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[Topic] – Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management Hassan Munir Khan Student No: E10186 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management The City College, University House, 55 East Road, London N1 6AH Humans traveled from the beginning of their creation.
Early day’s travelers used to walk or rode on domestic animals. Due to technological improvement travelling becomes very easy and much faster with the help of introduction of different vehicles. Roads are improved, governments are established, different purposes for travelling are coming towards the human race, such as educational purposes, religious purposes etc. In this context, it has been argued that, “tourism is a collection of activities, services and industry that delivers a travel experience, including transportation, accommodations, eating and drinking establishments, retail shops, entertainment business, activity facilities and other hospitality services provided for individuals or groups traveling away from home” (Introduction- what is tourism, n.d.). Tourism has some dimensions like attraction, which is the primary motivation for travelling. Mode of attraction could be of any type, such as natural resources, cultural and historical aspects, entertainment and ethnicity. Facilities is the another dimension that acts in favour of travelling, which includes lodging, foods, support services, infrastructure etc. Then transportation, hospitality are the remaining two. At present cultural heritage sites are becoming the attractive tourist spots as the mode of intention for travelling changes. ...