L06_Factors shaping Tourism

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+ Lecture 06 Factors shaping Tourism 1 THM1311 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
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+ 2 Chapter 10 Forces shaping Tourism Objectives To explain the effects of cultural background, time, socioeconomic background, and personality on travel decisions
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+ Individuals choose a vacation to satisfy their individual needs and wants. The way in which these wants are satisfied, however, is heavily influenced by forces external to the individual. As individuals, we are part of larger social group by which we are influenced. These groups are part of and influenced by the surrounding culture. The Effects of Culture on Travel
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+ Culture What is Culture? “A set of beliefs, values, attitudes, habits, and forms of behaviour that are shared by a society and are transmitted from generation to generation.” 4
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+ Understanding the Role of Culture in Tourism The impact of tourism on local culture Fostering or destroying culture? The role of culture in travel behaviour attitudes, perceptions, values, behaviours, satisfaction, etc. 5
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+ The Impact of Cultural Values on Cultural values give individuals rules for behaviour develop certain attitudes and perceptions influence how people evaluate the world Cultural differences can impact the level of satisfaction that tourists have with a destination Cultural differences can cause difficulties in social interaction 6
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The Effects of Culture on Travel Behavior Culture affects The kinds of vacations that are acceptable Acceptable behaviours while on vacation Attitudes toward the environment and its influence on vacation activities
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1311 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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L06_Factors shaping Tourism - 1 Lecture 06 Factors shaping...

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