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27 10, 2008

Start NOW to save the Small and Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs) in the Asia Pacific region!

By |October 27th, 2008|Asia, International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

According the study: “Strengthening Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Asia Pacific Travel & Tourism Industry”, the governments of the countries in this region should start today with protecting the ‘most valuable –and most vulnerable– entrepreneurs’. The writer of the study is Imtiaz Muqbil, Executive Editor of Travel Impact Newswire. The aim of the […]

22 10, 2008

Is the key to green tourism glocalization?

By |October 22nd, 2008|International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

Glocalization – local solutions to the global problem of climate change – are being touted by tourism chiefs in Dubai, as well as increasing needs to promote the industry’s green credentials. It is highlighted the fact that tourism only accounts for five per cent of global warming, according to United Nations’ research, yet the […]

8 10, 2008

How GREEN are the giants?

By |October 8th, 2008|International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

Customers are aware of the word responsible and more and more aware about what they buy and where. This has influence, bit by bit, on their choices of the holiday or destination. A study by Mintel shows that Brits now take 1 million “responsible holidays” a year. The market is valued at more than […]

30 09, 2008

Protection or pampering

By |September 30th, 2008|Australia, International Tourism Context, International trade and law, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

The government of Australia would like to protect the travelers for rogue tour operators. They would like to weed them in order to build the confidence in the destination among international tourists. They would like to set up a national accreditation system to set standards and boost the 35 billion pound tourism industry. The […]

22 09, 2008

Go even cheaper to cheap Thailand

By |September 22nd, 2008|Master in Tourism Destination Management, Thailand, Tourism consumer trends|0 Comments

Introduction

So you thought Thailand had a very good reputation of offering high service for reasonable prices? Wrong! It is still too expensive. That is what some hotels and tour operators are thinking. They lower their prices with 10-20% during the high season! In Thailand is an economical and political crisis at the moment and […]