Ch10Notes_06 - Recognize and define “Other Tourist appeals” • Fine arts music and dance etc • Be able to apply these categories to your own

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HTM 2454: Cultural and International Tourism for Life’s Enrichment Cultural Tourism Life-seeing Tourism Types of Destinations as Travel  Experiences Other Tourist Appeals The role of the Hospitality Industry Tourism and Peace
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Cultural Tourism Traveling mainly to learn about and  appreciate an area’s cultural resources Can be linked with a cultural relations policy  in many countries Promotes not only knowledge and  understanding but also a favorable image of  the nation among foreigners in the travel  market Check out Figure 10.1 in your text –  particularly the social and cultural elements  contributing to the attractiveness of a tourism  region (Stage 2).
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Life-seeing Tourism Purposeful activity  designed to improve  understanding and meet  special interest needs Read more about it in your  textbook!
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The 6 categories of tourism (Valene Smith): Ethnic Cultural Historical Environmental  Recreational  Business 
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Unformatted text preview: Recognize and define “Other Tourist appeals” • Fine arts, music and dance, etc. • Be able to apply these categories to your own national culture. Think about how the hospitality industry can participate in the development of local culture…. . • Display it! Use hotel lobbies as a place to feature local artists • Live it! Encourage employees to wear local costumes or other wearable art • Promote It! Provide programs for local music, dance, theatre, and other cultural events. Tourism and Peace • “Tourism is believed to have a positive effect on world peace”. The textbook makes a fairly lengthy argument in favor of this. What are the arguments for this statement? What about arguments against? Which do you most agree with? Why? • What is the Credo of the Peaceful Traveler? How will YOU apply it to your next travel experience ?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course HTM 2454 taught by Professor Bjmihalik during the Spring '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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Ch10Notes_06 - Recognize and define “Other Tourist appeals” • Fine arts music and dance etc • Be able to apply these categories to your own

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