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Geography of Tourism – IV

Travel agencies and their functions – Tour operators and guides The business of travel agency has undergone significant changes in the last two decades. Gone are the days when there were no formal travel intermediaries to help travelers visit places of interest. Several travel obstacles discouraged people to travel distance places. Only a selected few […]

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Geography of Tourism – III

Tourism organisations – WTO – IATA – ITDC – TTDC – Tourist centres of India. TOURISM ORGANISATION For any industry or discipline to develop, an organization is, an essential pre-requisite as it plays a vital role in its proper planning, development and growth. The aim of the organization is to deploy into working functions or […]

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Geography of Tourism – II

Travel accommodation – regular – star hotels (five an other stars), International, Resort hotels, Commercial hotels, Residential hotels, floating hotels. Supplementary – Motels, Youth hostels, caravan and camping sites, Bed and Breakfast. Accommodations It plays a central role in tourism. Every tourist needs a place to stay and relax. Tourists look for clean, hygienic, and […]

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Geography of Tourism – I

Tourism- Definition – Motivational factors – Types – Religious, Bio, Leisure, Nature, Medical, Cultural, Adventure, Coastal Tourism – A3 Concept [Attraction, Accommodation, Accessibility]  Definitions of Tourism In 1941, Hunziker and Krapf defined tourism as “the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of nonresidents, insofar as they do not lead […]

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Philippines

 Capital – Manila During the geographical exploitation Magellan, the Portuguese navigates discover Philippines in 1521.  It consist of a group of 7000 islands of which the 5 Luzon, the Visayan Island, Mindanao, Palawan & the Sulu Archipelago.  It is situated in the pacific ocean Soult’s of Farmosa and is named after the Spanish king Philip […]

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History of International Council of Archives

ICA in the XXth century 1931 – Under the aegis of the League of Nations the Institute for Intellectual Co-operation creates a Permanent Consultative Committee on Archives. 1934 – The Committee publishes the first International Guide on Archives. 1948 – The International Council on Archives (ICA) is created on 9 June, now celebrated as International […]

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International Council of Archives

The ICA believes that effective records and archives management is an essential precondition for good governance, the rule of law, administrative transparency, the preservation of mankind’s collective memory, and access to information by citizens. The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of […]

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