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Issues Around Participation and Equality in The Tourism Industry1ISSUES AROUND PARTICIPATION AND EQUALITY IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRYby (Name)CourseProfessorUniversityCity and stateDate
Issues Around Participation and Equality in The Tourism Industry2Issues Around Participation and Equality in The Tourism IndustryIntroduction.Tourism, the act of traveling to foreign countries or other locations for pleasure orbusiness, is an important economic, cultural, and social phenomenon. There are many challengesin the tourism industry. Sustainable tourism ensures equality. Traditional norms in most culturalcontexts play a crucial impact in creating and maintaining gender inequality by stifling women'sparticipation in the tourism business. One measure of a destination's long-term social andcultural viability is how it treats its women (Zhang and Zhang, 2020, p.103067). Few chancesexist for women to gain work or start their own small or medium-sized businesses in the tourismsector, limiting their ability to help themselves and their communities alleviate poverty (Nassaniet al., 2019, p.240). Access is a crucial issue in tourism.The term "universal access" describes a situation where people of all socioeconomicbackgrounds, races, and abilities have equal opportunity to use and benefit from a given serviceor good. The goal of accessible tourism is to ensure that all tourists, regardless of physical ormental ability, may fully experience and appreciate these adventures. More people, irrespectiveof their physical condition, have access requirements. Access needs, for example, might be asignificant barrier to tourism for the elderly and the physically disabled. The term "accessibletourism" refers to the continual effort to make tourist locations, products, and services availableto everyone, regardless of their ability, age, or physical condition. The accessibility encompassesgovernment and privately owned tourism attractions, amenities, and services—participation intourism premises on the community's involvement in tourism development. Tourism in countries,more so developing countries, has not embraced community participation. Community members
Issues Around Participation and Equality in The Tourism Industry3actively engage in tourism since the sector affects them directly and indirectly. The topic iscrucial for managing the future developments of global destinations as it illuminates creatingsustainable tourism.Chapter 1The current generation has emphasized traveling to new places. These travels motivate usto have the time of our lives, learn about other cultures, or find personal growth. The days of theall-inclusive vacation are over for many people. Were our expectations raised with the rise ofexperiential and transformative tourism? The current generation of travel customers has higherexpectations than ever (Lima et al., 2020, p.132). Customers demand better travel services,including flights, cruises, and hotel stays. According to a recent report from Oregon StateUniversity, demanding tourists may be found just about anywhere. According to the survey, 90percent of hospitality workers have encountered customers who felt entitled to preferentialtreatment (Szromek and Wybrańczyk, 2019, p.3598). After dealing with a problematic customer,seventy percent of those workers considered leaving the hospitality sector. As it turns out,tourists have good reason to be demanding. And while a demanding customer could ruin one's

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Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Organization, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism

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