Category Archives: Travel

Tourism Planning: Overview and Importance

Tourism planning should be an integral part of any tourist place development plan in order to achieve the best results . Tourism planning is key to maintaining sustainable tourism. What is tourism planning? Tourism development refers to the growth and … Continue reading

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Amenities at Tourist Destination

Amenities include access to basic facilities and services that help a visitor feel comfortable and secure at destination. Sometimes referred to as the “pleasantness” of a place, they play an important role in shaping the visitor experience and include things … Continue reading

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Perishability of Tourism Product

A tourism product is perishable in the sense that, unlike a can of beans, it cannot be stored away for future sale if it does not sell the first time (Weaver and Lawton, 2006, p. 207). Tourists, for example, may … Continue reading

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Bleisure Travel: A New Trend

Bleisure travel is a portmanteau of “business” and “leisure”, and, it refers to “the activity of combining business travel with leisure time”. The term bleisure was first published in 2009 by the Future Laboratory as part of their biannual Trend Briefing written by … Continue reading

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