submersion in a liquid, which is often either fresh water or seawater, drowning is a significant accidental cause of deaths and neurological death among children. Presently, it is the 20th most common cause of death all around the world; yet it is preventable. Neurological damage occurs where the victim survives after a situation termed as near drowning. Mainly, drowning leads in hypoxia, which in turn cause haemodynamic effects that, predispose one to neurological morbidity where one survives; and this leaves one with problems in planning, attention... ? Should Swimming Pools Be Fenced Off To Prevent...
W 7 : Tin Can Tourist - Introduction to Florida History
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...Tourist November 12, Primary sources of work such as in the production of paper failed to keep sources replenished quickly enough, resulting in a diminishing source of work for many of these families and “tin-can” tourists as they were known. Relief rolls were difficult to get on, which provided financial assistance. The recruitment of these tourists in sugar cane and citrus packing and canning industries by offering these industries governmental tax benefits and incentives may have improved their situation (Gannon, p 98). Realistically there weren’t enough jobs for the steady influx of indigents and ‘tin-can’ tourists and though Florida attempted to regulate who could enter the State... W 7: Tin Can...
Similarities and Differences in Tourist Attractions in Northerrn and Southern California
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...Tourist Attractions, Entertainment, and Lifestyles in Northern and Southern California California is ranked as the number one tourist destination in America. In 2010, about 200 million tourists generated $95.1 billion (Deverell 91). The collected revenue sustained 873,000 jobs. In direct and local tax revenues, the money collected was about $6.1 billion (92). The number of tourists visiting California is high due to the tourist attractions in the area, entertainment industry, and lifestyles (93). Northern and Southern California are the leading travel destination in California. Both regions have tourist attractions, which attract tourists throughout... California Divided Similarities and Differences in...
Geography Investigation - In what stage of Butlers Tourist Area Life Cycle Model is Sao Paulo?
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...tourist infrastructure to astonishing levels and have witnessed a massive tourist influx over the past two decades owing to the twin availability... GEOGRAPHY INVESTIGATION: SAO PAULO INTRODUCTION Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world that employs over 15% of the global workforce in direct or indirect ways. The industry is one of the fastest growing in the world and has emerged as an alternative source of income and employment for numerous countries in the developing world. The tourism sector witnesses massive turnovers of close to $3.5 billion a year, which is almost 12% of the global GDP. Countries and regions such as Cuba, the Caribbean, morocco and Indonesia have developed their...
The Description, Analysis, and Research of Tuscany, Italy, as a Tourist Destination
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...Tourist Destination Many tourists prefer to travel to fancy destinations across the world. Tuscany presents one of the best-case scenarios as far as the attraction of global tourists is concerned. It is popular as the origin of history, culture, artistic legacy, and extraordinary countryside in the entire span of Italy. Strategically located in Italy, Tuscany plays a major role concerning the promotion of the tourism sector in Italy. This essay seeks to describe, analyze, and research on the tourist potential of Tuscan City in Italy (Discover Tuscany). Brief history of Tuscany Indeed, Tuscany has a rich history dating back to 1100 B.C. when... Task: The Analysis, and Research of Tuscany, Italy, as a...
"How are tourism businesses using ICT to improve the tourist experience?" ?
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...Tourist Experience? Introduction Tourism is integral to the global economy. The value of the industry is apparent as well in the employment sector; it provides millions of jobs all over the world. And, it is currently undergoing a technological revolution. The speed of change in the tourism industry during the past decade has been reinforced by the growth and application of information and communications technology (ICT) viewed by some scholars as “the collective term given to the most recent developments in the mode (electronic) and the mechanisms (computers and communications technologies) used for the acquisition, processing, analysis, storage... ?How the Tourism Businesses Using ICT to Improve the...
Critically assess the positioning strategies of 4 countries as tourist destination
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...TOURIST DESTINATIONS Executive Summary The positioning of a country as a tourist destination will be different for everyone according to their preferences and according to what they think is important for a holiday experience. The purpose of this report is to assess such positioning of four countries. The countries were chosen according to ten British who were sampled from a high-income Britain community. A type of country; exotic, was given to them and they were asked to name the countries they thought were of this type. The findings showed that the most frequent answer was Dubai. The other three most common names were Turkey, the Islands... ASSESSMENT OF POSITIONING STRATEGIES OF FOUR COUNTRIES AS...
Effect of the Swine flu pandemic on the tourist industry in the US and Europe
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...tourists will take into account these repercussions in their destination... ?Running Head: Tourism A Mini-Research Proposal on the Effect of the Swine Flu Epidemic on the Tourism Industry of the United s and Europe Course Title Name of Professor Date of Submission Title: The Effect of Swine Flu Pandemic on the Tourism Industry of the United States and Europe Problem Statement This study tries to evaluate the impact of the swine flu pandemic on the tourism industry of the United States and Europe. The swine flu brought about one of the most disastrous consequences all over the world, the biggest impact being felt immediately by the industry of tourism. When swine flu initially surfaced, it was an...
Perception of China as a tourist country: Western tourists' point of view
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...tourist country: Western tourists’ point of view Dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the Degree of MSc International Tourism Management Institution Name: Submission Date: Abstract The main objective of the research was to uncover the perception held by Western tourists about China as a tourist destination place. It was discovered from previous researches that many Western tourists had visited the country but they had to face some problems in the country which impacted their overall tourism experience. After Olympics game in 2008, China’s image was improved but the number of tourists visiting China was not increasing at the rate as expected; the tourism... and hospitality...
How Terorism Affects the Individual Decision Weather to Go to a Tourist Destenation
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...TOURIST DESTINATION? Module Module ID: Submission date: Abstract: The present paper looks for the elaborating the negative impact of terrorism nuisance on the passion and ambitions of the tourists, determined to embark upon visiting some particular region of their choice, with recreational motives. One of the principle main objectives behind exploring the effects of terrorism on the tourism phenomenon includes the evident downfall trend the tourist industries of the terrorism-afflicted areas witness because of the perturbed and uncertain social, political and economic circumstances in the wake of the nefarious designs articulated... ?HOW TERRORISM AFFECTS THE INDIVIDUAL DECISION WHILE VISITING A TOURIST...
The General Images and Perceptions of Liverpool from an outsider (tourist or international student)
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...tourist or international student) About Liverpool – Introduction Fact File Liverpool As shown in the UK map above, Liverpool, a coastal city lying alongside the north shore of river Mersey, is an important city and seaport of England. The centre of the city forms the nucleus of Merseyside County, and constitutes a part only of the greater Lancashire. The proper city of Liverpool, therefore, makes up for a borough of the metropolitan county of Merseyside forming an irregular crescent... Running Head: Liverpool Tourism Liverpool Tourism of Table of Contents Illustrations Acknowledgements Mini report (Aims and Objectives) Methodology Findings & Interpretation …………………………………………………………………………………………… Introduction...
Ten Socio-Psychological Motivation that can be satisfide by a Tourist Visiting Fiji
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...Tourist Visiting Fiji Executive summary This paper is an analysis of the socio-psychological factors that stimulate tourists into visiting the country of Fiji. It shades light into meaning of socio-psychological motivation and ten types of motivators are also examined. An analysis of Fiji country and its operation of tourism industry is important to understand how this socio-psychological motivators work in that environment. Since tourist requires places to stay some of the best and important facilities have been provided by Fiji country even though tourism remains a private sector industry. Table of Contents Executive summary 2... ? Ten Socio-Psychological Motivations that can be satisfied by a Tourist...
How are tourism businesses using ICT to improve the tourist experience? ?
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...Tourist Experience? Introduction Tourism is integral to the global economy. The value of the industry is apparent as well in the employment sector; it provides millions of jobs all over the world. And, it is currently undergoing a technological revolution. The speed of change in the tourism industry during the past decade has been reinforced by the growth and application of information and communications technology (ICT) viewed by some scholars as “the collective term given to the most recent developments in the mode (electronic) and the mechanisms (computers and communications technologies) used for the acquisition, processing, analysis, storage... How the Tourism Businesses Using ICT to Improve the...
Local History Museum and Tourist Office, Kepsey, New South Wales by Glenn Murcutt
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...Tourist Office, Kepsey, in the New South Wales. This work features Macleay valley history before and even after the arrival of white settlers. It includes the pioneer cottage that is furnished using items collected from local communities to depict the native’s... of Affiliation: Introduction: give a brief biography of the architect; situate the building historically and culturally. Glenn Murcutt, a renowned architect of our times, was born in London. Together with his Australian parents, he spent his early years in the highlands of New Guinea where his father managed a goldmine. In 1941, the family went back to Australia and settled at Manly on Lagoon for a while and later moved to Clontarf. Murcutt...
Discuss the extent to which you feel modern tourism brings either more advantages or disadvantages to popular tourist areas.
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...tourist areas. Tourismhas changed in recent times. Due to the economic benefits associated with tourism many countries have tried to develop tourism. It has emerged as an industry for the world as some of the countries are actually dependant on tourism(Shanks,2009). Tourism is not only a mere source of income for these countries but also an economic stabilizer. Countries totally dependant on tourism will have an economic growth period during the time people will be most interested in tourism willing to spend their money on this particular service and keep the economy stable and vice... Topic:  Discuss the extent to which you feel modern tourism brings either more advantages or disadvantages to popular...
Explain the value of the distinction between tourist and traveler to an underestanding of characters' action and movement in The
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...tourist and traveler in “The sheltering sky” Paul Bowels’ novel, The sheltering sky, tells the story of a man and his wife, who takes a journey accompanied by one of their friend, a journey meant to release the tension existing in their marital life, and possibly bring back the long lost passion for intimacy between the couple. The couple, Port and Kit, takes a voyage to North Africa, so that they can change the experiences in their home environment, and possibly get an opportunity to bond and revive their love life once again (Bowles, 12). However, dangerous as the terrains in the Sahara Desert of North Africa are, so is the journey that the couple takes. While... characters, which raises a...
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