L16&17_Tourism Destination(1)

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+ Lecture 16-17 Tourism Destination: Main components & Competitive Destination THM1311 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
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+ Chapter 1 The Destination Mix Chapter Objectives Explain the interdependencies among the five destination mix elements. Identify the important elements of attractions, facilities, infrastructure, transportation, and hospitality required for a tourism destination. What is destination competitiveness? Comparative advantage vs. competitive advantage 2
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+ The Destination Mix The destination mix consists of five elements: Attractions Facilities Infrastructure Transportation Hospitality resources 3
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+ Attractions are the central aspects of tourism; they draw visitors to the destination. Facilities, infrastructure, transportation, and hospitality resources are needed in a supportive role to attractions. Some facilities have a dual role as attractions and facilities (e.g., resort). 4
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+ Overview of Attractions Historical Sites Cultural Attractions Natural Attractions Events Recreation Entertainment Attractions Archeological Sites Architecture Cuisine Monuments Industrial Sites Museums Ethnic Concerts Theatre Landscape Seascape Parks Mountains Flora Fauna Coasts Islands Mega-Events Community Events Festivals Religious Events Sports Events Trade Shows Corporate Sightseeing Golf Swimming Tennis Hiking Biking Snow Sports Theme Parks Amusement Parks Casinos Cinemas Shopping Facilities Performing Arts Centers Sports Complexes Attractions 5
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Typology of Attractions Scope: Attractions can be classified as either Primary destination One that is attractive enough to be the primary motivation for tourism visits and aimed at satisfying visitors for several days . Secondary or stopover destination An interesting or necessary place to visit on the way to a primary destination and aimed at satisfying visitors for one or two days. 6
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