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Tourism Administration and Management F

Tourism Administration and Management F

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INTRODUCTION
Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational orleisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services insupport of this act. According to the World Tourism Organization,tourists are people who "travel to and stay in places outside theirusual environment for not more than one consecutive year forleisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise ofan activity remunerated from within the place visited".Tourism, however long its incident duration, has become anextremely popular, global activity. In 2004, there were over 763million international tourist arrivals.As a service industry, tourism has numerous tangible andintangible elements. Major tangible elements includetransportation, accommodation, and other components of ahospitality industry. Major intangible elements relate to the purposeor motivation for becoming a tourist, such as rest, relaxation, theopportunity to meet new people and experience other cultures,or simply to do something different and have an adventure.Tourism is vital for many countries, due to the incomegenerated by the consumption of goods and services by tourists,the taxes levied on businesses in the tourism industry, and theopportunity for employment and economic advancement byworking in the industry. For these reasons NGOs and governmentagencies may sometimes promote a specific region as a touristdestination, and support the development of a tourism industryin that area. The contemporary phenomenon of mass tourism maysometimes result in overdevelopment, however alternative forms

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