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How economic policies influence
the tourism sector
Government role in ‘Destination Marketing’
 Government funding to increase visitor
arrivals and per person expenditure
 ...
Policies and legislation that economically
influence tourism
 Visa and immigration policies
 Visa offices off shore
 In...
Infrastructure required for tourism
 Airports, air navigation, roads, railheads
and ports, as well as basic infrastructur...
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How economic policies influence the tourism sector

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How economic policies influence the tourism sector

  1. 1. How economic policies influence the tourism sector
  2. 2. Government role in ‘Destination Marketing’  Government funding to increase visitor arrivals and per person expenditure  Funding and grants to aid development
  3. 3. Policies and legislation that economically influence tourism  Visa and immigration policies  Visa offices off shore  Investment eg tax breaks to overseas investors  Fast track entry for people on skills shortage lists  Training funding to upskill in key sector areas  Taxes eg airport taxes  Infrastructure development  Planning to minimize negative impacts of tourism
  4. 4. Infrastructure required for tourism  Airports, air navigation, roads, railheads and ports, as well as basic infrastructure services required by hotels, restaurants, shops, and recreation facilities,telecommunications and utilities  Good infrastructure is key factor in the industry’s ability to manage visitor flows

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