L03B_Defining Tourism

L03B_Defining Tourism - + 1 Lecture 03 Defining Tourism...

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+ Lecture 03 Defining Tourism 1 THM1311 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
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+ An Overview of Tourism System Objectives To define tourism and identify its components. To identify some important terminology . To explain the reasons for using a systems approach for tourism. To describe the parts of the tourism system. 2
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+ Tourism Concept and Definitions Tourism is a complex and multifaceted activity. It is important that, as a group, we have a common understanding of the concepts of tourism and the various approaches to defining it and thinking about it. 3
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+ Why are Definitions Important? For credibility For measurement and producing statistics of demand and supply For legislation purposes 4
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+ Tourism Definitions Tend to be done according to individual needs, or by the background of the person defining tourism Geographers are interested in defining tourism places Economists think about tourism consumption Sociologists see tourists as groups of people Psychologists study tourists as individuals 5
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6 Jafar Jafari, University of Wisconsin
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+ Tourism Definitions Tourism may be defined as the processes, activities, and outcomes arising from the relationships and the interactions among tourists, tourism suppliers, host governments, host communities, and surrounding environments that are involved in the attracting and hosting of visitors. Demand side based definitions are well developed: We can think of them in terms of both conceptual and technical definitions Supply side based definitions are more recent but now clarified. 7
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+ Demand Side Definitions Conceptual definitions A conceptual definition attempts to differentiate tourism from other types of mobility such as commuting or migration. Conceptual definitions say that tourism involves: A movement A stay The movement and the stay take place outside the normal place of work and residence. The movement and the stay are temporary . 8 The problem with the conceptual approach is that it is not precise enough to allow measurement of tourism.
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+ Demand Side Definitions (UNWTO) In 1991, an international conference was held to resolve international differences in definitions. This conference agreed
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