Every action plan or form of tourism which seeks to move away from conventional tourism is believed to contribute to a destination’s sustainability. Make a distinction between ‘conventional tourism’ and ‘alternative tourism’.
‘Heritage Tourism’ is frequently claimed to be a sustainable form of tourism. Illustrate out heritage tourism and elucidate how it is dissimilar from conventional tourism. Discuss and describe the foundations of heritage tourism.
“The success behind heritage tourism basically lies in local people knowing and learning about their history”. Comment on this statement.
Make a distinction between a ‘tourism product’ and a ‘tourism package’.
“The tour operator is a manufacturer of the tourism product unlike the travel agent who is the retailer of the tourism products”. Discuss this statement with particular reference to functions and roles of tour operators.