How are attractions classified? Discussion on the various scopes of tourist attractions
We are passed the mid-way point through the semester. Students should be digging deep now to start on their projects to have them finished in the time allowed. Their mid-term paper will be focused on developing two of their five criteria to evaluate their chosen attractions. The criteria are based on several sources, notably from [...]
Place attachment is an important concept in tourism…
So the first week of the Spring semester has come and gone. We have skimmed the upper ice berg of the definition of tourism, and now diving below the waterline to see all the complexity associated with that definition. Today, my 8am class (I know, ugh 8am), was awake and raring to go. I had taken the time to map out some of the concepts we had been talking about, and diagram out the pieces we needed to start to examine before they arrived.
I posted the tourism umbrella, leading to the three environments in which resources, tangible, intangible are drawn from. From those three environments we also derive our stakeholders, guests, host community, employees, governments, investors, and other. These stakeholders have a vested interest in our industry, even if they are arm-chair travelers. In today’s globalized knowledge economy, our industry has three drivers, information, money, and promises.
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