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  • The Benefits Of Tourism?

    tourism there would be a lot less economically stable countries, and people would be a lot less cultured. Revenue wise, tourism is a booming industry and has been for many centuries. Since modes of transportation became more available to go to other countries, people’s curiosity got the best of them and they began to travel. People also began to travel as a way to relax, which is how vacations initially got started. As industrialization took off, travelling became more popular as well. For a while, only the wealthy were able to afford the costs but in later years traveling became accessible for a lot more people. During the Enlightenment period, the “Grand Tour” became popular among kings and nobles. The nobles would take a year or two to travel around and learn about other countries. Peter the Great of Russia’s Grand Tour particularly affected him and his country. Due to all of the ideas in the Western world that he had seen, Peter decided to “Westernize” a city and called it St. Petersburg. The Enlightenment thinkers of that period also liked to travel to gather ideas and information to make them more enlightened. In return, all of this travel boosted other countries economies and made them realize that they had sites that other people wanted to see. Since the economy is based on money, this notion also made the countries realize that they could begin charging people to see this sites. Often times tourism is the only industry that a country may have, and without…

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  • Arnold Palmer Research Paper

    this is how he has changed the golfing world. When the Senior PGA Golf Tour started in 1930 and from 1930 to 1979 it wasn’t very popular, the prize purse(prize money) was small and no one really even knew about it. Then Arnold Palmer became eligible and when he played in 1980, the Tour became more popular. When the 1980 U.S. Senior Open came around he has won every tournament so far, but he couldn’t play because…

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  • The Symbolic Complex In Percy's 'The Loss Of The Creature'

    mentioned the symbolic complex that is likely to be the common reader. Someone who just views what is in front of them and may not look into the meaning of the text that is being read. This is exactly like the regular vacationer Percy discusses in his essay. This individual is not liable to remove the huge importance of the content or the underlining meaning the author is attempting to explain, much like the basic vacationer missing the genuine excellence of the Grand Canyon. It is likely that…

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  • Personal Narrative: Brighty Of The Grand Canyon

    When I was a child, every night before bed my mother would read to me. She would lay next to me on my little bottom bunk, while the snow fell in the Maine woods outside and the dog slept at my feet and she would read. The stories she read to me were almost always historical fiction, a favorite of both of ours. We read about medieval Europe, ancient Greece, victorian England, the roaring twenties, the world wars, anything before this century really. One day she read me a book called Brighty of…

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  • Grand Canyon Essay

    90% of all people who visit the Grand Canyon often visit the South Rim. While the north Rim is 250 miles away and is more remote. The Grand Canyon has many artificial lakes formed from the dams on the Salt and Colorado rivers. The park protects many animals and geological evidence from the rock layers. One quarter of the Grand Canyon is occupied by the Indians, the most in any state, by far. Some of the tribes consists of the Navajo, Apache, Hopi. The canyon has a few national monuments,…

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  • Northwind Traders Case Study

    Description 10 Target Customers 10 Market Definition 10 Market Opportunities 11 Competitive Analysis 12 Competitive Advantages 13 Competitors’ Positions 14 Potential Future Competition 14 BUSINESS STRATEGY 15 Customer Incentives 15 Advertising and Promotion 15 Sales and Marketing 16 Commission 17 OPERATIONS 17 Premises 17 Choice of Location and Premises 17 Hours of Operation 17 Equipment 18 Staffing 18 FORECASTING 18 Sales…

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  • Tour Manager Case Study

    A tour manager should have organization, interpersonal skills, listening skills, problem-solving skills, business skills, creativity, and knowledge of sound systems (, n.d.) All of these skills are important to have, but there are some that should be emphasized. Therefore, a tour manager must have excellent interpersonal skills. He/she must be able to communicate well to each client, worker, or potential contact. He/she must also be able to multi-task and be able to quickly solve…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Golf Is Not A Sport

    "Golf is not a sport -- it's an artistic exercise like ballet. You can be a fat slob and still play golf." Because we agree with this statement by John McEnroe, who is a former professional tennis player, my partner and I reject the resolution: Golf is a sport. We offer the following reasons to support our side. My first reason is that golfers are not athletes. In contrast to a real sport, golf is not a rigorous physical activity. Burning just 360 calories per hour playing golf without the…

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  • Research Paper On Taylor Swift

    has formed bonds with her fans this way, and has even gone as far to send people presents for Christmas and hand written letters after she talked to them over social media, she has even invited people into her house before. Before her latest album, 1989, was released, she hosted what she called 'The 1989 Secret Sessions. ' These secret session were held in five locations, three of which were at her own personal homes. She invited fans who she new had been there for her over the years to these…

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  • Why Tiger Woods

    again.” Cochran shows that he’s a fan of Tiger, and although Tiger is his idol, Cochran is convinced that Tiger really won’t win a professional tournament ever again. This implants the idea to the reader that Tiger won’t win again since the writer is a fan and believes that Tiger can’t come back and win. Cochran then stresses the fact that the new young rising stars, Jordan Speith, Rory McIllroy, Rickie Fowler, and Jason day make it impossible for Tiger to win. By telling the readers how about…

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