Category Archives: Travel

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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10 Important Types of Tourism in India

The tourism industry is has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world and economically important for rapid growth for India. There are various types of tourism branches in Incredible India, The Ministry of Tourism has identified 10 … Continue reading

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Conflict Tourism

There are all sorts of tourism. An interesting one is conflict tourism. It is when countries urge their citizens to visit destinations (or not visit destinations) where they have a political/military argument. For instance, Russia banning tourists from visiting Turkey … Continue reading

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