Free Essays on Slum Tourism

  1. Slums: India Mumbai Slum

    A slum, as defined by the United Nations agency UN-Habitat, is a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing, squalor, and lacking in tenure security. According to the United Nations, the percentage of urban dwellers living in slums decreased from 47 percent to 37 percent in the developing...

  2. Slums in Mumbai

    lives in urban areas. The combination of rapid urbanization, scarce resources, and high population growth are taking a toll on individuals living in slums in poor areas such as Mumbai. Since Mumbai is a pretty expensive place to live in, it is home to some of the world’s richest and poorest people. “Today...

  3. Report on tourism and projects

    ………… 4 4. Walkthrough for Kalyanpuri project …………… 4 5. Barara village tourism ………………….. 4 6. Kachhpura heritage village tourism ……………. 5 7. Housing designs for old city area, Agra ………. 5 8. Proposals for...

  4. Slums

    Slums Introduction A Slum refers to informal settlements within urban areas or cities. The informal settlements depict inadequate housing and miserable condition with reference to living standards (Meade p 43). In the slums, numerous individuals seek housing facilities within small living spaces...

  5. MODERNISATION OF GHANA A CASE FOR SLUM UPGRADES.

    about 25 slums as recorded by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. This number adds up to a total of 80 per cent of the total inhabitants of the capital city. Shelter and water forms part of the basic needs of human but it is the most deficiency when it comes to slum settlements...

  6. Thai Tourism

    [pic] The develop strategy of Thailand tourism Thailand's international tourism is the most important position of developing countries in Asia .Thailand received foreign tourists nearly 10 million people in 2000, foreign exchange earnings over 7 billion US dollars. According to the Thai,...

  7. Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2019

    Synopsis The global financial crisis in 2009 had a negative impact on the Mexican travel and tourism sector. Economic conditions improved and in 2010 the tourism sector showed signs of recovery, with growth recorded in domestic and international tourist volumes. During the historic period (2010-2014)...

  8. Crisis Management in Tourism

    World Bank (2007) defines tourism as, “the activities of people travelling to and staying places outside their usual environment for no more than one year for leisure, business, and other purposes not related to an activity remunerated from within the place visited”. The tourism industry is argued to be...

  9. ‘Sustainable Tourism Is a Myth.’ to What Extent Do You Agree with This Statement?

    ‘Sustainable Tourism is a Myth.’ To what extent do you agree with this statement? (15 Marks) Sustainable Tourism is essentially an industry committed to making a low impact on the natural environment and local culture, while helping to generate income and employment for local people. As Global economists...

  10. Tourism

    Profile: Institute of Tourism Management was established in 1991 by Department of Tourism Govt. of Uttar Pradesh as an autonomous organization with the objective of imparting Training and Tourism Education so that skilled and trained human resource in the field of Tourism Sector and Hospitality sector...

  11. Slums

    Urban slums are settlements, neighborhoods, or city regions that cannot provide the basic living conditions necessary for its inhabitants, or slum dwellers, to live in a safe and healthy environment. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) defines a slum settlement as a household...

  12. Travel and Tourism in Vietnam to 2019

    Vietnam's Travel and Tourism sector performed well during the historic period (2010-2014), driven by growth in both the domestic and inbound tourism markets. Government initiatives that focused on promoting tourism during the national holidays contributed to the growth in domestic tourism. In 2014, Thua Thien...

  13. Mega City - Dhaka

    income groups in the city. Under the pressure of its rapidly swelling population, this megacity faces rising real estate prices, exponentially growing slums, unemployment, exploitation, corruption, poor quality housing facilities, inadequate clean water supply and poor sanitation. These are all similar challenges...

  14. Tourism Development

    Introduction to Tourism Planning and Development Goals of Tourism Development To provide a framework for raising the standard of living of the people through the economic benefits of tourism To develop an infrastructure and provide recreation facilities for visitors and residents alike To ensure...

  15. Tourism

    TOURISM ECONOMICS AND ITS APPLICATION TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1. Introduction There is now a substantial body of literature on tourism economics and a new journal entitled Tourism Economics. This is not surprising because the tourist industry is, from a number of different viewpoints, the largest...

  16. Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism in the Bahamas

    list and explain three advantages and disadvantages of tourism in the bahamas. Choose two disadvantages and explain how they may become advantages. There are many advantages and disadvantages of tourism.1 advantage is that The tourism industry can create many different jobs. And that can be vary...

  17. Classification in Tourism Industry

    Classification of tourism: Winter tourism: Definition : holidays in ski resorts and snow – related activities Famous winter holiday spots in India: - Shimla : a wonderful winter holiday resort - Manali - Jammu and Kashmir (Gulmarg , Pahalgam) - Sikkim - Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) -Major...

  18. Travel and Tourism in Japan to 2019

    including: Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire Japanese Travel and Tourism sector. Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in Japan for various categories in the Travel and Tourism sector, such as accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, foodservice, transportation...

  19. Unsustainable tourism

    Unsustainable tourism Over recent decades, tourism has experienced continuous growth due to the development of the global economy. It is becoming an important economic sector of both developed and developing countries (UNWTO). However, unsustainable tourism, which is profit-oriented, occurs in a wide...

  20. scarf

    to the way Brasilia is. It has been the main focus of modern day literature. It has 124 embassies from around the world and is thriving in business tourism. The major disadvantages that have formed are the fact that it is hard for people to remember where places are because there are no street names. Instead...

  21. Tourism 1

    Tourism" is travel for leisure or recreational purposes. Tourism has gained wide popularity in the last decade. Earlier, people from affluent countries use to indulge in this leisure. The topics today for a tourism essay are numerous. You may write about how earnings from tourism contribute to a country's...

  22. Taiwan: Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism

    Cecilia Lascano Loor Student No. 221501 Class S3 Taiwan: Socio-cultural Impacts of Tourism 25.04.2008 1 Outline I. Introduction II. Facts about Taiwan’s tourism III. Positive effects of tourism in Taiwan A. Employment B. Economic IV. Negative socio-cultural effects in Taiwan A. Xenophobia ...

  23. Tourism development in New Zealand

    Executive Summary Tourism development in New Zealand is the result of different factors that permanently interact with each other, all being crucial in the overall strategy success. New Zealand’s tourism policies and planning strategies are efficient, although there is still need for an efficient...

  24. Tamil Nadu Slum Clearence

    TAMILNADU SLUM CLEARANCE BOARD NEED FOR IT ? A shelter with basic amenities is the most essential need of a human being. The influx into the city was caused primarily due to the unskilled labourers from the neighbouring rural areas entering into the city in search of jobs. Due to lack of required skills...

  25. Urban Social Issues Concerning Tourism in Png

    Research Proposal Title: Squatter Settlers; An impediment to tourism growth in Madang town. Statement of Purpose This purpose of the research is to find out does squatter settlers is an impediment to tourism growth in Madang town. The social issues and problems arising in Madang town are always...

  26. Tourism

    This leads to the increasing of average standard of living and decreasing of unemployment. Also tourism helps in slowdown of rural depopulation. As we analyze advantages and disadvantages of tourism let’s say few words about problems concerning traveling. First, it’s environmental damage: pollution...

  27. What Is Tourism?

    What is 'Tourism'? Tourism is the industry ivolving the catering to visitors from another place, it is the business of attracting and taking care of tourist. According to Wikipedia.org tourism is the travel for predominantly amusement or just ...

  28. Tourism in the West Midlands

    Tourism in the West Midlands Tourism is the fourth largest contributor to the economy of the West Midlands. Each year more than 140 million visits are made to our region, generating over £5 billion to the economy and supporting more than 130,000 jobs. Additionally, business tourism is now worth over...

  29. with reference to examples, discuss the degree to which the level of economic development in a country affects planning and management in urban areas

    their own cheap homes on the side of the main city called a slum. These slums can prevent easy excess in and out of the city; but, not only this because way that the houses are built there are no proper facilities for the people in the slum. Disease is often a consequence of poor sanitation and crime...

  30. Travel and Tourism in US to 2019

    “Travel and Tourism in US to 2019”. The report brings together of this research, modeling, and analysis expertise in order to develop uniquely detailed market data. Summary Travel and Tourism in US (https://www.bharatbook.com/travel-tourism-market-research-reports-451847/travel-tourism-us2.html) to...

  31. REPORT OF TOURISM ORGANIZATION IN MALAYSIA

    REPORT OF TOURISM ORGANIZATION IN MALAYSIA (Function and History of Development) HTM130 Prepared By : ALYSIA CAMILLA EPUT Student ID : 2012162669 Lecturer’s Name : MADAM DAYANG SANDRAWATI Date : 17 JANUARY 2013 MATTA ( MALAYSIANS ASSOCIATION OF TOUR AND...

  32. slums in India

    THE CONDITIONS OF PEOPLE WHO LIVING IN INDIAN SLUMS The definition of "slum" varies from country to country. In India, The Slum Areas Improvement and Clearance Act of 1956 defines 'slum areas' as places where buildings: are in any respect unfit for human habitation; and are by reason of dilapidation...

  33. Tourism Marketing for Sustainable Development

    TOURISM MARKETING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT by Dr. Adarsh Batra* Abstract The levels of marketing, quite often blamed for changing consumer attitudes, promote a materialistic society where status is derived more from the number and type of destinations we visit and leisure activities we undertake...

  34. Tourism

    Tourism has become one of the most appreciated source of income for many countries of the world. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in this world because it is a very good of earning foreign currency. Tourism has many advantages and disadvantages. The advantages of tourism include firstly the...

  35. Tourism

    Impact of Tourism in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Sheikh Saleh Ahammed 2010 Master in Public Policy and Governance Program Department of General and Continuing Education North South University, Bangladesh i    To Shapla for travelling with me and To Arnob & Pritha for giving me reasons to stay...

  36. Heritage Tourism and Indigenous Tourism in Australia

    Culture tourism is attracting more and more interests and concerns in the world. Many researchers have different opinions about the definition of culture tourism. Australia, being a cultural state, develops its cultural development rapidly by heritage and indigenous culture. Therefore, this essay is...

  37. Globalization of Tourism

    Globalization of Tourism By Choi, Jung Ryoul ( Ray ) English 150 Beatrice Neuhold-Orth December 8 Outline I. Introduction A. Thesis Statement:...

  38. E-Tourism

    focusing on the e-tourism industry. Its objective is to describe how companies in this industry use ICT for running business, to assess the impact of this development for firms and for the industry as a whole, and to indicate possible implications for policy. We have analyzed the e-tourism industry thanks...

  39. Benefits of Tourism - Essay 2

    This leads to the increasing of average standard of living and decreasing of unemployment. Also tourism helps in slowdown of rural depopulation. As we analyze advantages and disadvantages of tourism let’s say few words about problems concerning traveling. First, it’s environmental damage: pollution...

  40. Definition of Tourism Marketing

    1.1 DEFINITION OF TOURISM MARKETING The Tourism Marketing has been defined in many ways. There is no single, universal of definition of tourism marketing. Seaton and Bennet (1996) suggested five essential features of tourism marketing. These include: research technique, organisational structure, strategic...

  41. Dark Tourism

    Dark tourism Dark or thanatourism is type of tourism which includes the visitation of places, attractions and exhibitions connected with tragedies, suffering, disasters, cemeteries and natural phenomena which caused many deaths and destruction. Nowadays demand of dark tourism becomes more and more...

  42. Casinos in Philadelphia

    attention, and bring in capital from not only around the country but also around the world. “Look at Atlantic City, it used to be a slum by the sea, and now, it’s a slum by the sea with casinos” (Dunstan). This is how many skeptics perceive the growing metropolis by the shores of New Jersey. However,...

  43. Slums in Mumbai

    reality – a city landscape dominated by massive, sprawling slums – some of the biggest in the world. According to the city housing authority, eight million out of the twelve million people in Mumbai live in the slums. And Mumbai is not alone. Slums are a global problem. They are home to one billion people...

  44. Tourism Crisis Management

    Tourism crisis  Threaten the normal operation and conduct of tourism-related business  *research more Why the need for crisis management in destination management?  Tourism and tourists have become increasingly subjected to risks, crises and disasters Faulkner (2001) observes that tourism destinations...

  45. Tourism

    blePreparations of tourism-related events for the World Social Forum 2004 Dear colleagues and friends, A number of NGOs and networks concerned with tourism issues are preparing activities in relation of the World Social Forum (WSF) in Mumbai, India, in January 2004. Started in Porto Allegre in...

  46. Aarkstore - Travel and Tourism in Russia to 2018

    Travel and Tourism in Russia to 2018 Browse Full Report @ http://www.aarkstore.com/travel-tourism/80146/travel-and-tourism-in-russia Published: Nov 2014 | No. Of Pages: 150 Pages PDF: $ 1950 | Site Licence : $ 3900 |Enterprise Wide Licence :$ 5850 Summary The travel and tourism sector in Russia...

  47. Standarizationg in Tourism

    Standardization in tourism - IE WIKI https://ie-wiki.uni-muenster.de/index.php?title=Standardization_in_tour... Standardization in tourism From IE WIKI Group 4 (WS 09/10) Contents 1 Introduction 2 Challenges 3 Approaches 3.1 Classification and Quality signs in tourism 3.1.1 German hotel classification...

  48. The Making of Modern Kenya

    country was in shock; President Kibaki had seemed headed for defeat after early results showed Odinga with a one-million vote lead. In the Nairobi slum of Kibera, opposition candidate Odinga's stronghold, people took to the streets in protest after hearing the news. They were chanting "No peace! No...

  49. Slums During the Urbanization Process of Turkey

    Experience Slums During the Urbanization Process of Turkey The word ‘slum’ was firstly mentioned by a writer called James Hardy Vaux, in his book ‘Vocabulary of the Flash Language’ which was published in 1812[1]. At those times ‘slum’ was also a synonym of illegal commerce. Today, ‘slum’ is used to...

  50. Types of Tourism

    Sustainable tourism The concept of sustainable tourism is directly associated with the ethic of sustainable development, which deduces sustainable tourism as addressing the needs of present tourists and local communities while protecting and enhancing opportunities for the future. It suggests tourism that...

  51. Introduction of Tourism Industry in Mauritius Tourism Essay

    The Tourism In Mauritius Tourism Essay This part of the theoretical discussion gives an overview of Mauritius as a tourist destination. A general introduction to the cultural and geographical background with a description of tourism characteristics, attractions, as well as seasonal aspects is presented...

  52. Urban Development & Growing Slums

    Urbanisation and Growing Slums: Challenges for Administration Ankita Singh M.Phil Scholar, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy. Banaras Hindu University. India is passing through a phase of rapid urbanization, which has been ushered by general development, industrialization...

  53. Slum Rehabilitation in Mumbai.

    SLUM REHABILITATION IN MUMBAI. Ms. Purva Dewoolkar. K.R.V.I.A M Arch 1st year Urban Designing Prof. Manoj Parmar; Prof. Vikas Dilawari Seminar 31 October 2011 SLUM REHABILITATION IN MUMBAI. Contents 1. Abstract........

  54. Blud Travel and Tourism

    Travel & Tourism Information Pack A description of the Travel & Tourism component industries and examples of Domestic Inbound and Outbound organisations within them Unit one – Task one – Tara Kenna Short definitions of different types of tourism Domestic Domestic tourism relates to individuals...

  55. Tourism and Local People

    Tourism is one of the most effective ways of redistributing wealth, by moving money into local economies from other parts of the country and overseas. It brings income into a community that would otherwise not be earned. Economic benefits Economic benefits resulting from tourism can take a number of...

  56. Medical tourism

    ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ------------------------------------------- Topic: Medical tourism – a new approach to treatment – benefits and disadvantages, a new role for nurses – the trend of Medical Tourism in Asia Supervisor: Dr. Phạm Thị Liên, MBA Dept. Group: Vũ Thị Xoan (Leader) ...

  57. Career Opportunities in Tourism Sector

    Career Options in Travel and Tourism Industry The tourism sector of India is one of the largest revenue earning industry in the country. According to a report by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (released in November 2011), about 5.78 million international tourists visited various parts...

  58. Travel and Tourism in China to 2018

    Summary China’s travel and tourism sector recorded a marginal growth during the review period (2009-2013).Domestic tourism is the major contributor to the sector and increased from 1.01 billion in 2009 to 1.45 billion in 2013. Government initiatives focusing on domestic tourism, infrastructure development...

  59. Introduction to Tourism Industry

    Introduction to Tourism Industry Tourism is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people who "travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for more than twenty-four (24) hours and not more than one consecutive year...

  60. Brazilian Favelas

    This is no nightmare; it is very real. This is a description of a typical favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Plainly, “favela” is the translation of “slum” in Portuguese. There isn’t one specific favela- in Rio de Janeiro alone, there are over 750 located all around the city and on hillsides. The reason...