The main objectives of the essay are to define niche tourism, determine the major characteristics of niche tourism and how it differs from mass tourism.
Despite the importance of the hospitality industry to the Australian economy, the figure below shows that it posts the highest rate of employee turnover in the economy Figure One: Industry analysis of worker turnover in [...]
The growth of this economic sector can be attributed to the cultural heritage of Amsterdam and entertainment opportunities that it can offer.
The environment is the combination of all living and non-living components on the earth and on the universe as a whole.
In a nutshell, it is possible to note that the major focus of researchers is measuring tourists' satisfaction and development of strategies to attract travellers.
Exploration tourism is a type of tourism that is often undertaken by researchers and scientists for exploration purposes in different parts of the world. The sixth economic factor that affects tourism is the nature of [...]
In turn, this study will be aimed at examining the way in which tourist destinations in the Mediterranean region can be economically affected by the power of travel agencies.
The future study will be aimed at examining the influence of travel agencies on various tourist destinations in the Mediterranean region.
The present paper purposes to demonstrate the suitability of the balanced scorecard in assisting hotel and resort managers to balance their priorities, hence refuting the claim that adopting the bottom-line approach is the way to [...]
This paper will discuss the concept of Greening Hotels, its effect on the various stakeholders including the customers, the significance of this concept, what the future holds for the development and growth of this noble [...]
It borders Sudan to the northwest, Indian Ocean to the southeast, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west and Ethiopia to the north.
According to Broad, the concept of volunteer tourism can only be understood better when it is comprehended from the perspective of the destination of the tourism; the local communities.
This is the reason that hotels need to keep their customers happy and satisfied to maximize usage of their facilities. Hotels need to understand and implement the latest trends and technologies in the hotel industry.
Cyprus has therefore a greater potential for success as most of its rural tourism endowments remains unexploited as compared to the case in Malta.
Market segmentation, positioning and service quality are some of the marketing strategies that can be used to promote Andalusian Heritage tours.
Managers usually make targeting errors such as poor delivery of tourism benefits to the poor and accruing tourism benefit to the rich in the society.
The capital of Valletta and Venice are two cities in the republic of Malta and the republic of Italy respectively, which have shown competitive architectural designing, and thus form substantial tourism attractions in the two [...]
Some of the issues to be discussed include the planning of the future landscapes in the wet topics which entails the social- ecological framework, the indigenous tourism in the wet tropics, the limits of number [...]
The overall structure of a hotel determines the management's capability, the integration of technology in management of the hotel and the distribution of data in the hotel.
The following are the services and applications of internet and associated technologies in hotels; the use of internet and associated technologies has enhanced online hotel reservations.
The company offers all its services online and customers can see and choose the services they would like and charges for the services.
The gains from the industry have been increasing, however as the industry grows issues of major concerns have risen concerning the contribution of the cruise tourism industry to unsustainable development with proposals of the sustainable [...]
The first dimension places the values of "flexibility, discretion, and dynamism at one end of the scale while stability, order, and control on the other. It can be deduced that there is a lot of [...]
One of the greatest advantages of a small hotel, in this respect, is the number of employees necessary to maintain a hotel with regard to the resource management and competencies of employees in terms of [...]
The study also showed that 31% of the families considered in the study indicated their intention to increase their spending on family vacations in the future.
The power of children in families implies that they dictate the locations that families visit, the type of accommodation facilities, and the type of activities that families undertake during the holiday.
To predict the behavioural patterns of customers, the availability of the product in the market is optimised with a hope of maximising on revenues.
Provision of standardized services and amenities with customization to meet the unique needs of customers in a certain locality is a global trend and a driving force in the hotel industry.
Based on the results of the research, a company may develop a list of needed resources that are necessary for the success of chosen strategy.
The success of Jumeirah will be used as a case study to demonstrate the effectiveness of HCI in improving value and competitiveness.
They greatly appreciate the rugged beauty of the mountain, the challenges that lay before them and they love to experience what it feels like to stand on the roof of the world.
The purpose of the plan is to involve the government and other stakeholders, including the corporate organizations to better understand and contribute in protection and conservation of the cultural and heritage assets within the country.
The growth in the tourism industry will emanate from the increased investment in various tourism sectors, such as the upsurge in the number of tourism destinations.
This is the same case in business because if an employee is transferred to a new working station and decides to introduce a different menu from the previous one, this menu is likely to better [...]
The uniqueness of the above analysis contributes to the existing body of knowledge regarding the cost of implementing eco-tourism, plus the environmental impact of the growth of the tourism industry on the environment.
The signing of the Approved Destination Status between China and the EU in 2004 further enhanced the prospect of more foreign tourists.
The employees in hotels and other firms in the hospitality industry are able to move from one organization to the other more quickly due to the many operating hotels.
Power of the Buyer The buyers in this case are the customers who are likely to visit the tourist attractions. One factor that is likely to reduce the power of the buyers is the differentiation [...]
The growth of volunteer tourism product in the market place is as a result of other emerging organizations offering the same services, but indirectly digging from the pockets of the people in the societies.
The spa industry has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, thanks in large part to the contribution made by the mature market in the west.
Consequently, the absence of alternative forms of tourism limited the products of tourism only to those tourists who consume traditional and common tourism products leaving out potential tourists attracted to alternative and unique tourism products.
To perform descriptive analysis of the income allocated to the space tourism and the current occupation of a potential space tourists.
These estimates show that the tourism industry in the country is registering positive results because of its status as one of the most preferred tourist destinations in the world.
7 As a result, the focus of HRM in the hospitality and other industries is on "adopting a new strategic role concerned with developing the organization and the capabilities of its managers".
On the economic front, it is clear that tourism is the economic mainstay of the Vava'u area due to the fragile nature of other economic activities mainly in the manufacturing, agricultural, forestry and service sectors, [...]
Precisely, the determination of influence of the power of tourists' travel on hotels in Mallorca is important in the development of strategic plans, which are consistent with the considerations addressed by various tour travel operators [...]
1 Environmental analysis of tourism in this province clearly indicates that this province has remained one of the most popular destinations for tourists who want to understand the historic and cultural heritage of the Chinese.
The main areas which have been involved in the key performance of the company include: the vast number of the hotels and the rooms in the hotels, the rates of the occupancy in those rooms [...]
The main objective of the report is to analyze the challenges that small enterprises in the hotel industry undergo with regard to revenue management.
The firm's location at 'The Rocks' which is one of the major historic sites in Australia contributes to the firm's competitive advantage by attracting a wide range of tourists annually.
An outline of the top five casinos in the world and the performance of the industry in the past 5 years is illustrated in the first part.
It is also reported that the annual growth in the number of the Australian cruise passengers in the year 2010 was among the highest for the global cruise sector, with just New Zealand recording a [...]
In line with Crockett, the closer the mask is to the face, the better the vision and the easier it is to equalize, adjust, prevent and clear fog.
The study revealed that language barrier is the primary cause of the problems that the Chinese visitors encounter in Victoria. The study concluded that language and cultural barriers are the leading causes of dissatisfaction to [...]
In Kenya, the roads that lead to the major tourists' attraction sites are in good condition, which is an effort of the government to promote tourism in the country.
In the recent past, deterioration in the quality of services, as well as the facilities in the resorts, has contributed to the decline.
The hotel industry regulations in Spain are highly effective in ensuring the safety of the customers and the fairness of charged fees.
Power of suppliers Suppliers in the Mallorca Hotel Industry have power owing to the existence of many players and high demand for different hotel related services used by the establishments within the Mallorca Island.
This paper explores hospitality service trends in the region, analyses their impacts, and establishes the factors that influence the industry especially in Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand and Singapore.
Mallorca is one of the popular destinations of many travelers, and the MLL hotel chain has several hotels on the island.
In case of a disaster, the experienced climbers would not be in a position to address the crisis in time as is the case in the Everest case study.
The decision to establish this venture is based on the role played by hotels and transportation in the tourism industry. If Al deyafa can be able to position itself in the market as the leader [...]
Background to the study Tourism is one of the key pillars of the Austrian economy. Despite the growth of the Austrian tourism industry over the past years, in terms of its contribution to the country's [...]
With this in mind, adventure tourism has become the culmination in the evolution of New Zealand's sustainable tourism and a reflection of the country's commitment to the principles and values of sustainable tourism planning.
However, the author should have captured the fact that people do not only tour places to get a break from the normal but as they do that they want to go to places they have [...]
According to World Tourism Organization, sustainable tourism development is aimed at meeting the needs of visitors and the host countries and cities and at the same time furthering the future prospects.
Therefore, the status, role and behavior of tourists are being interrogated, that is their roles to the problems and their solution.
Destination marketing refers to the proactive and strategic approach to the financial and cultural progress of a location. These factors keep on changing and as the behaviour of the tourist changes there is a need [...]
This led to the formation of NTO's in almost all other countries of the world with the sole objective of making those countries known better as tourist destinations.
The absence of specific governmental mandate to handle tourism has led to the duplication of the duties of the government, leading to lack of agreement between the States and the Commonwealth.
The state of Sarawak in the eastern part of Malaysia has embraced different forms of tourism such as research tourism, cultural tourism, adventure tourism and development conferencing in to bring economic empowerment in the community.
Pro-poor tourism in connection to the global tourism helps in reducing poverty in local communities that reside in low-income countries. The pro-poor tourism development staffs assist local communities in different areas to identify and find [...]
Tourism destination development and management is a key factor to the success of the tourism industry in any given region. The regional bodies come in with professionalism that is key to the success of the [...]
The study made use of a survey to examine the issue of tourism sustainability both at the local and the regional level.
From the Australian perspective, wine tourism is the paying of a visit to the wineries and or wine making regions in order to experience and enjoy the unique features of the contemporary lifestyle of Australia [...]
Though some uncertainty is evident in medium-term planning, it is an integral part of the hotel management; besides, the main difference between the short- and medium-term objectives is the level of certainty/uncertainty due to the [...]
The following are the major findings: Commodification of Culture Commodification generally modifies the culture of a particular community to suit the tastes and preferences of visiting tourists, implying that the local culture becomes a "pseudo-culture" [...]
The airline is a subsidiary of the Emirates Groups, and it is the largest airline operating in the Middle East4. 6 As one of the largest airlines in the world, Emirates Airline is a major [...]
Recent studies also attest to the immense progress of the tourism industry in spite of the admitted presence of challenges and limitations in the industry.
This section aims to analyze whether it is important for cultural tourism sites to be authentic and the value of authenticity in these sites.
The essay demonstrates this through various approaches to tourism sustainability and methods that stakeholders have applied in their attempts to enhance sustainability of tourism destinations.
The purpose of this paper is to evidence the divisions that prevail among the stakeholders, with regard to the way the tourist destinations can be made sustainable, that hinders the spreading of sustainable tourism practices [...]
The Crete Island has transportation issues because of road network from the NSW in the south and the congestion in the island Therefore, limited direct airlines services in spite of the proximity to Brisbane could [...]
In my, opinion in this way, hotels are able to increase the perceived value of their services. Thus, it is quite possible for me to say that hospitality organizations attempt to add extra value to [...]
As the world continues to study the emerging trends of technology on various economic sectors, there is a drastic change of procedure brought about by social media applications in most industries.
The definition for the business environment is given as the entire variables or factors, internal as well as external to the firm, which may have a continued victorious existence of the firm.
The hospitality industry is more of a service industry, thus for an effective operational management, the focus should be on the quality of service that customers receive from the company; this has been one area [...]
The results suggest the following: technology has emerged as a critical tool to promote and enhance service within the industry, interactive social media is the most viable tool for marketing and enhancing service to the [...]
The Positive Effects Speaking of the positive effects of the changes induced by globalization and progress in the hotel industry, one must stress that the positive effects of the revolution in the tourism industry are [...]
The topics of our investigation are considered to be the distinctive features of the hospitality industry and leisure one, the relevance of fast moving consumer good experience to the hospitality industry, the meaning of brand [...]
The organizing manager also has the duty of recruiting a team to ensure that the show is successful. The major objective of this research is to develop a framework of understanding and also create general [...]
Therefore, in analyzing the aspiration and practical application of ethics in tourism in regard to the policy and management of tourism endeavours, emphasis will be on the above aspects.
Innovation taking place in tourism industry is resulting into new ideas, services, and products to the marketplace and as part of overall changes taking place in the industry, innovation in the industry is leading to [...]
To be effective as a leader, one must focus on the needs of the team and that of the organization and make sure that they are in sync.
Water which is the source of all forms of life must be used sustainably and thus to be considered an eco friendly resort, water pollution should be unheard of within the resort and water recycling [...]
In the second section of the paper of the paper is a background of history of tourism in Barcelona as well as Barcelona Tourist Board.
The purpose of this report is to analyze the visitor situation in Ballarat and coming up with relevant, efficient and effective promotional activities that are going to portray the region as the ideal tourist destination [...]
In order to enhance the image of 'Sydney in a Day' program amongst the tourists, the authority will ensure that the product is effectively packaged.
Regardless of the global economic crises as well as the current situation in the Middle East, Dubai has remained to be the most popular tourist destination and has continued to grow steadily. The analysis of [...]
Those in support of the claim that the two types of tourism meaning the same continue to say that the features that can be used to differentiate between the two types of tourism are the [...]