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WHY PEOPLE TRAVEL TO FAR AWAY PLACES Introduction People travel from one location to the other for various reasons. Some of the reasons are Recreation purposes, visiting family and friends, religious pilgrimages, trade, migration etc. In this report, the main focus will be traveling for Recreation purposes in line with the main subject of study, Tourism. Tourism Traveling pr...
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Tourism essays / Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main, city in west central Germany, in Hessen, a port on the Main River. It is a major manufacturing, financial, commercial, and transportation center, served by rail lines and the Rhine-Main Airport, the most important in Germany. Manufactures include machinery, electrical equipment, chemicals (notably in the Höchst district), pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, clothing, an...
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Tourism essays / Marco Polo
The city of Korcula, in the opinion of its many distinguished visitors throughout its rich history, is one of the most attractive and best preserved towns from the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean area. The island of the same name is one in the long string of 'pearls' forming great archipelago that runs along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea; rightfully the pride of the Republic of...
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Albania GOVERNMENT Albania s government is a parliament democracy. There branches of government are Executive Branch President of Republic (chief of the state), Prime Minister (head of the government), Council of Ministries (appointed by the President). Legislative Branch People s Assembly (unicameral, 140 seats). Judicial Supreme Court. ECONOMY Albania s GDP is $2.88 billion. ...
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Tourism essays / Say Hi To Washington
“Say Hello To Our Nations Capital” There are many choices for a person looking to go on a vacation. Tourists travel for a variety of reasons. Some travel to better educate themselves, others travel for entertainment purposes, then there are those who travel simply to relax and have a good time. What ever the reason, a person looking for any or all of these things can find them in W...
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Introduction This essay discusses the environmental impact of tourism on Antarctica. The subheading Description will give an overview of the continent, highlight the unique landscape, weather patterns and research stations making up some of the tourist attractions of this continent. The subheading Tourism in Antarctica gives an account of the type of tourist Antarctica attracts and the...
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Tourism essays / St. Augustine Volcano
St. Augustine Volcano Augustine Volcano is the most frequently active and the youngest of the Cook Inlet volcanoes. Detterman considered Augustine to be entirely Quaternary and Johnston concluded that volcanism at Augustine began during the late Pleistocene Moosehorn glacial advance 19,000-15,500 IBP. Since its discovery by Captain James Cook in 1778, Augustine Volcano has had seven historical ...
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This three-hour made-for-television epic based on the classic Chinese story Journey to the West is an engaging mix of fantasy and martial-arts adventure, and it features a veritable tsunami of special effects. The plot involves an American China scholar (played by Thomas Gibson) whose knowledge of Asian mythology becomes astoundingly useful when he is magically transported into other dime...
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Tourism essays / Worm Holes
Worm Holes and Time Travel It is believed that our universe is curved like a U shape (see figure 1-1). For a while, it was only believed that you could travel back in time. It was never thought that you could travel into the future. Stephen Hawking had a theory that there are loops or shortcuts in the universe that could “warp” you from one part of space to another. He called it a ...
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Tourism essays / Asteroids
The universe is a shooting gallery and earth is the bullseye. The earth is always under threat of a doomesday asteroid that will wipe out civilization. There are over one thousand asteroids traveling toward earth and only three quarters are accounted for. Where are the other one forth? No one knows because the government doesn't fund NASA astrologists enough to cover the astroids. Just one impac...
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Tourism essays / Lisbon Earthquake
The earthquake began at 9:30 on November 1st, 1755, and was centered in the Atlantic Ocean, about 200 km WSW of Cape St. Vincent. The total duration of shaking lasted ten minutes and was comprised of three distinct jolts. Effects from the earthquake were far reaching. The worst damage occurred in the south-west of Portugal. Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, was the largest and the most im...
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Tourism essays / Travel Agents
Travel Agents Travel agents make travel arrangements for individuals or groups. They plan itineraries, make reservations for hotels, transportation, or tours. Also, prepare tickets, suggest places to go, give brochures, and gives all the information to the person traveling. In this job you have to atlears have a high school diploma. Many vocational schools offer 6-12 week full-ti...
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Tourism essays / Tsunamis
A tsunami is a wave train, or series of waves, generated in a body of water. Earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, and even the impact of cosmic bodies, such as meteorites, can generate tsunamis. These waves can savagely attack coastlines, causing devastating property damage and loss of life. In English, the word “tsunami” means "harbor wave." Represented by two ...
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Tourism essays / Tsunamis
Tsunami is a Japanese word with the English translation, "harbor wave." Represented by two characters, the top character, "tsu," means harbor, while the bottom character, "nami," means "wave." In the past, tsunamis were sometimes referred to as "tidal waves" by the general public, and as "seismic sea waves" by the scientific community. The term "tidal wave" is a misnomer; although a tsunami...
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Out of all the natural disasters that we talk about in class, the most deadly would have to be a Tsunami. Compared to earthquakes, Tsunamis have cause more deaths since 1945. A Tsunami is likely to strike anywhere on the west coast, including Santa Cruz in California – United States – North America – 36:58:24N 122:02:09W. A Tsunami is a giant “wave” of water ...
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Tourism essays / Tsunami 2
Tsunamis have occurred on many occasions all around the world. Volcanic eruptions, landslides, earthquakes, and other natural disasters have caused these massive waves. A tsunami is a towering ocean wave generated by tectonic displacements such as undersea earthquakes, landslides, cosmic collisions, or volcanic eruptions. There is a common misconception that a tsunami is a tidal wave. Although ...
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Tourism essays / Tsunamis
TSUNAMIS There are Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Floods, Fires and Avalanches. Then there are Tsunamis, The often overlooked stress relief system of the earth. Tsunamis are huge waves often called Tidal Waves but they have nothing to do with the diurnal pattern of high and low tides. Tsunami is a Japanese word used as the scientific term for seismic sea wave, a large ocean wave caused by an under...
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Tourism essays / Tsunamis
There are Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Floods, Fires and Avalanches. Then there are Tsunamis, The often overlooked stress relief system of the earth. Tsunamis are huge waves often called Tidal Waves but they have nothing to do with the diurnal pattern of high and low tides. Tsunami is a Japanese word used as the scientific term for seismic sea wave, a large ocean wave caused by an undersea earthquak...
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Tourism essays / Tsunamis
TsunamisThere are Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Floods, Fires and Avalanches. Then there are Tsunamis, The often overlooked stress relief system of the earth. Tsunamis are huge waves often called Tidal Waves but they have nothing to do with the diurnal pattern of high and low tides. Tsunami is a Japanese word used as the scientific term for seismic sea wave, a large ocean wave caused by an unders...
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Tsunami When one thinks of all the natural disasters, that could effect the Maryland and Washington D.C. area they often think of hurricanes and snowstorms. They often forget about the possibility of a tsunami. A tsunami, often referred to as a “tidal wave”, is a wave train, or series of waves, generated in a body of water by an impulsive disturbance that vertically displaces...
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Tourism essays / Thailand
THAILAND International Marketing October 13, 1998 Thailand was Siam for most of its history. It is unique among southeast countries because it was never colonized by Europe. This phenomena affects the very nature of the land and its people to this day. The Thais call their country "Prathet Thai," which can be translated as "Land of the Free." Thai people came from China's Pamir...
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Tourism essays / Thailand
THAILAND International Marketing October 13, 1998 Thailand was Siam for most of its history. It is unique among southeast countries because it was never colonized by Europe. This phenomena affects the very nature of the land and its people to this day. The Thais call their country "Prathet Thai," which can be translated as "Land of the Free." Thai pe...
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Phad Thai, a Small Taste of a Large Cultural Heritage Whenever Americans think of oriental cuisine it seems they automatically visualize Chinese food, but the Orient has many other cultures each with their own distinctive styles of cooking. Of course it is only natural for people to automatically equate Chinese food as synonymous with oriental cuisine since it has been the dominant type of orie...
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Tourism essays / Thailand's Economy
Asia has been the world's economic miracle for the last 30 years. South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines have achieved remarkable rates of growth, building high quality manufacturing industries in everything from clothes to computers. Why then, are these economic tigers now struggling with collapsing currencies and plunging stock markets? The simple answer is debt....
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Tourism essays / Great Swiss Mountain Dog
Dogs I. The Great Swiss Mountain Dog A breed descended from the great Molloser that accompanied Hannibal across the Alps when he invaded Rome. Swissys were used by Swiss farmers to haul carts to market and as drivers to drive their cattle. Many Swissys still retain these working abilities today. The breed was used as late as World War II as pack dogs by the Swiss Army The breed w...
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Tourism essays / Turning Point
Biggest Turning Point Study in America since 15 years old was the biggest turning point in my life. I was told by my parents that I have to go to America, after finish my freshmen year in high school. Thinking that I have to live in the different society and the foreign-speaking environment, I was both thrilled and scared. It was in the summer of 1995. I had attended the summer camp ...
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Tourism essays / Abortion
Asian Crisis The crisis began in Thailand in July 1997 and spread to Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, then to Hong Kong, Korea and Japan. Financial systems in Thailand, Korea and Japan all came under intense strain, but nowhere as destructively as in Indonesia, which by early 1998 had become the worst-affected victim. The 1997 Asian financial meltdown began in Thailand on July 2...
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Essay IV Is Literacy a Good Thing? How many times do you remember saying to yourself, “I don’t want to go to school today.”, or seen commercials where children do whatever it takes to stay home? Well lets just say your not alone, however if you had the government on you, making sure you went, do you still think you would’ve said that, or even worried about anything else like a...
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Almost every person in today's society has been affected by the common cold at one time or another. The symptoms could include a headache or a fever. Usually it yields to the immune system, thus letting the carrier return to the daily routine that is followed. However, imagine a disease so lethal, that every person who comes in contact with it perishes. This is the risk that a majority ...
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With a population of over three million, the Republic of Lebanon is an Arab state in western Asia. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land on the Eastern Shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The most populated and most recognized city in Lebanon is Beirut, the capital. The official tree of Lebanon is the Cedar Tree and the official language is Arabic, although English and French is commonly spoken...
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Tourism essays / Great Wall Of China
The Great Wall of China Around 220 BC the Chinese state of Qin conquered the warring factions ofthe then divided area we now call China. Through fierce battle and thefirstChinese use of cavalry, the Qins were able to defeat the kingdoms ofHan,Sung,Yen, Yueh, Qi, Chou, Chao, Chu, Wei, Wey, Wu, and Lu andsuccessfully ended the Chou dynasty. After successfully conquering all of China,...
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Tourism essays / The Peace Bridge
The Peace Bridge and Buffalo What can construction do for an area? The construction of an office building may bring in a firm, corporation, or company. The construction of a sporting arena may keep a team where it currently is, or bring a new team to that area. For example, the construction of the HSBC Arena kept the Sabres in Buffalo. The construction of a casino may bring in tourists, ...
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Tourism essays / Barbados
Barbados Barbados is a small, independent country with a population of about 252,000 people, located in the Caribbean Sea, and is the most easterly island of the West Indies. Barbados is the second smallest country in the western hemisphere and is located about two hundred miles North – North East of Trinidad and about one hundred miles East – South East of St. Lucia. The one...
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Essay Ken Hutchinson In 1994 the UK had a Balance of Payments current account deficit. Explain the possible effects that this deficit might have upon the economy Discuss what, if anything the UK Government could have done to reduce or eliminate this current account deficit. The balance of payments is a record of one country's trade dealings with the rest of the world. Any transaction...
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Tourism essays / Hinduism
Pilgrimage to tirthas, India's sacred zones, is one of the oldest strands of the Hindu tradition, and one of the most prominent forms of popular piety practiced in India today. Tirthas are "crossing places" which act as portals linking heaven and earth. There are many different types of tirthas. There are tirthas whose sanctity is imbued in the landscape, such as the Himalayan mountain...
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Economic Development of Hawaii Hawaii, with an area of 28,313 sq. km (10,932 sq. mi.), is the 43rd largest state in the U.S.; 6.9% of the land is owned by the federal government. It consists mainly of the Hawaiian Islands, eight main islands and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. The major islands in order of size are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau, and Kahool...
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Tourism essays / Tourism In Brazil
1. Introduction This paper is a brief overview of Brazil as a country and as a tourism destination. Brazil has an enormous potential to be the number one tourism destination in the whole world, however many aspects must be improved. The last chapter will describe how different factors are affecting the hospitality business in Brazil. From a research point of view, Brazil was somehow difficult ...
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Tourism essays / Andorra
As a member of United Nations, I take great pride in representing my Country of Andorra. As a citizen of Andorra and a part of the UN, I am here to voice the opinions of Andorra on this important issue of GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, and the potential risks they might implement. We understand the seriousness of the issue, also the harm GMO’s might represent and the precautions all ...
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The Issue of Tourism in Canada's Provincial ParkI. INTRODUCTION "The capacity to use leisure rightly is the basis of a man's whole life." This observation by Aristotle clearly proves the significance that it holds in our time. Previously, when the struggle for food and shelter took most of a man's time, the ability to use leisure rightly had less significance. Over time there has been a vast...
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Floridians was found in the Gallup polls of the time to be one of the most interventionist of states. During the preceding years there had been a tremendous expansion of Florida’s military facilities. Before the war was over Florida would host more than forty important military installations. During World War II, the Florida tourist industry demonstrated its adaptability. De...
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Tourism essays / Theatre Ontario
THEATRE ONTARIO Theatre Ontario is an association of community, educational and professional theatre organisations and individuals who are dedicated to the development and maintenance of high quality theatre in all parts of the province that is accessible to and reflects all segments of our society. They serve as the centre of the province's information network for people in theatre. The...
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Tourism essays / Barbados
Barbados is an independent country, formerly a British colony, and the most easterly island of the West Indies. Its capital and only port of entry is Bridgetown. The island is underlain with folded sedimentary deposits, and a surface layer of coral attains 90 m (300 ft) in thickness. In the northeastern parts, erosion has exposed rugged ridges and ravines. The climate is warm and pleas...
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Tourism essays / Social Abstracts
Japan, South Korea explore free trade Political differences once in existence between Japan and South Korea once hindered the import and export industries of both companies. Now, with S. Korea's economic recession and Japan's economy staggering, there has been much conversation over the possibility of a free trade zone consisting of the two countries. This meaning the free movement of good, cap...
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Tourism essays / Mountain Gorillas
Half man and half beast. This is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. You ll find then roaming around 7,800 and 11,000 feet, but at low elevations. The gorillas live in...
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Tourism essays / The Great Depression
The Great Depression, the worst economic downfall ever in United States history, began late in 1929. Supposedly triggered by the stock market crash. It lasted for nearly a decade. The main cause for the depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920s and the extensive stock market speculation that took place during the latter part of tha...
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Introduction In 1977, a television production company, Aaron Spelling Productions,had an idea that a luxury cruise ship would be an ideal setting for a television series. The idea became a reality and "The "Love Boat" was born. The series continued in production for over ten years and is still in syndication all over the world. (www.asb.com/usr/indtvprd/loveboat/ lbp2.htm.) "The Love Boat" ...
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Tourism essays / Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park Grand Canyon National Park was established in 1919. Located in northern Arizona, the park contains the world-famous Grand Canyon of the Colorado River and includes the river’s entire course from the southern end of Glen Canyon to the eastern boundary of Lake Mead (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia). The great chasm has a maximum width of 18 mi. within the pa...
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Tourism essays / Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park Grand Canyon National Park was established in 1919. Located in northern Arizona, the park contains the world-famous Grand Canyon of the Colorado River and includes the river’s entire course from the southern end of Glen Canyon to the eastern boundary of Lake Mead (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia). The great chasm has a maximum width of 18 mi. within the park...
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Tourism essays / Cn Tower
So, Why Build A Tower In The First Place? During Toronto's building boom in the early 70's, a serious problem was developing. People were experiencing poor quality television. The pre-skyscraper transmission towers of Toronto stations were simply not high enough anymore.As office buildings were reaching higher and higher, the video reception and radio signaq got weaker and soon became alomst in...
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Analysis of Massachusetts’ Health Care System Merna Chung Massachusetts is located in the northeastern section of the United States with a land area of 7 ,838 sq. miles. It is nicknamed the Bay State. The total population of Massachusetts is 6,016,425. Massachusetts has a white majority with the protection of the rights of minorities. There is no single body responsible for making...
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Tourism essays / Location Of Industries
BUSINESS COURSE ASSIGNMENT FACTORS AFFECTING LOCATION OF A CAR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY Location: Sao Paulo in Brazil Sao Paulo is a perfect location for a car manufacturing industry. It is situated on the coast of Brazil, and is near by to local resources. The many reasons to why I have chosen Sao Paulo and why it is suitable for a car Manufacturing site are: 1. There is good acce...
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Tourism essays / Italian Tourism
YOU would not know it from the English-language signs promising to serve passengers ``quckly'', but Naples' Capodichino airport is British-owned. In August, 70% of it was bought by BAA, a company that also runs, among other things, London's main airport, Heathrow. For the Italian south this is a symbol of hope. Finding an international firm of this calibre willing to invest there has...
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Tourism essays / Cuba
Demographics. Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 90 miles south of Florida. Cuba’s population is 11,096,395 (July 1999 est.). Cuba’s capitol is Havana, and Spanish is the language spoken there. Cuba’s population is 51% mulatto, 37% white, 11% black and 1% Chinese. Economics. The economy in Cuba is depend...
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Tourism essays / Cuba- A Bright Future
CUBA: A Bright Future Introduction: On first glance, Cuba is not what it seams. One might think of the island simply as the last bastion of Communism in an increasingly democratic and capitalistic world. This is increasingly untrue, and can no longer be considered a fact. It is true, however that in the past Cuba has gone to great lengths to make itself isolated, this was simply a tactic t...
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Tourism essays / Smoking
Smoking Your Life Away There are many words that bring conflict to people all over the world, all you have to do is say the word and you can bring all kinds of arguments and debates up. Some of them include: abortion, marijuana, racism, death sentences, smoking, and many more. Smoking is defined as: to inhale and exhale smoke from a cigarette or cigar (Houghton, 393) . There are over 52.8 mil...
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Tourism essays / Buenos Aries
Minister of Tourism for South America I think that being the biggest tourist attraction in the south Americas, Buenos Aires is the most likely place that someone would try to build a spa-complex. Not only is it the most popular tourist attraction in the south Americas, but it is also home to 40% of Argentina’s population with a massive 6.6 million people living there. Situated on...
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Tourism essays / Maya Civilization
The Maya are probably the best known of the classical civilizations of Mesoamerica. Originating in the Yucatan around 2600 B.C., they rose to prominence around A.D. 250. Mesoamerica spans five countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. They inherited a lot of their ideas from the Olmec. The Maya developed astronomy, calendrical systems, and hieroglyphic writing. The Maya ...
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Tourism essays / Crete (Greek Island)
Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. The waters surrounding mainland Greece are dotted with its numerous islands. Crete is the largest island of Greece situated below the Peloponnesian mainland. It stands as a boundary between Europe and Africa. Without a doubt it location has influenced its history, culture and climate. "The island is relatively long and narrow stretchi...
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Charlie 4-10-2001 GEOG 411 The Transition of Puerto Peñasco Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, or to us gringos known as Rocky Point, began its life close to 90 years ago. In the 1920s Puerto Peñasco was known as Cerro de Peñasco and was merely a temporary camp for passing fishermen. Over the years that small fishing camp began to develop into a full fledged fishing community and Americans...
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Tourism essays / Orlando
GENERAL INFORMATION Orlando s metropolitan populations are 164,693 and 1,073,000 people. (Census Bureau) The city is located in Central Florida. Orlando city is 67.3 square miles with the metropolitan area stretching into three counties. Orlando s world renowned tourism sites Walt Disney World, Sea World, Epcot Center, and Universal Studios boost the economy a...
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Hawaii, with an area of 28,313 sq. km (10,932 sq. mi.), is the 43rd largest state in the U.S.; 6.9% of the land is owned by the federal government. It consists mainly of the Hawaiian Islands, eight main islands and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. The major islands in order of size are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau, and Kahoolawe. Population growth has increased by 80,...
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Tourism essays / The Ftaa
The FTAA is the Free Trade Area Americas. Its main goal is to extend the North American Free Trade Agreement to the entire Hemisphere. The FTAA brings together all the leaders of North, South and Central America (except for Cuba) to Quebec for several meetings and negotiations. The FTAA is supposed to adopted no later than 2005. The FTAA was started in December 1994 in Miami. This summit brough...
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Tourism essays / Rocky Point
The Transition of Puerto Pe asco Puerto Pe asco, Mexico, or to us gringos known as Rocky Point, began its life close to 90 years ago. In the 1920s Puerto Pe asco was known as Cerro de Pe asco and was merely a temporary camp for passing fishermen. Over the years that small fishing camp began to develop into a full fledged fishing community and Americans began to notice the potential of the ar...
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The striking beauty of Nepal's landscape stands in stark contrast with the country's wide spread poverty. Landlocked and endowed with few natural resources sustainable for commercial exploitation, Nepal remains one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world with its social indicators one of the lowest in the entire Asia Region. Unlike Australia, whose social welfare system is amon...
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Tourism essays / Asian Tiger
1. How do the variables change throughout the crisis? Variables start to decrease in value. When they start to decrease in value large and powerful companies start buying in a cheaper price. 2. Which variables move together? The Yen fell. Flow of Capital slowed. Region s exporters lost some of their competitive edge. Economy fell. Manufacturing for big companies slows down. 3. Which vari...
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By nature, the state of existence for the hospitality industry is different in any perspective you choose to approach it. Since humanities first existence we have sought oppurtunities to travel, lodge, recreate, and enduldge in diversified food services. Without hindrance, these four industries were forced to become different in any way you approach them. Either historically or economic...
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Saving Costa Rica Costa Rica is an Eco-tourist s paradise. The country holds some of the most beautiful rainforests and rivers in the entire world. The lush habitat of Costa Rica also supports some of the most expansive and diverse flora and fauna in the world. The area of Costa Rica contains over 1000 species of trees, 8000 species of flowering plants, 200 species of mammal, including the be...
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Kenya: A Paradigm for Sustainable Development Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the historical development of Kenya’s nature based tourist industry in order to develop a better understanding of the concepts relating to sustainable tourism in the developing world. I will show how past resource management practices has affected tourism’s carrying capacity. Becaus...
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Tourism essays / Costa Rica
Costa Rica Known for it s natural beauty and gracious people is a small country located in Central America. Located between the countries of Nicaragua and Panama, bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea is a true gem, the Republic of Costa Rica. Located ten degrees north of the equator Costa Rica is in the tropics and even though it is a small country it has a very diverse landscap...
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Tourism essays / Oceans
The Ocean The ocean areas that are the habitat for fish, birds, and other wildlife-are often the most vulnerable. The Ocean is really important to humans and other living species. There are advantages that the ocean offers and there are many dangers that may affect the ocean. Some examples of advantages are tourism, food, transportation and also a source of many materials. Some danger...
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Tourism essays / Hospitality Tourism
Brevard County Tourism D. Grulich 12/8/98 Brevard County is a nice place to visit for the sun, surf, and sand. In addition to the beautiful beaches of Brevard there are other attractions tourists to the area frequent. Such attractions consist of the Kennedy Space Center, Ron Johns Surf Shop, the Astronaut Hall of Fame, the Ace of Hearts Ranch, the Sebastian Inlet and Reserve, the famou...
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Tourism essays / Israel
IsraelI did my report on Israel. Israel is a amazing country. It has been through, and is still going through, a lot. Israel is located on the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. The land is 45% arid zones. Here it is very hot. 25% is plains, and valleys. 16% of the land is mountains, 9% is Rift Valley, and 5% is the Coastal Strip. The total population (1...
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Tourism essays / Volcanoes
Volcanoes What is a Volcano? The scientific definition of a volcano is a geological landform, consisting of a fissure in the earth s crust, above which a cone of volcanic material has accumulated. The cone is formed by the deposition of molten or solid matter that flows or is ejected through the vent from the interior of the earth. At the top of the cone is a bowl shaped vent called a crater (D...
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Tourism essays / Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic In 1999, the Dominican Republic continued its miracle growth rate of 8.3%. This was one of the world’s highest growth rates in 1999. In the previous 4 years before, the growth rate of the Dominican Republic was on average, a little over 7%. “The Dominican Republic now leads the world in economic growth. Who would have thought this possible?” In the late 80’s...
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Tourism essays / Coral Reef
Coral reefs are arguably the world s most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called the rainforests of the oceans, because of the rich diversity of life they support. Scientists have not yet finished counting the thousands of different species of plants and animals that use or live in the coral reef. There are three types of coral reefs: fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and atolls. Fringing...
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The introduction of gambling into a community has various effects on local businesses. In a lot of cases new river boats are introduced in areas that are economically depressed in hopes of reviving the community. Supporters of legalized gambling feel that the casinos increase tourism and causes growth in the retail sales industry, and restaurants. Most casinos are not succeeding at the expen...
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Tourism essays / Cad
Explain what is meant by a Current Account Deficit and why is it considered 'bad' to have an increasing CAD? The Current Account Deficit generally means that our nation is spending more than it earns. This means that we have to borrow from other countries in order to pay for the things we purchase (imports). When we borrow from them we have to pay interest rates and these are additions to the or...
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Assets of Enforced Foreign Language Studies The United States of America is a nation that has a lot of influence in this world. The U.S. is always interacting with foreign nations, which of course speak foreign languages. If the U.S. is going to be interacting with these nations constantly, then there has to be someone that will translate. In order for this to happen learning a foreign lang...
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Tourism essays / Italy
The Republic of Italy is located in Southern Europe. In Italy, the economy of the North and the economy of the South are dramatically different. This difference is reflected in the population breakdown of Italy. In fact, more than two-thirds of Italy s 57.6 million people live in the urban north. For my third module paper, I will discuss Italy s economy. Concentrating on the role that manuf...
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Tourism essays / Business
During the 19th century, the untied Sates went under a dramatic transformation. The industrial revolution began. Machines determined everything. The most important machine that was invented in the 19th century was the railroad. It was the first Big Business that started this century. Even though it took a lot of money to run, the railroads made up for it because business s, factories, tourism, e...
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Yemen: A Focus on Development for the Oil and Tourism Industries Yemen, a third world country desperately trying to achieve 2nd or even 1st world status, is in the midst of turmoil and tribulation in trying to bail out their economy and increase their level of reform. Since 1995, the Yemeni government began to implement a large scale program of reform. The program was formulated...
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Rhinoceros Endangerment There are five types of rhinoceros on Earth. They are the Indian, Sumatran, Javan, Black, and White rhinos. All five species of rhinos are very close to extinction. The rhino population made a rapid decrease in the 1970’s when half of the world’s rhinos disappeared. There are an estimated 10,500 rhinos left worldwide. Their endangerment was cause by several...
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Tourism essays / Fot You
4Sex Tourism in ThailandAs we enter a new millenium the post-colonial nations in the world are still searching for ways to compete in an increasingly globalized, consumption driven economic environment. Many developing countries have speculated that Tourism is an effective catalyst for development as well as increased international understanding. Thailand, who has embraced tourism as the ke...
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Tourism essays / Sex Travel In Thailand
Sex Tourism In Thailand Sex Tourism in Thailand As we enter a new millenium the post-colonial nations in the world are still searching for ways to compete in an increasingly globalized, consumption driven economic environment. Many developing countries have speculated that Tourism is an effective catalyst for development as well as increased international understanding. Thailand, who has embr...
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Tourism essays / Hawaii
Hawaii Hawaii is a state that attracts tourists because of its history, geography, entertainment, and culture. It is well known for its volcanoes, beaches, and climate. For these reasons, tourism is the main thing Hawaii is known for. Hawaii was recordivly discovered on January 18, 1778, by 2 explorers, James Cook and Captain Clerke. They went to the shore of Kealakekua Bay, where th...
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Tourism essays / Carribbean Politics
Ethnic Affairs of The State All men are created equal. In the books this statement is valid, but in everyday life we have a long way to go before this becomes more than just a perception. The Caribbean Islands that were once only populated by blacks has now become a white man s world. Whites have forced their ideas on the whole world and just about everyone has accepted them. The actions an...
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Much to Marine Atlantic s disappointment, the one hour ferry service from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island is being eliminated by a ten minute drive across one of the most impressive structures in North America. Confederation Bridge is scheduled to be completed by May 31st, 1997, just 44 months after construction began. The bridge has been one of the most controversial topics in Atlant...
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Tourism essays / Unemployment
Unemployment is one of the major economics problems. People who are considered unemployed are those who are seeking work or laid off for more then a week. There are many different reasons why a person could be unemployed. Three of those causes are cyclical, structural and seasonal unemployment. The government tries to find solutions in order to reduce unemployment by making up policies. Cyclica...
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Tourism essays / Economic Development
If we look at the world as if for the very first time through the eyes of an economist, we will be able to fully understand and appreciate the steps that each and every country must take in order to become fully grown. There are five main stages of development these stages, though inevitable according to Karl Marx indirectly generate many problems that may render a country economically unstabl...
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Tourism essays / Venezuela
THE THIRD WORLD NATION OF VENEZUELA Venezuela, officially Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is the sixth largest country in South America, unique in landscape, flora, fauna, and wild life that rivals the larger nations in South America. In fact, due to it's uniqueness, Venezuela is as much a Caribbean country as it is a South American one. Venezuela lies at the northern extreme of S...
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If Quebec were to separate, this would certainly have a devastating impact on Canadian society. What many upholders of the separation issue do not realize is that Quebec's needs as a province are being met by Canada's current federal system. The fact that Canada is bilingual is its greatest attribute and changing that would change Canada's stature in the world. The many advantages that Quebec ...
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Tourism essays / Switzerland
Switzerland is located in central Europe. Switzerland is also known as “Confoederatio Helvetica”, therefore the abbreviation of CH. “Confiederatio” stands for “confereration”, “Helvetica” derives for the Latin word “Helvetier”, the name of the people who lived in the area which later became Switzerland. The capital of Switzerland is Bern, which was founded in 1191. ...
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Tourism essays / Crown Casino
The casino industry in Australia operates under an environment of uncertainty. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Australia s 13 casinos recorded a total operating loss of $288 million in 97-98. Outsiders predict a gloomy future for the casino industry in the next few years due to the reduction in international high rollers and the low level of management talent in Australia s youn...
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In the year 2030, the Golden State, also known as California, will sink in the sea due to an earthquake reading 10.0 on the rictor scale. All famous landmarks such as Hollywood, the Walk of Fame, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Disney Land, will be swallowed up. The main problem is where to rebuild Disney Land. Some people say that Disney would go well in Arizona since there isn’t ...
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The Borderlands: 1880 - 1940 The time of change in the region called the "borderlands" occurred during the period between 1880 and 1940. The region became urbanized and ended its years of isolation from the rest of the world. In the past the region s economy was based on ranching and farming. As the region became more urbanized the economy changed. The economy did not change equally between the...
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Tourism essays / Key West
Key West Key West is many people's paradise. It has dazzling waters, beautiful beaches, and a wonderful climate. This tiny island is located off the southernmost part of Florida is the only true tropical island in the United States. Thousands of people from all over the world come to Key West every year for the relaxing lifestyle and rich culture. As well as being rich in culture it...
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Tourism essays / Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo, Mexico has become an internationally acclaimed tourist development area over the past six years. This may be a difficult concept to grasp considering the states economic condition at the end of the 20th, and the first decade of the 21st century. The current status of a tourism haven was not easily accomplished. It took many years of cooperative tourism planning amongst the...
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Tourism essays / Hoover Dam
Rivers are extremely important to western settlers. The Hoover Dam generates more than 2,000 megawatts of electricity and provides flood and irrigation control. The dam stands 725 feet tall and lets close to 25 billion gallons of water a day through it. Over half of the area around the dam is dry but it is very fertile. The dam is a good way to irrigate these fertile dry lands and...
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Dean MacCannell s puts forth an articulate and well-explained account of modern tourism as the quest for authenticity. Particularly interesting are the scattered quotes from the likes of such well-seasoned travelers as Claude Levi-Strauss and Daniel J. Boorstin. In addition, MacCannell s writing contains lengthy, yet indispensable, definition and analysis of terms like the front and back ...
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Tourism essays / Antartica - Proposal
Antarctica, located almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle, is a continent of extremes. It is the Earths coldest, driest, windiest, iciest, most isolated, most unpolluted, most fragile and most infertile continent. It remains an untouched and pristine wilderness. The fact that it lacks a centralised government causes it to be susceptible to much disputes between various groups of peo...

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