Increased Tourism on a Global Scale (Accessibility (Language - More…
Increased Tourism on a Global Scale
Economic Wealth: The world economy is continuously growing despite the continuous economic downturn. Emerging economies such as China, India and Russia. With increased economic growth, more people come out of poverty and can afford to go on holiday. This is due to increased incomes.
Paid Holidays: Some countries have laws stating that paid leave is mandatory. Ex: the EU's minimum amount of paid holiday is 28 days.
Resorts : More money is spent on tourism sector to invest in Resorts or leisure sports. Such as scuba diving.
Flexitime: People having a set number of hours to work and can choose when to work them
Getting easier to access information about other countries; bookings can be made on your own
Easily stay in contact with others; alleviates worries about the person who is traveling
Rise of portable technology makes it easy to navigate + understand countries you would like to visit
Accessibility to media + advertisements means people are more educated + aware of different places around the world --> want to go there
Rise of credit/debit cards alleviate worries about being stranded without money in a foreign country; easier than ever to purchase things regardless of location
Increased efficiency in equipment + IT frees up more time during the workday for leisure
Hours of work needed for a certain outcome are decreased
people have time to go on vacations
Increased efficiency of mass transportation such as planes and trains
Development in automobile industry means that cars are cost effective to produce and sell, and as more people get cars, domestic and day tourism increases
Increased accessibility to internet and the tourist website due to widespread reliance and improvement in technology.
Increased accessibility to aircraft due to increase in wealth
Airlines: offer cheaper flights by removing added extras like airport check-in, in-flight meals, checked baggage and seat selection.
Easy access to visas through trade agreements, like EU and the ASEAN
Passports: More people have a passport over the decade
Language - More people communicate in English
technological advances increase our accessibility
to translate faster .
Remote destinations now available due to increasing investment and awareness