logging in or signing up Tourism - An Overview rajivbajaj Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 672 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: April 28, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 3 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: jtsering (20 month(s) ago) Hi Rajiv, Great website on Tourism. As I am also in the tourism sector it is great to see good videos on the tourism sector. I come from Bhutan. I'm sure most of you'll would not be sure where it is.... Well you can view this website for more information. It was done by Channel 5 News report Ted Henry from Ohio, US during his trip to Bhutan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18LJ04CMimM&feature=player_em.. In addition I have recently made a short video on how to get to Bhutan. It's just been uploaded.. http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/jtsering-1165252-ho.. I'm sure not many people know about Bhutan. For example can anyone roughly guess where bhutan is and how many aeroplane does Bhutan own?? Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: yobidaba (30 month(s) ago) Sir rajiv, can i possibly pass the information of your presentation, overview of tourism to my students? Thank you very much. Here's my email add: email@example.com Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: naban (44 month(s) ago) Rajiv, This is an excellent presentation on the overview of tourism. The background images are well thought of. I would like to pass this info to my students to be creative as yourself. Would be appreciative if you could send me the soft copy. Thank you. Naban email add: firstname.lastname@example.org Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: Tourism: An Overview A Presentation by Rajiv Bajaj Slide 2: What is Tourism Slide 3: Since time immemorial humans have traveled. Food, water, safety or trade were the early travel motivations. Slide 4: As mankind progressed, the idea of travel for pleasure or exploration soon emerged. Slide 5: Travel has always depended upon technology to provide the means or mode of travel. Slide 6: Earliest travellers walked or rode domesticated animals. Slide 7: The invention of the wheel and the sail provided new modes of transportation… Slide 8: Then came the Steamboats… Slide 9: The Railways… Slide 10: And the Motor Car… Slide 11: Each improvement in technology increased individuals' opportunities to travel. Slide 12: As roads improved and governments stabilized, interest in travel increased for education, sightseeing, and religious purposes. Slide 13: A collection of activities, services and industries that delivers a travel experience, which includes … Slide 14: Transportation Slide 15: Accommodation Slide 16: Food & Beverage Service Establishments Slide 17: Retail Outlets Slide 18: Entertainment & Amusement Industry Slide 19: Gambling Slide 20: Activities etc… Slide 21: As per The World Tourism Organization (WTO): Tourism is currently the world’s largest industry with annual revenues of over $3 trillion dollars. Slide 22: Tourism: The Basic Forms Inbound : Inbound Involves non-residents traveling in the country. Outbound : Outbound Involves residents traveling in another country. Domestic : Domestic Involves residents of the given country traveling only within this country. Slide 26: Essential Requirements for Tourism Time : Time Availability of Leisure Time determines the length of vacations. Slide 28: Current hectic schedules have seen vacation time receding from several weeks to just a few days. Money : Money This is what makes the world go round… Disposable income is a prerequisite for a holiday Slide 30: Everything comes at a cost. Disposable income must be backed by a willingness to spend. Motivation : Motivation The reason why people travel. May include seeking novelty, education, visiting friends & relatives, adventure or stress reduction etc Lodging : Lodging Home away from home. Includes a variety of services, ranging from… Slide 33: Campgrounds Slide 34: Motels Slide 35: Guesthouses Slide 36: Star Category Hotels Slide 37: Resorts etc. Food & Beverage : Food & Beverage Not only basic sustenance, but an important factor in the overall tourism experience. Support Services : Support Services Usually represented by small retail businesses providing souvenirs and personal services. Shopping is an integral part of the travel experience. Tourists seek unique & novel items which represent the area and cultures they visit. Infrastructure : Infrastructure Basic services on which all tourism depends. This includes… Slide 41: Local Transport Systems Slide 42: Water Supply & Drainage Systems Slide 43: Communication Networks Slide 44: Medical Facilities Slide 45: Electricity Supply Slide 46: Police / Law & Order Slide 47: Fire Protection Slide 48: Road Network Hospitality : Hospitality The community's attitude which permeates every tourism location – - that makes the tourist feel welcome and safe. The result of the interaction between the tourist and the local population. Mobility : Mobility Access to easy transportation is a major deciding factor for choice of destination. Tourism – Categories & Types : Tourism – Categories & Types Classified by typical features of spending time in the destination… Slide 52: Seaside Tourism Recreation by the sea, water sports etc… (swimming, rowing, sailing, surfing, windsurfing) Slide 53: Mountain Tourism Mountain hiking, climbing, biking, trekking etc Slide 54: Eco Tourism Sustainable preservation of a naturally endowed area or region while making sure not to damage the ecological balance. Slide 55: Wildlife Tourism Slide 56: Sports Tourism Includes Winter sports – skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing etc. Summer sports, extreme sports (rafting, paragliding, sky diving, etc.) Sports events – FIFA, Cricket matches etc Slide 57: Heritage / Cultural Tourism Historical sites, buildings and monuments Places of historical events, e.g. battles etc. Slide 58: Health Tourism Spas, fitness, relaxation, wellness etc. Slide 59: Medical Tourism Slide 60: Visiting Friends & Relatives - VFR Slide 61: Religious Tourism / Pilgrimage Slide 62: Business Tourism Combining business with pleasure… Conferences, seminars, business trips, etc. Slide 63: And the Future… Space Tourism ? Slide 64: Questions ? You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.