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  1. 1. TOURIST ATTRACTION • a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, or amusement opportunities. • also created to capitalize on legends such as a supposed UFO crash site near Roswell, New Mexico and the alleged Loch Ness monster sightings in Scotland. Ghost sightings also make tourist attractions.
  2. 2. Attractions may be: •Natural Attractions •Man-made Attractions •Site Attractions •Event Attractions
  3. 3. Natural Attractions •A natural attraction is one that has been created by nature •A geographic or geological feature that attracts tourist. •It include mountains, beaches, climate features such as sunshine and pure air.
  4. 4. Man-made Attractions •Place which is made by man for tourist attraction •it can be historically building or architectural interest such as Fort Santiago, holiday camps or “theme parks” such as Disneyland.
  5. 5. Site Attractions • Site attraction is one in which the destination itself has appeal • In may be a country, a geographical region such as the Alps, a city, a resort such as Boracay
  6. 6. Event Attractions • One in which tourist are drawn to the destination solely because of what is taking place there. • It include congresses, exhibition, festival such as Ati-atihan Festival and sport events such as the Olympic Games.
  8. 8. Tourist attractions in Germany is providing passionate travelers with useful information about best vacation spots around the world. You will find everything about the best tourist attraction of Germany and many other places. The information is explicit and 100% authentic.
  9. 9. Tourist Attractions in Haiti Most important places of Haiti are Port-au-Prince, Cap-Haïtien and the North coast. The tourist attractions in Haiti are Petionville, Plaine du Cul de Sac, Musee de Guahaba, Barbancourt Rum Distillery, Museum of Haitian Art, Bay of Acul, Itadelle Laferriere, Labadie Island, Amiga Island and so on.
  10. 10. The major tourist attractions of Australia are the Opera House in Sydney, the Harbour Bridge, the Victorian buildings like the classic Strand Arcade and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The Murray Darling River, the Great Barrier Reefs and the vast Australian deserts are the major attractions of Australia. Australia Tourist Attractions
  11. 11. Brazil Tourist Attractions Ouro Preto, Fernando de Noronha, Teatro Amazonas, Historic Center of Olinda, Salvador Beaches, Rio Carnival, Amazon River, Iguazu Falls, Christ the Redeemer are some of the major tourist attractions in Brazil.
  12. 12. Some of the major tourist attractions of Haiti are Plaine du Cul de Sac, Musee de Guahaba, Barbancour t Rum Distillery, Museum of Haitian Art, Port-auPrince, Cap-Haïtien and the North coast. The tourist attractions in Haiti are Petionville, Bay of Acul, Itadelle Laferriere, Labadie Island, Amiga Island and many more. Haiti Tourist Attractions
  13. 13. Tourist Attractions in Brazil Some of the major tourist attractions in Brazil are Amazon River, Historic Center of Olinda, Salvador Beaches, Ouro Preto, Fernando de Noronha, Teatro Amazonas, Rio Carnival, Iguazu Falls, Christ the Redeemer and so on. Many tourists across the world love to visit Brazil.
  14. 14. VISITOR ATTRACTIONS OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand the scope and importance of visitor attractions 2. Identify the classifications of visitor attractions
  15. 15. Visitor Attractions It is a named site with a specific human or natural feature which is the focus of visitor and management attention. Pearce, 1991
  16. 16. Visitor Attractions  A permanent established excursion destination  A primary purpose of which is to allow access for entertainment, interest or education  It must be open to the public, without prior booking, for published periods each year.  It should be capable of attracting day visitors or tourists as well as local residents  It must be a single business, under a single management, so that it is capable of answering the economic questions on revenue, employment - Definition of NTO, UK
  17. 17. Classifications of attractions • TYPE Historic houses, Museums and galleries, Wildlife attractions, Castles, Gardens, Leisure parks • PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Natural (forest, mountains) Built Environment (leisure park, historic houses) • OWNERSHIP Managed by wide range of organizations, trusts and individuals working in the public, private and not for profit sectors.
  18. 18. Classifications of attractions  PERCEPTION Dark Tourism Memorial Day Commemoration  ADMISSION POLICY Admission fees, Open freely to the public, Operated by membership, Voluntary donations APPEAL Geographic level Market segments SIZE AND CAPACITY Vary in land coverage, designed for mass coverage, range of services and facilities
  19. 19. Influences in determining the success of visitor attractions • Professional management skills and the operator’s available resources The type of attraction or ‘product offering’ Market demand for the product Ease of access from major routes and centers of tourist and resident populations Appropriate hours of opening Provision and quality of on-site amenities (parking, visitor centre, signs and labels, shops, guides, refreshments, toilets etc.) Proximity to and quality of near site amenities (sign posts, local accommodation, local services)
  21. 21. Chichèn itza (mexico)
  22. 22. The statue of liberty
  23. 23. Sugar-loaf mountain (Brasil)
  24. 24. The golden gate bridge
  25. 25. The great wall of china
  26. 26. The Parthenon
  27. 27. Taj Mahal (india)
  28. 28. The eiffel tower (paris)
  29. 29. The sidney opera house (australia)
  30. 30. The sphinx (egypt)
  31. 31. Big Ben
  32. 32. Niagara falls
  34. 34. REFERENCES