Why we need to study the history of tourist attractions to understand their success.
Attractions have a lot of complicated parts, both intangible and tangible. They have a wider impact that many realize. A whole mess of questions in a complicated world. Attractions evolve from the three environments: socio-cultural, economic, and physical (natural and man-made). They take many forms and trying to define them can be a delicate journey. [...]
I have lived in a host of different cities, states and one country. The depth of knowledge about those locations various with experience. I love to get out and talk to people, and I've met some interesting people along the way. I love to explore and more than likely will get lost. I always find [...]
The other day, as I was driving home, I was contemplating all the states and cities I have lived in to this point. My bags have been packed numerous times, moving between seven different states, their cities, and one country. The average length of time I have spent in any one city is seven years. [...]
Heritage is a thoroughly modern concept ~ McCrone, Morris and Kiely (1995, p. 1) As McCrone, Morris and Kiely assert in their seminal work on Scotland - the Brand: The Making of Scottish Heritage (1995), heritage as we know it today is not the same concept of heritage from hundreds of years ago. The depictions [...]
So my tourism class has finished up for the most part motivation and I am sitting here reflecting on what we talked about. I tried to convey to the students that they have to develop their own understanding of the functions of motivations for their own career aspirations. To apply what we learn to their [...]