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Tourism Sectors


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Tourism Sectors

  1. 1. Tourism Sectors
  2. 2. THE TOURISM SECTOR tourism products The tourism industry provides products (services + user rights) through various companies and various public and private organizations whose main characteristics are: * Typology of products * The branch of anthropology that studies and classifies human types
  3. 3. Mass tourism It is that which is done massively for all sorts of people, regardless of their economic status so it is not a exclusive type of tourism. It is the most conventional, passive and seasonal. It is usually less demanding and specialized. Here we find the sun and beach tourism. individual tourism Is one where the program of activities and itinerary are decided by passengers without Tour operator intervention.
  4. 4. Recent developments There has been an up-trend in tourism over the last few decades, especially in Europe, where international travel for short breaks is common. Tourists have a wide range of budgets and tastes, and a wide variety of resorts and hotels have developed to cater for them. For example, some people prefer simple beach vacations, while others want more specialized holidays, quieter resorts, family- oriented holidays or niche market-targeted destination hotels.
  5. 5. Cultural Accurate historical and artistic resources for development. Is more demanding and less seasonal. Urban: Developed mainly in those cities that are World Heritage Site. Customers cultural and high purchasing power. Monumental linked exclusively to historical and artistic monuments that can be removed from major population centers. Archaeological: linked to deposits and archaeological sites that may be remote from major population centers. Funeral: linked cemeteries where there are graves or made by famous architects or famous people buried there. Shopping: linked to purchases or exclusive discounts. Includes articles of luxury, art, crafts and commonly used items such as footwear, electronics, etc.. Ethnography: linked to the customs and traditions of the peoples. In some cases close to ecotourism.
  6. 6. •Literary motivated by places or events of a biographical nature. Training: linked to the studies, especially the language. Science: it's a tourist to do research in special places such as biological or archaeological stations. Gourmet: Traditional food linked to a site. Wine: Wine linked to a zone. Industrial: motivated by the visit to factories or large civil constructions. Traveling: takes place at several locations along established routes. Mystic: Relates to tourism-oriented energy places to visit
  7. 7. Natural Theme parks, tourist attractions based on specific topics. It is characterized by active participation of the visitor Ecotourism: based on contact with nature. Its resources are composed of national parks, that is, interesting flora and fauna in the receptive area. Rural: the one developed in rural areas, whose main motivation is to understand the customs and traditions of men in rural areas. He is interested in gastronomy, popular culture, crafts. Agritourism: its purpose is to show and explain the process of production of agricultural farms and agribusiness. Agro ecotourism is one where visitors are staying in a room with tourist standards, but part of the agricultural work, lives and consume foods with the family. Ornithology: tourism is centered on the whale and bird watching. Mycological Tourism: Tourism is focused on the study of mushrooms
  8. 8. Active It takes place in natural areas, active tourism is closely linked to rural tourism and usually these activities are performed in a natural park ecological interest because they present. The most popular activities of active tourism are: Fishing: tourism activity is centered in the practice of sport fishing. Sports: The main motivation is a sport. It can be divided into two groups: outdoor sports and indoor. You could also make a further subdivision based on practicing the sport, or who sees it. Adventure: here only practice sports. The user of this type of tourism usually purchasing power and high cultural and very fit (rafting, abseiling, ...). Alternative tourism: anyone who differs from the sun and beach tourism or mass tourism. It is a small-scale tourism friendly environment that includes cultural tourism, nature tourism, the gastronomy and adventure. Space: space travel. Are only for millionaires.
  9. 9. Religious: an offer or events linked to places of religious relevance. The four major centers are Jerusalem, Mecca, Rome and Santiago de Compostela (in the latter the Camino de Santiago is twofold sports and religious). Spiritual motivation is the recollection and meditation (monasteries, oriental philosophy courses, etc.).. Thermal or health: it is linked to spas that offer treatments for various ailments (rheumatology, stress, skin, beauty treatments, ...). The infrastructure generally has a main center or spa system independent of the main resort. Medical: is aimed at linking travel with the performance of surgical, dental or medical treatment in countries where they are cheaper attentions. Sexual The World Tourism Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, defines sex tourism as "trips organized from within the tourism sector, or from outside this sector but using its structures and networks, with the primary purpose of effecting a commercial sexual relationship by the tourist with residents at the destination.
  10. 10. Business tourism One that develops object and purpose of conducting a business or a trade agreement is developed between companies usually. Business: used by entrepreneurs, executives, business and other professionals to close deals, attract customers or provide services. Seasonality is inverted to the holiday, so it is a very important product for the sector. The client is usually high purchasing power. This is a fundamentally urban and tourism infrastructure needs a very specific including high speed internet ... Meetings and Conferences: very important and often confused with the convention. The conference brings together a group or association and is usually in the sciences. Professionals attending the same industry but are not necessarily of the same company. Conventions: usually bring different professionals of the same company in order to inform its employees a new product, treat strategic planning for the new campaign, etc..
  11. 11. Incentive: linked to business. While the latter is working, the incentive is for pleasure. Used by leading large companies to improve employee performance. Are encouraged with a trip that can be individual or group. Fam Tours: The Travels of familiarization (Fam Tours) are trips in which journalists, tour operators or travel agents they experience the destination firsthand. The benefits of this practice include generating interest in the destination, that it appears in the media, building relationships and contacts and the possibility of creating an interest in another angle of the story or the destination.
  12. 12. Space Began in the early twenty-first century by the very rich and bold, the risks of loss of life in space travel are high. The first trips were to stay for 3 or more days on the International Space Station performed in which photographs of Earth and Space, videos, conversations with people on the planet, enjoy weightlessness, together with the crew of the station and also conducting little experiments. Several companies are working in the construction of ships capable of suborbital and orbital flights and a hotel for longer stays modular and affordable than at present, worth about $ 21 million.
  13. 13. Scientific Scientific tourism is a form of tourism whose motivation is the interest in science or the need for studies and scientific research. Sometimes there is a need to travel to see some reality site that is under study. Scientific tourism is done individually or in small groups to avoid altering the object of study in a natural environment. Scientific tourism to the general public in developed countries appeared to involve a more direct and participative individuals in the knowledge of the natural world. It seeks to provide holiday oriented to a better understanding of nature from a scientific point of view.