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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Wollongong as a tourism destination?

Wollongong as a tourism destination?

For destinations that have traditionally been heavy and manufacturing, is there an opportunity for those destinations to have any tourism? Most of these towns or cities where the manufacturing or the heavy industry declines; declines due to technology improvements or globalization How can these destinations provide economic development for their local community? One example is […]

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Travel Professor – Cook Islands and Sustainable Tourism

This is Rarotonga, the biggest of 15 islands that comprise Cook Islands. Cook Islands is a nation in free association with New Zealand. This means that Cook Islanders have a New Zealand citizenship, they use New Zealand Dollars, are defended by New Zealand forces, but autonomous in most of the internal and foreign affairs. The […]

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Ecotourism – Jeju, South Korea

Ecotourism – Jeju, South Korea

We are in Jeju Island which is basically a dormant volcano located in the south of South Korea. Due to the geography, topography and climate of the island nature-based tourism and more specifically ecotourism have been developing here. Ecotourism is that form of environmentally responsible tourism that involves travel and visitation to relatively undisturbed natural […]

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Eating sheep’s head and eagle hunting in Kazakhstan with the Travel Professor

Eating sheep’s head and eagle hunting in Kazakhstan with the Travel Professor

I’ve arrived in Kazakhstan to find some rural ecotourism. I flew into Astana drove two hours down to Karaganda in the middle of Kazakhstan. Now I heard about a village even further south about four and a half hours south east of Karaganda to find some ecotourism there. I’m driving down Kazakhstan’s steppe, just gun […]

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Interview with the President of Jeju Ecotourism Association

Interview with the President of Jeju Ecotourism Association

We have the pleasure of interviewing mrs. Je-Ryang Ko, the chairperson of Jeju Ecotourism Association about the ecotourism development in Jeju. Thank you for your time. So, my first question is what kind of ecotourism products do you offer to tourists in Jeju. We create programs by making connections between ecosystem, history, culture, and villages […]

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Safety & Crisis Management in Tourism – Acapulco, Mexico

Safety & Crisis Management in Tourism – Acapulco, Mexico

Safety is an important factor determining tourist flows around the world. A lot of work has been done by the academics and also international organizations in order to understand the risk and crisis management and ensure that tourists and tourism are less affected by the risks, crises and also business recovers faster after crises occur. […]

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