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  Tourism Planning: What To Consider In Tourism Plan Making - 1998 APA Proceedings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Most planners are aware of the global magnitude of tourism as an economic activity, but few recognize the urgency that exists in the world of the 1990's and beyond to bring planning processes-public participation, distributive cost benefit analysis, strategic analysis and action planning-to tourism development.
To many local residents, tourism is a paradoxical, good and evil, uninvited monster that has descended into their communities bringing, in the best cases, economic benefit, but often it is at the cost of social disruption and stress on infrastructure and the environment.
In quantitative terms, a tourist, and thus tourism, is usually defined as a person who travels for non-business reasons more than 50 miles from and overnights away from her usual place of residence.
www.asu.edu /caed/proceedings98/Kelly/kelly.html   (3402 words)

  
 Benefit tourism - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The benefits of training to pub retailers: a study for the Punch Pub Company.
Tourism officials push benefits industry offers to state: 'we are an investment, not an expense,' says one official.
Tourism takes off: Ronald Watts discusses the problems facing Africa's airlines on their routes to and from Europe.
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As for tourism awareness within the country itself, greater awareness is created at the various levels of education in Ecuador (primary, secondary and higher) and the importance of both national and international tourism, tourism as a business alternative and its sustainability is taught to Ecuadorian citizens.
Main tourism attractions in Ecuador The attraction for tourism in Ecuador is mostly based on the natural landscapes and the flora and fauna of the country: the Andean mountain range, volcanoes, the Amazon region (El Oriente), the coastal region and the Galapagos Islands.
Tourism is one of the threats to a rainforest, be it of a small influence, but fortunately with the threats of tourism a variety of opportunities for future -sustainable- development comes along.
www.geocities.com /olifantje11/images/thesis.doc   (20493 words)

  
 Eldis - ppt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
When socially and environmentally concerned researchers began to focus on the tourism industry, in the 1970s, the emphasis tended to be on its negative impacts.
The benefits from the project are intended to accrue primarily to the Amadiba community.
Tourism's economic input is often significant in developing countries, but the relationship remains inherently inequitable, the rich visit the poor and prescribe the conditions which they expect to find.
www.eldis.org /csr/PPT.htm   (312 words)

  
 Pocono Record Online: Statewide tourism master plan would benefit the Poconos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This voluminous document urges various state agencies to adopt regulations and policies to benefit tourism, and for county-based tourism promotion agencies to upgrade their promotional efforts.
The plan also endorses some objectives long sought by the tourism industry, such as creating a dedicated source of state tax revenues for tourism promotion and abolishing local amusement taxes levied on ski resorts, golf courses and arenas.
Uguccioni said the Poconos would benefit from many of the plan's goals, including dedicated funding for tourism promotion, creating a source of low-interest state loans to finance renovations to tourism attractions, and having the school year start after Labor Day.
www.poconorecord.com /2000/local/tdo91352.htm   (591 words)

  
 Borneo Eco Tours Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
If the tourism operator does not see the need, or advantages, of involving the local community in their projects, then the benefits to the local community will be limited.
On the community level, this form of tourism can bring significant change to the individual participating families, and some increase in revenue to local shops and craft endeavors, but unless it is part of a larger effort, the overall community benefit is limited to a relatively small section of the community.
In conclusion, tourism has much to offer a local community, and it is well worth putting considerable effort into ensuring that any tourism endeavors that already exist within the community are supported and encouraged to grow as well as starting new projects.
www.borneoecotours.com /news/details.asp?newsid=50   (1841 words)

  
 "CBMT: Good, bad and balance: mountain tourism" -Mtn-Forum Discussion Archive Article from "Community-Based Mountain ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Unless leakages from tourism income are minimized and a wider local community cannot benefit from tourism, mountain tourism will have limited positive impacts and perhaps in the long run result in a highly skewed distribution of income in remote areas.
Often mountain tourism is emphasized to such an extent that many (local) people get the impression that tourism in their area will resolve their problems of poverty and unemployment.
However two major issues on mountain tourism need to be given more attention than they have received in the past, which are essential for generating sustained flow of economic benefits as well as improving the distribution of income in remote mountain areas.
www.mtnforum.org /emaildiscuss/cbmt/cbmt1/041998b.htm   (1144 words)

  
 Benefit Kenya Problem Tourism - Typhoon.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Cost-Benefit Analysis of Local Tourism Development
Benefits most commonly associated with tourism are increased local incomes and employment, but there may be additional benefits.
Tourism may provide a means of diversifying the existing economy or of reducing the seasonable fluctuations, particularly important in areas dominated by one industry.
After all of the costs and benefits have been estimated and entered in the table, subtract the total costs from total benefits to derive net measurable benefits.
www.uaf.edu /coop-ext/publications/freepubs/WREP-147.html   (1718 words)

  
 RP to benefit as tourism alternative - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
THOUGH tourism officials are reluctant to say so, the Philippines is apparently benefiting from the killer tsunamis that laid to waste the famed tourist playgrounds of Thailand and South Asia last week.
Indonesian tourism officials, for instance, are hoping that the resort island of Bali, which suffered drops in tourist arrivals because of a terrorist bombing that killed 202 people there in 2002 but which was completely untouched by the tsunami, could stage a recovery as an alternative destination.
Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano has instructed the department's overseas attach├ęs and regional directors to coordinate with travel agencies, as well as owners of resorts and other tourism destinations here, to expand and intensify their promotional efforts.
news.inq7.net /nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=23083   (841 words)

  
 Hospitality Net - Industry News - WTO Welcomes EU Enlargement As A Stimulus For Tourism
Welcoming the enlargement as a fresh stimulus for tourism, he points out that the recent success of countries such as Croatia and Bulgaria has been largely due to holidaymakers arriving from EU newcomers like Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
Tourism's ability to redistribute labour and income to less developed areas will depend on stakeholders having the will to invest, which can mean state support is needed to stimulate the private sector.
The new members also have substantial potential in rural tourism, as do the next group of countries waiting to join the Union, with many of their destinations based on a large agricultural population that conserves crafts and traditions.
www.hospitalitynet.org /news/154000436/4018919.search?query=bulgaria+air+tourism   (975 words)

  
 Dutchess County Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Travel and tourism groups from around the state have a launched an ambitious grassroots campaign to educate elected officials and the public of the importance of creating this stable and fully-funded tourism promotional campaign.
The current 2005-2006 tourism funding formula allows for a total of approximately $15.8 million for tourism marketing, which puts us at a distinct disadvantage when compared to Pennsylvania, which is spending $33 million on tourism promotion, and the New England states, which are spending $32.6 million on tourism promotion.
An additional benefit of the TEDF will be the ability to utilize casino revenues to benefit tourism and create economic growth in neighboring communities (to casinos) and throughout the state.
www.dutchesstourism.com /pressroom_whatsnew.asp   (2714 words)

  
 Many-faceted benefit of tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
All these elements of attraction have to be brought within the fathom of tourism and with necessary inputs used for overall development.
The overall development of tourism sub-sector, however, depends upon other factors including the administrative system and agencies bearing the burden of safety of tourists.
Tourism along with sports and athletics is a safe and gainful way of projecting the country to the people of the world.
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 Benefit Eco Ethical Tourism Trave - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Cayman Net News: Caribbean tourism to benefit from China
This augurs well for the region and its people, since tourism is one of the key pillars in our economic growth, and every opportunity must be seized to develop that sector.
That resounding pace supports the fact of having passed from the 23rd place in the list of most preferred destinations in 1990, to the eighth place in 2004, an achievement that the Cubans are proud of.
The regional tourism specialists forecast this year 20 million tourists will visit the Caribbean and of this figure, 2.5 million will go to Cuba, for an increase of 12 per cent.
www.caymannetnews.com /2005/02/780/local.shtml   (749 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Tourism to benefit from MTV programmes - Saturday | March 27, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
THE ISLAND'S tourism sector is to benefit from nearly $1 billion worth of free advertising courtesy of one of America's most popular cable television networks.
The blitz is expected to last for a little over a month and should give the island's tourism sector "a phenomenal boost." It would have cost local tourism officials an estimated US$16 million to fund such a venture.
Brian Jardim, owner of Margritaville and whose establishment stands to benefit significantly from the gesture, was predictably ecstatic.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20040327/ent/ent1.html   (380 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Tourism could benefit from nude weddings - Rev. Cervasio - Tuesday | February 19, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He is also advising Jamaicans that nude weddings could be a major boost for the country's tourism in the future, if it is properly marketed.
The bearded Rev. Cervasio was the same priest, who conducted last year's Valentine Day nude wedding at Hedonism III, and he admits that this was common practice for him in the United States, where on some occasions, he himself is nude.
He also said most of these ceremonies usually involve just one couple, but that this practice was catching on in the United States and could be a major incentive for tourism in the future.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20020219/news/news4.html   (702 words)

  
 CNN - Tourism can benefit nature, report shows - April 29, 1999
The worldwide tourism industry generated an estimated $4.4 trillion in 1998 and poses a serious threat to the environment and the livelihoods of local people.
The report focuses on tropical regions that harbor the richest concentrations of plant and animal life and also represent some of the fastest growing tourism areas in the world.
As recently as 1990, not one of Pattaya's 22,000 hotel rooms along the beach was attached to a sewage plant, and the sea along the coast was coated with a film of raw sewage.
www.cnn.com /NATURE/9904/29/tourism.enn   (482 words)

  
 Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
n addition, 31 projects for the extension and refurbishment of tourism facilities received the final agreement of the technical coordination committee of tourism projects, for a total investment amount of 561 million DH.
n order to improve the competitiveness of enterprises operating in the tourism sector, the VAT applicable to tourism activities was reduced from 14% to 10% starting July 1st, 1996.
astly, investments in tourism benefit, since the adoption in November 1995 of the investment charter, automatically from the advantages in force, a move likely to promote investments mainly in areas which are still unexploited.
www.mincom.gov.ma /english/generalities/tourism/tourism.html   (408 words)

  
 JS Online: Winter tourism ads expand to show state offers more than sports
The state hopes to weatherproof Wisconsin's $3.4 billion winter tourism season by using television commercials that feature indoor attractions in Milwaukee as possible alternatives to snowmobiling, skiing and other seasonal sports.
The state Department of Tourism cut costs by using existing footage filmed in the Wisconsin Dells area to represent Potawatomi Bingo and Casino and a water park at Milwaukee Hilton City Center, said Sarah Klavas, the department's marketing director.
Tourism is an $11.7 billion industry in Wisconsin.
www.jsonline.com /news/state/nov03/188803.asp   (565 words)

  
 Board Worksession Minutes of 02/17/04 - Re: Shen. University Tourism Center
She further stated that she felt a central location would benefit tourism and that diversification of attractions would also be a good plan.
He went on to say that he had not presented this information to the tourism board because he had not yet spoken to the Board of Supervisors or the City Council, which are the groups that fund the board.
Vice-Chairman Van Osten stated that she was a supporter of tourism and she was in favor of co-location of facilities; however, she did have reservations about the proposed site.
www.co.frederick.va.us /boardofsup/Minutes/021704TourismWrksession.htm   (1467 words)

  
 UCOTA - Uganda Community Tourism Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Uganda Community Tourism Association (UCOTA) was established in July 1998, to empower local communities in sustainable development through small-scale tourism and handcraft enterprises, also known as Community Tourism.
This form of tourism assures that the benefits stay as much as possible in the local community.
To improve livelihoods by promoting community based tourism development through sustainable use of natural and cultural resources and to be self-supporting.
www.ucota.or.ug /ucota   (255 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Dutch flight to benefit tourism - Friday | August 23, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
TOURISM OFFICIALS are optimistic that a new flight from The Netherlands, which is slated to make its inaugural flight to Jamaica next month, will have a great impact on the ailing tourist industry on the island.
The new flight, Martinair, is expected to begin in September and will coincide with a visit by a prize winner from the Netherlands National Lottery.
According to Barber, who is based in London, since the new flight was confirmed some three months ago, the JTB has been working to give the island a positive perception to the Dutch and at the same time has initiated a marketing thrust on the Dutch market.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20020823/news/news4.html   (246 words)

  
 Daily Nation On the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The single European currency, euro, which starts circulation next year, will have a positive effect on tourism and pose a great challenge to the US dollar, according to the current issue of a World Tourism Organisation newsletter.
The report says that the first beneficiaries of the euro will be consumers, "since tourists will be able to carry one currency and avoid costs and time-wasting involved in changing money".
It is expected that 40 per cent of international tourism would take place in this euro zone, outperforming other destinations in the world.
www.nationaudio.com /News/DailyNation/1998/080998/Features/SE7.html   (168 words)

  
 Tourism Concern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tourism Concern will host a Make Poverty History debate on 15th October, 2.30pm, TUC Congress Centre, London.
Mismanagement of post-tsunami reconstruction is becoming a current trade issue that will perpetuate poverty to even greater depths in the countries and regions affected.
Tourism Concern, Southern partners and trade unions will explore the issue in a moral maze style debate.
www.tourismconcern.org.uk   (252 words)

  
 Hospitality Net - Industry News - Tourism To Benefit From Single European Currency
If the countries making up the euro zone are considered as one nation, they constitute the number one destination in the world in all aspects of tourism, according to WTO research.
Countries that are participating in the first phase of the euro will have a competitive advantage over those not participating, but those not included in the first round are not expected to face serious problems.
The World Tourism Organization is sponsoring a conference on the Effect of the Euro on May 3-8 in Greece to analyze the implications of the single currency for countries both inside and outside the euro zone.
www.hospitalitynet.org /news/4000509.html   (360 words)

  
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