Types of tourism and types of tourists – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Types of tourism and types of tourists – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

A question related to the taxonomy of tourism products is whether a person participating in a certain type of tourism can be considered a certain type of tourists. For example is a person participating in cultural attraction would be considered a cultural tourist or person doing an activity in a natural setting be described as […]

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Travel Professor – 3S Tourism

Travel Professor – 3S Tourism

In spite of the Roman ruins, the main reason why Rimini gets a lot of tourists numbers is the beautiful beach. It is about 15 kilometers of bright yellow sand, beautiful blue sky, crystal-clear waters. I’m not sure about that crystal-clear waters but anyway water anyway. It’s part of 3S tourism. What’s that? Sun, Sea, […]

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Last Chance Tourism? See it before it sinks!!

Last Chance Tourism? See it before it sinks!!

The travel professor is in Kirbati. Where in the world is Kiribati? It’s right in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. You may well have heard of it because of climate change. It is one of the countries that is most affected by climate change because it’s a low-lying atoll country. There’s 33 different islands […]

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Introduction to Tourism in Australia

Introduction to Tourism in Australia

welcome to Australia and we are in Sydney, the most popular international destination in Australia. Behind me are the two iconic attractions of Sydney: Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge Australia has a rich history: Indigenous Australians arrived to the continent somewhere between 50 and 70 thousand years ago. It was later colonized by […]

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Travel Professor – New Zealand Tourism Marketing

Travel Professor – New Zealand Tourism Marketing

This is Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand is located in South Pacific, but so much South that the climate here is temperate rather than tropical, and it’s actually quite chilly and on the South Island now is the ski season. The capital of New Zealand is Wellington, but Auckland is its largest city. The population […]

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Tourism & Authenticity – Kaliningrad, Russia

Tourism & Authenticity – Kaliningrad, Russia

Authenticity is one of the important concepts in tourism studies. It is considered the tourists while traveling abroad look for authentic, genuine sites to explore local culture and history, but what they often come across is staged authenticity, which is a covert imagining by local residents of their cultural activities in order to satisfy tourists. […]

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Travel Professor – Sex Tourism – Amsterdam

Travel Professor – Sex Tourism – Amsterdam

In this video I look at sex tourism while I’m in Amsterdam. With the video I look in a few sex shops so if you think you might be offended by something you might see in there. I think it’s best if you click away now. Set tourism is quite a complicated topic. Some of […]

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Cultural Tourism – Taxco, Mexico

Cultural Tourism – Taxco, Mexico

We are in Taxco in the state of Guerrero which is recognised as one of the magic towns of Mexico or pueblos magicos. Pueblos magicos is the program developed by secretariate of tourism of Mexico to strengthen the cultural and heritage tourism of Mexico. The secretariate of tourism has recognized that small towns of Mexico […]

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Travel Professor – Tourism in Iran

Travel Professor – Tourism in Iran

This is the Travel Professor. I’m here on location in the Islamic Republic of Iran. I’m standing here in the town, in the city of Isfahan and I’m standing here in Imam Square on Ali Qapu, the castle and this is where the King would be – King Abbas (Shah Abbas) and he would speak […]

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Travel Professor – Film Tourism, Cambodia

Travel Professor – Film Tourism, Cambodia

Right, film tourism – it’s where people travel to different sets and locations and destinations because of a movie, film or TV series. Sometimes it’s called movie-, film-induced tourism or movie-induced tourism. Sometimes even screen tourism. Well, here we are: Tomb Raider made famous by Angelina Jolie in the Lara Croft movie from the computer […]

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