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Aligarh Muslim University (2002)

Tourism management in Jordan since 1991

Al-Fadel, Osama

Titre : Tourism management in Jordan since 1991

Auteur : Al-Fadel, Osama

Université de soutenance : Aligarh Muslim University

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Commerce 2002

Résumé partiel
Tourism has grown from the pursuits of a previledged few to a mass movement of people, with the urge to discover the unknown , to explore new and strange places, to seek changes in environment and to undergo new experiences. The development of the mass tourism has created a powerful and influential tourism industry. Tourism is major social phenomenon of modem society with enormus economic consiquenses Tourism is considered an activity essential to the life of nations because of its direct effects on the social, cultural, educational and economic sectors of national societies and their international relations. Tourism is major business activity represents one of the best opportunities for development at time of this rapid changes in economy and societies. Tourism is alive with dynamic growth, new activities, new destinations, new technology, new markets and rapid changes. Record numbers of tourists are travelling the globe, attracted by an increased variety of tour packages, cruises, adventure experiences and independent itineraries. The tourism industry has become global. It is big business and will continue to grow. Meeting this growth with well plarmed environmentally sound development is a challenge for plaiming all over the world. Tourism is powerful economic force, providing employment, foreign exchange, income and tax revenue. It is the largest export industry. According to WTO, about 625 million tourist travel internationally in 1998,and spentaboutUSS 444.7 billion (excluding fares) .It is estimated that tourism accoimt for about 8 percent of the total world export, and were than 30 percent of international trade services. In 1997-1998 travel and tourism was expected to provide direct and indirect employment for 225 million people and accounted for 10.7 percent of the global workforce.

Mots clés : Tourism Management, Jordan, Modern Societies, Ancient Behaviour

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