Free Essays on Slum Tourism

  1. Slums

    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. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Performance Problem and Prospect of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church(Eotc) in the Tourism Sector

    Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church(EOTC) in the Tourism Sector BY: SELAM EDIMOND CHAPTER ONE 1. Introduction 1. Back ground Tourism is both on actuality and an art. It is partly demand...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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........

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    the case, however; as seen in Katherine Boo’s novel Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. This novel is set in a slum right next to the Mumbai International Airport called Annawadi. It focuses mainly on the life and story of the stories main character. Abdul Husein...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. Informal Settlements in Davao City

    world, evident in unplanned and informal communities. These are examples of the informal sector housing – often described as squatter settlements or “slums” – that represent latent assets and the basis of urban solutions (Bhatt, 2004). In Davao City, the increasing number of informal settlers can...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. Urban problems are the same the world over and require the same solution to what extent do you agree with this view

    area more than half of that population live in poverty in slums, which cover huge sectors of the area. The Dharavi slum is a great example of over cramming of members of the population in small areas of space. They are known as the Dharavi Slums. Although it doesn’t seem the same, we suffer from similar...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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)...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. Compare the Attitudes to Poverty in the Films You Have Studied for This Topic

    chance of escaping the slum of Soweto in Johannesburg and therefore turns to a life of violent crime. This is a recurring theme in all three films, suggesting that there is a strong link between crime and poverty. Tsotsi himself represents the struggle for many citizens of the slums to escape poverty and...

  31. 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,...

  32. Challenges of Living in a Mega City

    with land ownership. This problem extenuates the gap being made between the people who have and the people who don’t. The continued expanse of the slums being built around these cities creates the informal economy and account for mass amounts of the population. For example, 50% of the population in...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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 ...

  38. ‘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...

  39. Poverty Tourism: a Question of Ethics?

    Poverty Tourism. A Question of Ethics? Abstract Poverty tourism is a modern form of tourism, where tourists travel to less developed places to observe the lives of impoverished and disadvantaged communities, typically located in the Third World. While experience seeking has emerged as a popular...

  40. 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...

  41. 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...

  42. Squatter Settlement in Kenya

    cases of the Kibera, Mathare, Korogocho, mariguini, mukuru, fuata Nyayo, Sinai, Mutindwa market, Mwaroto(Dandora), Kiang’ombe, Bangladesh among other slums and informal settlements. In most cases the homelessness occurs where one is forcefully evicted from a land where he/she has been squatting and has...

  43. 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...

  44. City of God Film Review

    “favelas” or slums had grown to astronomical sizes, containing mass amounts of impoverished people. These favelas were overrun by hunger, filth, drugs, and disorder, making them extremely unsuitable places to live. While the police and government do not get involved with the issues of the slums, security...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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...

  48. 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 ...

  49. Urbanization in Third World Countries

    any of the things that we just have to enjoy, like cars clothes candy drugs television and entertainment. Eventually large slums develop around or inside of the cities, in these slums; large groups of poor and uneducated people end up living together in poverty. The World Bank met in 1999 to address these...

  50. 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...

  51. 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...

  52. 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...

  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. 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,...

  56. Globalization of Tourism

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

  57. 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...

  58. 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...

  59. 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...

  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...