Crisis Management in tourism and Place Marketing (South Africa)

The following literature review will be broken down into two sections; first, theoretical frameworks that underpin the research topic, namely Crisis Management in tourism and Place Marketing; and second, focussing on the South African tourism industry, leading to a discussion on Cape Town’s tourism and the 2018 water shortage crisis it faces. By undertaking this … Read more

Explaining Sustainable Tourism: Concept and Industry Practices

Sustainable tourism is based on the ideology of sustainable development; sustainable development encompasses many things not just tourism. “Sustainable development meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland Commission, 1987). Sustainability came from growing concern and awareness during the 1960s at the exponential … Read more

Examining the Magical and Sustainable Beauty of Bali

Bali, a verdant tropical paradise laden with vibrant flora and fauna, impressive volcanoes, luscious rice fields and dramatic limestone cliffs. With its sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, it is no surprise that so many dream of visiting and experiencing the diverse and mystical land. This idyllic landscape conjures images of the perfect romantic island destination, … Read more

Whisky (business and tourism)

Introduction. ‘Whisky’- the term derives originally from the Gaelic ‘uisge beatha’, or ‘usquebaugh’, meaning ‘water of life’. a i branch of Celtic spoken in the Highlands of Scotland. When was Scotch Whisky first distilled? In Scotland, Whisky has been distilled for hundreds of years. It has never been proved that Highland farmers did not themselves … Read more

How can ToGo go ‘global’?

Globalisation: this is when different nations interact with one another among people, companies and governments. It is a system that is supported by information technology and motivated by international trade and investment (The state university of New York, 2015). Forms and examples of globalization in tourism Tourism has become global in many different forms. An … Read more

Tourism Development in the Philippines

Tourism Development is a multisectoral activity requiring inputs of social, economic, cultural and environmental natures and begets employment directly and indirectly with the increasing growth in other related industries (Saleh, 2014). While Development, is the continuous and positive change in cultural, environmental and social dimensions (Telfer, 2015). These two words when combined form the word … Read more

Dubai tourism – BCG matrix, TOWs analysis

BCG matrix According to Marmol (2015) stars are those whose relative market share is substantial in a fast growing market, requiring significant and continuous investments to sustain its growth. In this way, amenities are considered stars, since this is an essential factor of each tourist destination, and it generates high financial impacts. Since accommodation is … Read more

Social media investment in the tourism industry

Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 Problem indication Over the last years, the evolution of the Internet has significantly impacted our society. Web 1.0 technologies primarily facilitated one-way information publication and distribution with limited opportunities for user engagement and interaction (Scott & Orlikowski, 2012). However, the expanding use of Web 2.0 technologies has generated complex information dynamics … Read more

Hilton marketing report (inc. PESTLE, Porter’s & SWOT)

In this report, we will be looking at Hilton Hotels Corporation, which is a global hospitality company with more than 5,500 properties and 163,000 employees (Fortune 500, 2018) over the world. This well-known hotel brand is known for their well-trained staff members, brilliant service and loved by millions of business people all over the world. … Read more

How Stakeholders can benefit from Planning of Tourism Developments

There are many stakeholders who benefit from developments in the travel and tourism industry, both directly and indirectly. When a newly established destination begins to prosper and develop, it has a massive effect on the stakeholders. Take Dubai for example, Dubai has expanded rapidly from almost a desert, to a thriving and enriched tourism destination. … Read more

Hospitality and Medical Marijuana

Currently there are 28 states and Washington DC that have legal medical marijuana available. This is more than half of the United States. Even with the majority, employment law and the hospitality industry do not have much guidelines to help pave the way in legal terms. With marijuana, illegal federally and legal at the state … Read more

Analysing the article ‘The Hospitality Industry’s Response to COVID-19’

From the article “The Hospitality Industry’s Response to COVID-19” by Lyle Pendon (May 20, 2020) the main topic in this paper talks about the current practices that most of the Hotels in the Philippines do in order to fight the spread and lessen the effect of the pandemic as well as ensuring the safety of … Read more

Tourism sector in Albania (Covid-19 impact and action)

Geographical position and climate favor Albania for developing the industry of tourism for the entire year. Offering the seaside, rivers for summer, and the high mountains with snow for the winter season. For more than one decade Albania has been a touristic attraction recommended by touristic operators worldwide. Albania is ruled by Social Party, which … Read more

Writing essays on hospitality and tourism

Here are some themes and topics to consider when writing your next essay on hospitality or tourism:

  • The importance of hospitality and tourism in the global economy
  • The role of hospitality and tourism in promoting cultural exchange and understanding
  • The impact of tourism on local communities and the environment
  • The challenges faced by the hospitality and tourism industry, such as changing consumer preferences, geopolitical tensions, and economic instability
  • The benefits and drawbacks of different types of tourism, such as ecotourism, adventure tourism, and mass tourism
  • The ethical and social responsibility of the hospitality and tourism industry, including issues related to human rights, labor practices, and environmental sustainability
  • The role of technology in transforming the hospitality and tourism industry, including the use of artificial intelligence, big data, and social media
  • The importance of customer service in the hospitality industry, including the impact of customer reviews and ratings on businesses
  • The relationship between hospitality and tourism and other industries, such as transportation, entertainment, and retail
  • The future of hospitality and tourism, including emerging trends and opportunities for innovation.

When writing an essay on this topic, students should choose a specific aspect of hospitality and tourism that interests them and focus on developing a clear thesis statement that addresses a particular issue or question. They should also provide evidence to support their arguments, draw on relevant academic sources, and consider the perspectives of different stakeholders, including travelers, local residents, businesses, and policymakers.