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…
Category: business, Business Environment, carrying capacity, definition, economic, environments, exchange, history, landscape, man-made, motivation, motivators, natural landscape, place, products, resources, service, services, sociocultural, stakeholders, stewardship, tourism, Tourism, tourism education, Tourism Goods, tourism life cycle, Tourism Services, travel, value, value, value chainTags: attractions, definitions, forms of travel, management, motivations, movement, multiplier effect, tourism clusters, tourism education
We have a host of authors within our book by Kersten and La Venture 1 that exposes the various definitions of organizational culture. There is a theme that emerges based on shared core values, beliefs, and principles. This hints at behavior and how that…
Category: acculturation, business, Business Environment, code of ethics, core functions, core values, Cultural Intelligence, definition, economic, empowerment, environments, Ethics, information, innovation, leadership, man-made, management, natural landscape, Organizational Behavior, People Process Culture, PPC, quality of life, sense of identity, sense of self, service execution, sociocultural, tourism education, valueTags: cultural intelligence, culture, diversity, leaderinghip, organizational culture, Peoples Process Chair, service
So, this year I’ve taken on the duties of the People Process Culture Endowed Chair here at Stout. I am looking forward to delivering on previous contributions to organizational behavior as well as some aspects that are pertinent in today’s global society. Basically, developing…
Value is that odd little derivative that we really can’t pin down adequately enough. We can skim right close to the edge, but never acquire the true depth. Value is odd that way.
One of my students from my online course strolled into my office an hour ago to ask several questions. This led to a the prompt for today. Why study tourism goods and services? In my HT 140 classes, I introduce them to the concept…
When I begin classes, I have to revisit the tourism business environment. I explain that the drivers of that system are information, money and promises. Promises are paramount in meeting the expectations and wants of the consumer. A destination’s marketing organization as well as…
If any of you have visited here before, there are several post devoted to the guest cycle. Most of these post have to deal with a hotel or lodging environment, but I wanted to devote some time to what it means in tourism. In…
Category: business, Business Environment, core functions, definition, Guest Cycle, management, marketing, Moment of Truth, motivation, motivations, motivators, quality of service, resources, service, terminology, tourism, tourism education, travel, value, valueTags: action-reaction-result loop, defintion, dynamic, guest, mantra, operations, proactive, tourism definition, tourist
Last year I was granted the privilege of speaking in a geography class on my favorite subject, Scotland and its’ landscape. I wanted to talk about the making of the tourism landscape, and I knew some of my own students would be in the class….
Category: Business Environment, definition, information, landscape, management, mutually beneficial partnerships, quality of service, resources, service, technology, tourism, tourism education, travel, value, valueTags: definitions, promises, Scotland, tourism education, tourism industry, tourism system
Place attachment, sense of place and more #tourism #place #senseofplace #Outlander #definitions
Category: authenticity, contrived, cultural tourism, culture, definition, Diana Gabaldon, economic, environments, heritage tourism, historical tourism, history, information, landscape, literary tourism, literary tourism, man-made, marketing, motivation, motivations, motivators, natural landscape, place, place attachment, segments, sense of identity, sense of self, Sir Walter Scott, sociocultural, STARZ Outlander, Starz's Outlander, Television and Film, terminology, tourism, Tourism, tourism education, travel, value, VisitScotlandTags: definitions, Diana Gabaldon's Outlander, dictionary definition, forms of travel, Ian Rankin, Marsha Canham, Outlander, Robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland, Scottish authors, Sense of place, tourism education, Val Mcdermid
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