Free Essays on Slum Tourism

  1. economic development

    development is one of the issues that was discussed in Chapter four of our textbook. This is an interesting issue, especially when we look at slum tourism. Slum tourism happens when people go to a developing country for a price. Some people say it is good to do this because it educates people and puts money...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Brazil Tourism

    and fauna are scattered across vast regions (St Louis 2010). ㆍThe history of tourism in Brazil Although Brazil is the biggest country in South America and has an abundance of cultural and environmental diversity, tourism has been generally ignored by both policy makers and the private division (Santana...

  5. Geography Case study

    Case Study Guide 2012-2013 Housing Conditions in Mumbai Type of Housing Location in Mumbai Pavement Dwellers Edge of Dharavi Slum Dwellers Dharavi Wadi’s Edge of Dharavi High Rise Dwellers Central Conditions • Cardboard / poorly constructed houses (made by...

  6. Talent Management

    Study on Tourism in Bangladesh Rajib Kanti Das* , Jaba Chakraborty Faculty of Business Administration, BGC Trust University Bangladesh, BGC Biddyanagar, Chandanaish, Chittagong, Bangladesh: Mobile: 8801716-101740 * E-mail of the corresponding author: rajibkantidas@hotmail.com Abstract Tourism is one of...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. student and poor

    orphan guy from slum Mumbai who wanted to experience the biggest day of his life; with the whole Indian nation watching -the show, ‘Who Want to a Millionaire? He answered all the question and won 20 million Ropes, he make a victory in history of the show but he is poor and uneducated from slum Mumbai this...

  10. “First World/ Third World City” Dichotomy

    general overview of Third World countries environment. In many parts of United States (U.S) itself, there are many major cities that are considered as slums and filled with the problems that most Third World city usually has. In addition, the Third World city in the US also associated with the growing number...

  11. Republic Day

    first Smoke Free City of the country. Various mega projects including Le Corbusier Center, Education City, Modern Terminal Market, Housing project for Slum Dwellers, Warehousing project, Milk Village etc. are in the pipeline. The upcoming Chandigarh International Airport will further boost the stature of...

  12. Egypt

    pollution in every single thing, finding poor people in every single thing, finding poor people in every single street that you walk in, and there are many slums that are starting to grow more and more. Feeling unsafe in your country is also one of this horrible things that we are facing. There are so much...

  13. Jet Airway in India

    Operations, Sales and Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Communications. She has wide exposure in the fields of travel hospitality and tourism. In her current role, she is responsible for corporate communication and maintaining public relations. Ms. Monica Chopra, Company Secretary,...

  14. City Development Plan - Pune - Jnnurm

    urban has grown 5 times 28% of India‘s population lives in the Urban areas,which is projectetd to go to 40% by 2011 As per 2001 estimates the slum population is estimated at 61.8 million Tremendous amount of pressure on the urban basic infrastructure and services It is estimated that over a...

  15. Kiberia

    people have to face living there. Kibera is mostly known as a huge slum area and is a division of the Nairobi area which is in Kenya located in the East of Africa. It is a neighbour to the city of Nairobi and Kibera is the largest Slum area in the whole of Africa. Kibera's population is near 2.5million...

  16. Drought in Dharavi

    Survival Comes First In Mumbai Slums 3:38pm UK, Friday December 11, 2009 Anna Botting, Sky News presenter The slum-dwellers of Dharavi still talk about when director Danny Boyle came to town to shoot Slumdog Millionaire. [pic] Trash is turned into treasure in the slums - and the community thrives ...

  17. Higher Education

    India, Korea and China. It has already enrolled 1000 professionals from 45 countries for its graduate programme. It has also offered an M.Sc. in Tourism and Travel Management recently. The online degree of Universities 21 has been well received in the world market and the degree certificate awarded...

  18. SOC 300 Midterm Exam

    to: Question 16 Which of the following is necessary for slum residents to improve their lives? Question 17 All of the following are primary reasons people in developing nations move to cities EXCEPT: Question 18 Government policy toward slums in cities such as Lagos and Rio de Janeiro could BEST be...

  19. City Development of Burhanpur

    anchored on public participation. INTRODUCTION The city LOCATION MAP BURHANPUR The city of Burhanpur also has a high slum population and all ward in the city has been declared as slums. Since Burhanpur used to be a center for handlooms and handicrafts; interactions with artisans to revive these crafts...

  20. crimes

    1 of 25 Government of India Ministry of Tourism STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN Section 1: Vision, Mission, Objectives and Functions Vision 1. To achieve a superior quality of life for People of India through development and promotion of tourism, which would provide a unique opportunity for...

  21. Srinivas

    the ground level. Topic: Awas Yojana Q. What the actions have been taken by Government of India to address the issue of slums and urban poverty? In a bid to address the issue of slums and urban poverty, the Government of India has undertaken several measures through the five-year plans as well as other...

  22. tourism

    to learn from this project how benefits of tourism can reach out to poor and whether same can be replicated in my state Bihar. I think that I will a great help to my uncle who now serving as an IAS officer ( secy. of Tourism Dept) for the development of tourism and its benefits to the poor people. I also...

  23. An Overview of Urban Regeneration

    boundaries, urban tourism has become an important economic source for city areas. Either in developed countries or developing countries, tourism has been allowed to be placed as an important urban function. This study will emphasize on the urban regeneration in sense of designing an urban tourism. The study...

  24. 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...

  25. 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,...

  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. Dharavi

    dharavi!! toc: 1)dump the slums 2)article on unmployement 3)previous years contributuion 4)how is it adding to traffic in Mumbai? 5)how is tourism affected? 1)Wow our country is popular for one thing-dharavi sums,the biggest in our continent.the negative impacts of slums outweights the positive...

  28. SOC 300 Midterm Exam ( 40 40 Correct Answers )

    Question 16 Which of the following is necessary for slum residents to improve their lives? Question 17 All of the following are primary reasons people in developing nations move to cities EXCEPT: Question 18 Government policy toward slums in cities such as Lagos and Rio de Janeiro could BEST...

  29. 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...

  30. tourism

    to learn from this project how benefits of tourism can reach out to poor and whether same can be replicated in my state Bihar. I think that I will a great help to my uncle who now serving as an IAS officer ( secy. of Tourism Dept) for the development of tourism and its benefits to the poor people. I also...