Cultural tourism

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Cultural Tourism

    Вступление: Cultural tourism is the type of tourism concerned with a country or region's culture, specifically the lifestyle of the people in those geographical areas, the history of those people, their art, architecture, religion, and other elements that helped shape their way of life. This form of tourism is becoming generally more popular throughout the world, and the role that cultural tourism can play in regional development in different world regions is really great. It is also generally agreed that cultural tourists spend substantially more than standard tourists do. That’s why we decided this type of tourism is suitable for the North Caucasus. Our main goals are developing tourism in our region, attracting peoples attention to Caucasian destinations and culture, increasing the value of our region. We strongly believe that our region has all the proper conditions for developing cultural tourism. Advantages of our region are: unique Caucasian nature with lakes and mountains, rich Caucasian culture with its old customs and traditions, a lot of places of interests which have cultural meaning for Russia. Pyatigorsk as a center of North Caucasus is an attractive place of interest in our…

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  • Cultural Dependency In Tourism

    Tourism has been a widely researched and discussed field of anthropology, with interest gaining in the early 70’s. In this essay I will define tourism as “a temporarily leisured person who voluntarily visits a place away from home for the purpose of experiencing a change” (Smith 1989, p. 2). Tourism is of great interest to anthropology as it happens across all societies and cultures. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation recorded that 1 billion tourists crossed international borders in…

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  • Cultural Impact Of Tourism

    and more common to read or hear news related to tourism and the scope that is achieving. As described by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (2015, p.2) it has experienced continued expansion and diversification, to become one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors in the world. In 2014 the international tourist arrivals raised by 4.3% in 2014, coming to 1,133 million arrivals, even though the fastest growing of tourism is known, UNWTO predicts that international tourist…

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  • Cultural Tourism Case Study

    Revisiting Cultural Tourism Prospects of Kuchipudi Classical Dance and Kalamkari Fabric Art Work of Krishna District Contribution of Tourism in Indian Economy: The World Tourism Organisation defines tourists as people who “travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercises of an activity remunerated from within the place visited”. Tourism can be understood as a travel for…

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  • Cultural Tourism Definition Essay

    various places in respect of their art, social activities and bonding, ceremonial traditions, festivals, religious activities, etc which frame up the way of life; attracts the tourists to visit several places giving rise to cultural tourism. There are many definitions of Cultural Tourism by different scholars. Few are mentioned…

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  • Socio-Cultural Impacts Of Wine Tourism

    This construct of wine tourism also encompasses the visiting of wine and food festivals. Wine and food festivals are included in the definition of wine tourism as these special events enhance wine tourism opportunities for destinations. Research has shown that such festivals provide both the destinations and the wine producers with many positive promotional outcomes. For the producers, wine festival is a profitable way to promote brands to new customers, an opportunity to interact with these…

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  • Tourism In Niagara

    1. Introduction This introduction presents on how winery tourism is important in Niagara- specifically the development of winery tourism in Niagara and how its market is growing. Multiple studies have been conducted by several experts. For instance, Northwood conduct a visitor survey as a primary research. For secondary research, she conducts interviews from winery staff and representatives, reports and statistics. Her aim is to explore whether wine tourism is a sustainable form of rural…

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  • Tourism And Virtual Tourism

    Tourism is one of the largest growing industries in the world due to globalization. The term tourism was first coined by Thomas Cook to explain travel by the European Railway, which marked the beginning of modern tourism. Travel has become an easily accessible and relatively affordable mode of transportation for the sole purpose of recreation and entertainment. Using the lens of anthropology, numerous ethnographers have addressed questions regarding our global state. In the plethora of new…

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  • Tour Guide Challenges

    Research topic: Becoming a tour guide in the UAE: Prospects and challenges Research Question: What are the opportunities and challenges facing trainees who wish to become professional tour guides? Background: Tourism is one of the leading sectors in many of the world’s countries such as France, United States, Spain and China. Tourism helps in improving the country’s economy, here in the UAE depend on tourism and it helps the economy improving too. Dubai is one of the leading emirates in…

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  • Disadvantages Of Ecotourism

    Part 1 Eco Tourism Ecotourism can be defined as a type of tourism that involves responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and also improves the well-being of the local people in that specific area. Ecotourism covers the aspect of an individually focused value. The term ecotourism is also sometimes referred to as “tourism with a conscious” (Goeldner and Ritchie 385). Ecotourism can greatly benefit a destination, however it can also bring dangers and limitations. When…

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