Riga, Latvia

Tourism Strategic Management

Master's
Language: EnglishStudies in English
Subject area: physical education, tourism, services
Duration:2 years Fees:2570 EUR per year for EU/EEA, CIS countries, Georgia and Ukraine citizens, 3000 EUR per year for Citizens of other countries (2021)
University website: www.turiba.lv/en
Management
Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body. Management includes the activities of setting the strategy of an organization and coordinating the efforts of its employees (or of volunteers) to accomplish its objectives through the application of available resources, such as financial, natural, technological, and human resources. The term "management" may also refer to those people who manage an organization.
Tourism
Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. Tourism may be international, or within the traveller's country. The World Tourism Organization defines tourism more generally, in terms which go "beyond the common perception of tourism as being limited to holiday activity only", as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes".
Tourism
Contribution to World Heritage objectives, Tourism development and visitor activities associated with World Heritage properties must contribute to and must not damage the protection, conservation, presentation and transmission of their heritage values. Tourism should also generate sustainable socio-economic development and equitably contribute tangible as well as intangible benefits to local and regional communities in ways that are consistent with the conservation of the properties.
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Tourism
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
Ryszard Kapuscinski in: Shannon Hurst Lane The Definitive Guide to Travel Writing, Lulu.com, 2007, p. 24
Tourism
Tourists came around and looked into our tipis. That those were the homes we choose to live in did not bother them at all. They untied the door, opened the flap, and barged right in, touching our things, poking through our bedrolls, inspecting everything. It boggles my mind that tourists feel they have the god-given right to intrude everywhere.
Russell Means in: Brent Lovelock, Kirsten Lovelock The Ethics of Tourism: Critical and Applied Perspectives, Routledge, 26 Jun 26, Routledge, 26 June 2013, p. 144
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