TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE TOURISM
TRAVEL AND ADVENTURETOURISM
WE WILL DISCUSS.What is Tourism?2 types of models for business travel and tourismWorld Travel and Tourism in IndiaAdventure Tourism in IndiaTypes of AdventuresThe tourism marketNew Products of Tourism industryService providers
ContFacts and analysis
Contribution to the world economy
WHAT IS TOURISM? Tourism comprises the activities of persons traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for the purpose of leisure, business and other purposes.
What are different categories of Tourism?
LeisureCulturalNatural BasedScientific/EducationalBusiness TravelerService
2 TYPES OF BUSINESS MODELSFOR TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRY Pursuit of profit in distribution of products which comprise a trip (commission income)
Gaining profit by creating value in total with original ideas/Arrangement added to combination of tour products (value added income)2 TYPES OF BUSINESS MODELSFOR TRAVEL & TOURISM
WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURISM IN 2007In 2007, the Travel & Tourism Industry around theworld is expected to:
Generate US$7 billion of economic activity, 13.2 trillion by 2017
10.4% of the total global Gross Domestic Product
231,222,000 jobs representing 8.3% of total employmentWORLD TRAVEL & TOURISM IN INDIA
THE TOURISM MARKETSectors volatility- world eventChanging consumer expectations and travelTechnology implicationsPublic policy influenceInfrastructure dependencyEnvironmental implicationsChanging distribution systemsCompetitive landscape
TOURISM INDUSTRY-Service Providers
ORIGINTravel AgenciesOutbound OperatorsInformation Services TRAVELCruise LinesAirlinesRailBusBoatDESTINATIONInbound OperatorsTour BusesHotels / Motels / LodgesTour GuidesRestaurants / Food ServicesNightlife / Entertainment
BrandingPromotionMarketingInvestmentAir connectivityRESPECTIVE ROLESGovernment sector
TOURISM FACTS & ANALYSIS
Total Domestic Tourists In 2005 3471116.
Total Foreign Tourists In 2005 36842.
Tourists Mostly Visit Assam, Sikkim & Meghalaya.
Tourisms potentials has not resulted in adequate footfalls.
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTHCountries with the largest projected Travel & Tourism Demand in 2006: (US$ Million)
United States1,652,646Japan522,894German 412,607China353,672France 336,535United Kingdom 328,298Spain251,972Italy246,927Canada 189,082Mexico 140,450
ADVENTURE TOURISM IN INDIAIndia Offers a wide range of adventure sports for tourists. Trekking and Skiing in the HimalayasWhite Water Rafting on the Ganges and BeasCamel and Jeep safaris in the deserts of RajasthanParagliding in Himachal, Water sports in Goa Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep and Andaman The perennial challenge of the Himalayas for mountaineersADVENTURE TOURISM ININDIA
NEW PRODUCTS FOR ADVENTURE BUNGY JUMPING
Types Of Adventures
Tourist Arrivals (000. No.)
Tourist Earnings (Rs. Cr.)
Tourist Earnings (Rs. Crores)
CONTRIBUTION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM TO THE WORLD ECONOMY.
In 2004 Travel and Tourism directly accounted for 1.5 trillion USD in Gross Domestic Product and 74 million jobs.
Indirectly Travel and Tourism accounts for 4.22 trillion USD (10%) of the worlds GDP and 215 million jobs (8%) of the worlds employment.
STEPS THAT WILL DRIVE BETTER PERFORMANCE Governments continuation of liberalization policies to attract FDI.
Making TOURISM a priority sector.
Improve inter-state and inter-country communication.
Major investment in general and tourism infrastructure.
Reduction in government barriers to start and operate business.
IMPEDIMENTS TO TOURISMDEVELOPMENT
Lack of basic Infrastructure such as connectivity, Transport facilities, Good Hotels & Tourist Resorts.
Inadequate community participation & private sector initiative & investments.
GOVERNMENT ROLE IN TOURISM INDUSTRY Government stated priority for tourism industryRoads Airports Convention centers
Reduction of expenditure tax on travel agencies
Government classifies hotel to be the infrastructure
PROCESS OF TOURISMIN INDIASUPPLIERSConsumer satisfaction
DISTRIBUTION OF VALUE
LESSONS FROM VALUE CHAIN In long haul destinations, airport determines as much as 60% of total package cost.
Hotels account for as much as 25% of total package costs.
In emerging destination gaps:
Marketing Tour Operators Local Value added Product Development Competition Policy
TOURISM INDUSTRYS LINK WITH HOTEL INDUSTRY
HOTELS DRIVING TOURISM GROWTH
Protect & enhance biodiversityZero wastePollution reductionResponsible sourcing of materials PEOPLE
Cultural sensitivityHealth &safetyAccessibilityVisitors educationRelaxation &funCOMMUNITY
Fair trade & equityProtect culture heritageINFRASTRUCTURE
Innovative designsAdaptation to climate ChangesIntegrated transportation
EconomicValueBenefits to Local economyResponsible marketingLong term vision & commitmentReturns to shareholders
WHAT IS ECOTOURISM?Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment & improves the well being of local people.
THE TRANSFORMATION OF TOURISM More reflexive tourists
New frontiers=> new market segments : ecotourism, adventure tourism
Places as products: cities, theme marks
Tourism as Consumerism
Americanization no longer = modernization and shifting frontier
Epicenters of post-nationalism
Shopping Malls with planes
Growth PolesTHE NEW CULTURE OF AIRPORTSWorking at airport cafeShopping at SCHIPOL Airport, AmsterdamDenver Airport:A locational theme
COLLAPSING GLOBAL TRAVEL SPACES
The end of territorial distance
Consumerism, rather than mobility drives tourism
Travel spaces become places Eg: Consuming places
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