Analysis of the niche tourism segment wellness/spa tourism and evaluation of its degree of sustainability
GRIN Verlag, 2010 - 24 pages
Essay aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Touristik / Tourismus, Note: 2.5, University of Brighton (School of Service Management), Veranstaltung: Niche Tourism Trends and Development, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: The aim of this essay is, to evaluate the extent to which the lifestyle tourism sub-niche wellness/spa tourism is adequate as a tool for sustainable tourism development. To reach this aim, an examination of literature surrounding the fields of sustainability and wellness tourism will be undertaken and defined. Arguments for and against the sustainability and trends of the chosen niche segment will be discussed; mainly focussing on the case study of Nusa Dua on Bali, Indonesia, supported by other industry examples, and a final conclusion will be given.
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Accessed 26 November akademische Texte Asian destinations Available Bali Spa Bali Tourism Development Balinese Center Parcs concept of sustainability cultural degree of sustainability developed according Development Corporation 2003 dimension of sustainable Dua on Bali Eco-friendly economic dimension environmental dimension environmental sustainability evaluation example Fallon forms of tourism GREEN GLOBE 21 green tourism GRIN Verlag health resorts Health tourism holistic spa implementation of sustainable Indonesia Indonesian island integral International SPA Association island of Lombok ISPA leakages lifestyle Lilly Marlene Kunkel low-rise Marlene Kunkel Analysis medical treatments minimize Mowforth and Munt multiplier effect natural environment natural resources niche tourism segment Nusa Dua resort development Rowok Sanctuary Resorts 2005 SPA Association 2007 spa philosophy spa tourism sustainability GRIN Sustainability Statement sustainable development sustainable tourism development Swarbrooke 1999 term green term sustainable three dimensions Tourism Development Corporation tourism industry tourism niche tourism planners tourism segment wellness/spa Weaver wellness/spa tourism World Tourism Organisation