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On exploiting these opportunities, the Tourism industries can indeed open doors for more variety in the offerings like the food chain, entertainment, shopping and heritage sites (The Tourist Offices Of Spain, 2013; City Of York Council, 2003). This gives immense scope to incline the differentiating factors like the culture, history, heritage, language, lifestyle and natural resources. While bringing these differences to a compromise seems challenging, the lack of effort in the same might make the tourist bored very quickly. Eventually, the most serious threat these two destinations might face would be the loss of revenue worth billions and the depreciation of regional output figure / GVA that has seen a commendable growth of about 20% in the last decade (The Tourist Offices Of Spain, 2013; York Tourism Partnership, 2007). 2. ...
York and Seville are blessed with environmental assets which are indeed the strength for businesses. Exploring these unruffled regions creates new options for tourists and allows them to explore the best of them, rather than just the popular and most visited places. On the other side, the weakness of the two destinations is the lack of speedy communication option, together with the challenge of balancing standardization against customization and matching tourist’s luxury with value for money (Leeds City Council, 2012). 3. Having a competitive transport infrastructure increases the mobility of tourists and gives equal opportunities for all places to be explored in the same visit. One may easily reach York by car, bus, coach tour, train, ferry and boats (Visit York, 2013). For international tourists, the entries to UK is via major airports at Leeds, London, and Manchester with world class amenities which are well connected with other famous and frequently visited destinations of the world (City of York Council, 2003). However the local conveyance needs further detailing. To overcome the disadvantages like lack of geographical knowledge of the new place, emphasis on putting up detailed maps, precise sign boards, directions and distance for visitor’s reference should be made (Seville City Council, 2008). The key proposal of investment would be towards making the best travel experience, in terms of destination development and visitor management, which demands increase in public transportation facilities and roads to help tourists navigate throughout the city quickly and with ease. A smart investment plan would include joint
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COVER PAGE ESSAY A CRITIQUE ON THE TOURISM PLANNING AND POLICY IN CROATIA YOUR NAME TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary 2 1. Introduction 4 1.1 Key features of existing tourism patterns, significance to the economy and employment 4 1.2 Key institutions responsible for the policy framework and tourism development 4.
Based on statistics circulated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourist arrivals climbed up to 924 million in 2008. However, this declined by almost four percent or 880 million in 2009 and a six percent decrease in tourism receipts mainly because of the global recession and the H1N1 epidemic.
Strategic planning, as a process ‘for preparing a direction and a broad programme of activity for an organization’ (Veal 2002, p.88), is used as a tool for increasing the competitiveness of organizations. At the level of the state, strategic planning ensures the stabilization of the national economy and the increase of the power of a country as a member of the international community.
One such sector is tourism. This sector is extensively labour intensive which means that it helps in garnering increased employment opportunities and on the other hand it helps nations to earn revenue. Singapore is one of the nations which has set targets for economic growth and has accordingly aligned tourism policies so as to comply with the strategic objectives formulated to achieve robust growth in the economy.
The SWOT analysis would consider various data on the players running similar business in NYC, the trends in the labor market of NYC, the demographic profile of the labor market and the general demographic profile of the area, the various cultural and social aspects on the industry and other forces responsible for the functioning of the tourism business in NYC.
It offers to its visitors the cosmopolitan amenities they expect from big cities and also a unique treasure trove of cultural attractions. Hong Kong is one of the most visited tourist destination in the world (Quan, 2013).Hong Kong is located in Southeast Asia and is one of the countries in the world which were colonized by Britain.
Therefore, these two cities are faced with a double challenge. This is described by the Conference on “Tourism and the City: The challenge of Sustainability.”Both cities are expected to respond to the needs and expectations of the increasing tourists number attracted to their varied and rich array of business, cultural, shopping, sports, entertainment and other attractions; Furthermore, they are required to continuously improve and renovate such facilities so that to maintain their share in the market of competitive tourism as well as the benefits that results from it.
This paper draws upon the sociological theory and within it focuses on the collaboration theory. The process of framing tourism policy and planning provides a context for a study of the related concepts of tourism destinations, destination branding and stakeholder theory.
France is one European country that benefits from some of the perks brought on by tourism (Gunn & Var 2002). As a politically stable country, it is well-known for some of its exotic features. It is revered for its attractions,