Globalization of Tourism
Choi, Jung Ryoul ( Ray )
A. Thesis Statement: Globalization has caused world’s status, reasons to drive, impact to the world, and the prediction of development in the future in tourism.
A. The current status of tourism in the world and expectation
B. Several reasons that lead to the globalization of tourism
• Development of Technology
C. Impact in the world
• UNWTO’s (The World Tourism Organization) Forecast
Tourism becomes a big business and globalization significant effect to the tourism
Globalization is a term for a complex series of economic, social, technological, cultural and political changes seen as increasing interdependence, integration and interaction among people and companies in disparate locations. As the world becomes more globalized and people are more prosperous, it is easy to travel to other countries for the purpose of business or leisure. Globalization has caused world’s status, reasons to drive, impact to the world, and the prediction of development in the future in tourism
Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the global economy and developing countries are making efforts to boost foreign investment and financial reserves. With the advantages of all media coverage – travel documentaries, television shows, video series, newspapers and magazine coverage, tourism in a world that has become rapidly more global and integrated is an industry, which has yielded the greatest success out of the exportation of culture. According to the “WTO World Tourism Barometer” (2003) explains that collected from about ninety major destination countries for the first four months of 2003...