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Tourism and Leisure

Autor:   •  March 8, 2011  •  Research Paper  •  2,102 Words (9 Pages)  •  1,476 Views

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CONTENTS

Abstract

1 Introduction ..............................................3

2 Definitions.........................4

2.1 Tourism

2.2 Event management

2.2.1 Areas of event management.......................4

2.2.2 Subcategories of events ........................4

3 Similarities between events & tourism...................5

3.1 events as a motivator to tourism................5

3.2 building destination branding................5

3.3.1 Support from the government.......................5

4 Differences between events & tourism........................5

5 Negative impacts............................6

6 situation in Australia........................7 7 Conclusion..............................................8

9 Recommendation...........................................8 10 References..............................................9

11 Apendix..............................................10

Abstract

A lot of countries have managed tourism and event to increase their participation in global economy. It's necessary that Mexico adopt these practices to help build a better economic impact. One of the main points that is important to emphasize is that events are made to motivate tourism. This concept's basis relies on the idea that the more people attend events, the more they are the spending towards travelling to the destination (Getz, 2007).

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1. Introduction

Many countries do not take tourism seriously and cannot see that it can be useful for reducing poverty (Croes and Vanegas, 2008). On the other hand, as Croes and Vanegas suggest, many countries have managed to increase their participation in global economy (Croes and Vanegas, 2008). As

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