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  • 1 Niche tourism and its factors Table of Content 1 Introduction.......................................................................................................................... 2 2 Culinary tourism .................................................................................................................. 2 3 Film tourism......................................................................................................................... 3 4 Medical Tourism.................................................................................................................. 5 5 Extreme tourism................................................................................................................... 6 6 Space tourism....................................................................................................................... 7 7 Conclusion ........................................................................................................................... 8 Reference.................................................................................................................................... 9
  • 2 1 Introduction Tourism has been considered as one of the largest sectors in the world. The number of international tourists had an increase of 4% in 2012 and surpassed the first-time record of 1 billion tourists in the world (Ma and Hassink, 2013). There is a movement in tourism pattern from a privilege activity (which is accessible to only few visitors) to a mass tourism. Through this expansion, different types of services are created. However, according to Novelli (2012), niche tourism has a key role in recent time and the emergence of various niche markets nowadays contributes to provide something special and unique. Therefore, this report aims at offering a discussion about niche tourism and the facts which might have impacts on niche tourism. Source: Connell (2012) Figure 1 Scope of film tourism ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
  • 3 2 Conclusion Referring to current development of tourism industry, this study has reviewed some types of niche tourism including: culinary tourism, film tourism, medical tourism, extreme tourism and space tourism. Among others, the last three types are indicated as potentials for future development of tourism industry. Particularly, the following conclusion can be drawn:  There is an exponential growth of culinary tourism in coming period.  Film tourism contributes to explore the impacts of film and TV production on travelling.  Medical tourism is expected to become one of the most popular types of tourism in future.  Due to great demand for adventurous travel or extreme tourism, resources will be more explored and developed in order to create the comfort and convenience for travel lovers.  Space tourism is indicated as future tourism that will begin soon and grow quickly This document is provided by: VU Thuy Dung (Ms.) Manager Center for Online Writing Resources Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/vu.thuydung.5076 Email : assignmentsource@gmail.com Blogger : http://assignmentsource.blogspot.com/ Website : http://assignmentsource.com/
  • 4 Reference Bell, D., & Parker, M. (2009). Space travel and culture: from Apollo to space tourism. Blackwell Publishing. Bookman, M. Z., & Bookman, K. R. (2007). Medical tourism in developing countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Connell, J. (2012). Film tourism–Evolution, progress and prospects. Tourism Management. Crouch, G., Timothy, D., & Jordan, L. (2012). Developments in Space Tourism: Current and Future Research. Gray, H. H., & Poland, S. C. (2008). Medical tourism: crossing borders to access health care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 18(2), 193-201. International Culinary Tourism Association. (2009). Introduction to culinary tourism. Retrieved November, 22, 2007. Long, L. M. (Ed.). (2013). Culinary tourism. University Press of Kentucky. Ma, M., & Hassink, R. (2013). An evolutionary perspective on tourism area development. Annals of Tourism Research, 41, 89-109. Novelli, M. (Ed.). (2012). Niche tourism. Routledge.