L18_Tourism Policies and Regulations(1)

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+ Lecture 18 Government Tourism Policies and Regulations THM1311 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management
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+ Objectives 1. To identify the reasons for government involvement and the roles of government in tourism. 1. To identify types of tourism legislation and regulation. 1. To understand reasons for establishing legislation and regulations. 1. To understand tourism policy formulation. 2
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+ Reasons for Government Involvement in Tourism 3 1. Political Reasons 2. Environmental Reasons 3. Economical Reasons
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+ Reasons for Government Involvement in Tourism 1. Political Reasons - Tourism involves travel across national boundaries . - Governments must get involved with policies and procedures on the entry and exit of foreign travelers and nationals. - The encouragement of tourism can be used for political purposes by furthering international relationships between two countries or as a way of enhancing the national and international image of a country. 4
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+ Reasons for Government Involvement in Tourism 2. Environmental Reasons - Tourism is based on such things as the scenery, history, and cultural heritage of a destination. - One of the dangers of tourism is that the natural, social, and cultural environments may be permanently damaged, altered, or lost. - Governments must encourage adoption of the principles of sustainable tourism development . 5
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+ Reasons for Government Involvement in Tourism 3. Economic Reasons - Tourism generates income, creates jobs, helps in economic diversification, complements certain local industries and provides foreign exchange
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