Tourism Essay Topics

Forecasting techniques in tourism demand

This summary is focused on showing the forecasting techniques used to determine the likely demand in tourism and argues that given the importance of the tourism sector to the economy of any tourist country, accurate forecasts of tourist arrivals are of importance for planning by both the private and public sectors. First we should answer… View Article

Butler’s Tourism Lifecycle Model

Butler developed a model which shows how any tourist resort may grow. A resort may start off from being a small, low key, destination. He suggests that all resorts go through the same sort of process. The seven stages of tourist development A graph of Butler’s resort life cycle model 1. Exploration – a small… View Article

Tourism as My Career Choice

The tourism industry is a wide sphere of service. Every year millions of people address the travel agencies asking for help choose place to spend their vacations. Working in this industry enables you to discover the world, to meet new people and to see new places. It’s a wonderful opportunity to open up the world… View Article

Theme park tourism in Hong Kong

I: Abstract Tourism is one of the most important income sources for Hong Kong. The Government wants to develop Hong Kong as a major tourism destination in the world. Under this situation, amusement park is becoming more and more important here. At this moment Hong Kong only have one large-scale theme park- Ocean Park, but… View Article

An analysis of Ocean Park

1. Introduction Hong Kong Ocean Park is considered as a one of world’s largest marine park, located on the south end of Hong Kong Island. The three sections are located on the headlands of Brick Hill, while the other two section is located in the Wong Chuk Hang Valley lowlands and Tai Shue Wan. It… View Article

Heritage Listed Sites- Should It Be Open to Public or Kept Private

Did you know that there are 962 properties listed as heritage sites in the world? As we aware the Kakadu National Park, Uluru, Shark Bay and Great Barrier Reef in Australia are also listed as world heritage sites. However, there are currently 38 properties listed in danger because of various reasons; unable to support with… View Article

Theme Parks

Domestic an International Tourism Economy, 303 Mihai Bravu Street, bl 18 A, sc B, ap 54, sector3, Bucharest, Email: [email protected] com, Phone 0744. 671. 291 Strutzen Gina 14 Alexandru Ioan Cuza Street, Voluntari, Ilfov, Email: [email protected] com, Phone: 0723. 212. 300, Romanian American Univerity, Faculty of Domestic an International Tourism Economy Theme parks are star… View Article

Feasibility Study

1. 1 Tourism Profile Long Meadows is located in Mahabang Parang , Sta. Maria, Bulacan. Mahabang Parang is1. 0466 squared kilometer and as we saw the ranking of barangays in Sta. Maria we saw that Mahabang Parang is in the 19th place. First it was owned by Mrs. Luzviminda Aguirre. When Mrs. Luzviminda Aguirre past… View Article

Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism

Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of not only recreation, but also the provision of services for this act. It might occupy local services such as entertainment, accommodation and catering for tourists. It may seem, that tourism brings only benefits, but further consideration shows that it also has disadvantages. Firstly, many countries… View Article

Reasons to Support and Reasons to Oppose Ecotourism

Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting pristine, fragile, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, purposed as a low- impact and small scale alternative to commercial tourism, which contributes towards both environmental and socioeconomic benefits. Ecotourism travel has significantly caught the attention of various individuals recently. There are a number of reasons supporting ecotourism and… View Article

Specialization in Tourism

Tourism sector is one of the most growing sectors in the world. During the last decades there has been an increase in the field of studies that analyze the impact of tourism for country and its development. As every area of studies tourism as a part of national and world economy has its adherents and… View Article

A Pestle Analysis of Tourism Industry

Using the PESTEL framework, identify and discuss the key factors in the macro environment that influence the tourism industry. Political: A large influence on the tourism industry can be the stability of government. If the government in unstable it can be viewed as dangerous and unpleasant to visit. This can have a huge impact on… View Article

Tourism Industry

Introduction: Information and communication technology (ICT) make structural changes in the tourism industry. As a result according to Keynote (2004) reported that, in 2004 travel related website visitors grew by 27% which was previously in 2003 only 15%. ICT creates favourable conditions for the emergence of a new set of channels for promotion and distribution… View Article

Domestic Tourism

Whether it is to rest, discover new things, meet others or to have a unique experience, everyone has a right to tourism; in short, there are not, there should not be, and there cannot be two categories of human beings, those who can be tourists and those who can only receive them. These two activities… View Article

Medical Tourism Marketing Strategy in Thailand

Abstract Thailand has emerged as a leading medical tourism destination in recent years. The increase in the number of international patients shows that Thailand has great potential for medical tourism and the improvement of its marketing strategies will further increase the image of Thailand as a medical tourism destination. In order to face off the… View Article

The Cruise Ship Industry Effects

1. (a) Critically evaluate the impacts that the cruise ship industry has on destinations. (b) Suggest recommendations that can be used to minimize or mitigate the problems Identified in question 2a. 1. Critically evaluate the impacts that the cruise ship industry has on destinations. The Caribbean represents the main market for the cruise industry. As… View Article

Thai Tourism Product

Abstract Thailand’s Southern Region is one of its five major regions and consists of gentle plains, plus several Islands that are good destinations for tourism. The different destinations have several tourism attractions that require to be marketed to potential tourists, both domestic and International. In this report, we provide the different ways of how Thailand’s… View Article

Definition of Tourist/Tourism

Throughout the academic and business world there is ongoing debate regarding the insufficient definitions of the terms ‘tourism’ and ‘tourist’. Upon researching this matter I have also come to question the validity of the ‘tourism industry’ and its ability to meet the requirements of industrial and commercial activities due to the lack of uniform and… View Article

Tourism Industry

1. Executive Summary:- This project report is about the SOTC tours and travelers industry, it helps us to understand the various aspects of tourism industry. India`s share in tourism towards world and its contribution to the Indian economy. Introduction to SOTC, it`s various holiday packages and their brands, mission and vision statement of SOTC. These… View Article

Indigenous Peoples and Tourism

Theobald (1994) suggested that “etymologically, the word tour is derived from the Latin, ‘tornare’ and the Greek, ‘tornos’, meaning ‘a lathe or circle; the movement around a central point or axis’. This meaning changed in modern english to represent ‘one’s turn’. The suffix –ism is defined as ‘an action or process; typical behavior or quality’,… View Article

A Triple Bottom Line Analysis of Malta

1.Introduction The Republic of Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is an independent country, which includes the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino, covering an area of 316 square kilometres. The Republic of Malta has a population of 417,617 (National Statistics, Demographic Review 2010) most of who live on the island of Malta…. View Article

Filipino Culinary and Tourism Hospitality

According to Pizam’s article (1982), the tourism and hospitality industry has been applauded by industrialized and developing countries for the number of jobs created. A large amount of position vacancy is generated within the tourism industry and the supported industries. As a labor-intensive industry, its contribution to employment is not only restricted to the area… View Article

Introduction to Tourism Destination Planning & Development

Tourism provides a major economic development opportunity for many countries and a means of improving the livelihoods of its residents. Both the public and private sectors involved in tourism depend on planning to achieve sustainable tourism development that respects the local community, creates appropriate employment, maintains the natural environment, and delivers a quality visitor experience…. View Article

A Brawl in Mickeys Backyard

Q1 The issue in the case of “A Brawl in Mickey’s Backyard” is that the employees at Disney feel that they are not treated well by the famous theme park owners going so far as to say that “they want to make money [referring to Disney], but they don’t care about the employees”. The uproar… View Article

Sipadan Island

Whether you are a skillful diver, or just a beginner in this sport, Sipadan Island from the Malaysian archipelagos is definitely the place to go on your vacation. Located on the east side of the Borneo Island, Sipadan has been free of inhabitants ever since it was declared a “natural sanctuary”, with the great contribution… View Article

Tourism in Trinidad from 2002–2007

Statement of the Problem Tourism plays a major role in the growth and development of Trinidad. Many initiatives have been put in place to expand the industry. The government of Trinidad is committed to establishing and implementing standards of development and maintenance for the tourism industry. They try to maintain all the tourist attractions such… View Article

Tourism in India

Travel Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations. ‘Travel’ can also include relatively short stays between successive movements. Etymology The term “travel” originates from the Middle English word travail. The term also covers all the activities performed during a travel (movement)…. View Article

Tourism in Spain

Spain Tourism is very popular because of its geographical and cultural diversity. The geographical diversity extends from hills to deserts.Spain Tourism is a trip where people can keep themselves busy in exploring the vast natural landscape or can indulge into exploring the historical buildings or the architectural monuments. Spain Tourism is so popular among people… View Article

Pro-Poor Tourism

* Pro-Poor tourism (PPT) – Results in increased net benefits for poor people. Tourism is often claimed to be the largest industry in the world, thus creating both opportunities and responsibilities. Tourism can make a positive difference – and it should. Tourism can bring great benefits to local communities but only if it brings sustainable… View Article

Skills of Tourism graduates

The primary objective of this study is to determine the employability skills of Tourism graduates from the year 2005 to 2009 of University of Perpetual Help System Dalta – Molino such as Communication Skills, Human Relation Skills, Technical Skills, Management Skills, Research Skills and Leadership Skills. The study is anchored in the theory of Gazier… View Article