Tourism
What is tourism? <ul><li>Temporary short-term movement of people to places outside the home environment and the activities...
Who is a tourist? <ul><li>Anybody who visits another country for more than 24 hours but less than a year </li></ul>
Why do people travel? Business May wish to visit historical landmarks or experience the culture of another countries Eg: S...
Worldwide   Phenomenon <ul><li>Tourism is a largest and fast-growing industry in the world </li></ul><ul><li>From 1985 to ...
Worldwide   Phenomenon <ul><li>Over 8% of all jobs worldwide will depend on Travel and Tourism this year.  </li></ul><ul><...
Example :Singapore Integrated Resorts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing world population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The popula...
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>2. Increasing affluence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrializat...
 
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in liter...
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>4 Increasing urbanisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Escape from ...
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Technological Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater mobi...
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing revenue and employment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tour...
Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>7. Global shifts in industries led to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
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  1. 6. Tourism
  2. 7. What is tourism? <ul><li>Temporary short-term movement of people to places outside the home environment and the activities they engage in </li></ul>
  3. 8. Who is a tourist? <ul><li>Anybody who visits another country for more than 24 hours but less than a year </li></ul>
  4. 9. Why do people travel? Business May wish to visit historical landmarks or experience the culture of another countries Eg: Soccer fans travel to Netherland to watch the match Religion Eg: People travel to Thailand to visit the Four-faced Buddha Sports Natural Environment Leisure Eg: Sunny beach resorts in Bali/Hawaii/Sri Lanka/Maldives Big Buddha, Pattaya Study Visiting relatives Medical (include Cosmetic surgery)
  5. 10. Worldwide Phenomenon <ul><li>Tourism is a largest and fast-growing industry in the world </li></ul><ul><li>From 1985 to 1997, there had been an increased of 86% to 613 million international tourists worldwide. </li></ul>
  6. 11. Worldwide Phenomenon <ul><li>Over 8% of all jobs worldwide will depend on Travel and Tourism this year. </li></ul><ul><li>Travel and Tourism will support the creation of 5.5 million jobs per year over the next decade. </li></ul><ul><li>Hence, tourism industry plays a vital role in the country’s economy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create jobs  Generate wealth  Improve standard of living </li></ul></ul>
  7. 12. Example :Singapore Integrated Resorts
  8. 20. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing world population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The population increased from 4 billion in 1975 to 6 billion in 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This led to the corresponding increase in the number of people travelling </li></ul></ul>
  9. 21. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>2. Increasing affluence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrialization has enabled countries (especially developed countries) to earn higher income </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In turn, this led to the growing affluence of the residents that enable them to have the ability to travel abroad </li></ul></ul>
  10. 23. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in literacy arouses people’s curiosity and desire to see the world </li></ul></ul>
  11. 24. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>4 Increasing urbanisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Escape from the hectic and stressful urban environment </li></ul></ul>
  12. 25. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Technological Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater mobility and convenience in travel due to the growth in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Air transport </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private motor car ownership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online tour agency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Technology arouse people’s interest to travel </li></ul></ul>
  13. 26. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>Increasing revenue and employment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism helps to generate income and create tourism-related jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This greatly enhances the stimulation of the local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Therefore, governments play an active role in promoting their countries aggressively to potential tourists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up of tourism offices in other countries </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 27. Factors Leading to the Growth of the Tourism Industry <ul><li>7. Global shifts in industries led to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The setting up of offices and factories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing business dealings between countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International conventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in the number of business trips </li></ul></ul>

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