Social and cultural impacts of mass tourism on the host community

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Social and cultural impacts of mass tourism on the host community This article aims to explore some of the social and cultural impacts of mass tourism on the host community. Mass tourism has been defined in different ways over the years with notable differences; however, one definition all researchers agree on is that mass tourism refers to a large number of tourists going to the same place simultaneously (BBC, 2019). This type of tourism was pioneered by Thomas Cook during the second half of the 19th century in the UK. […]

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Different types of popular activities in beach resorts

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Different types of popular activities in beach resorts This article aims to explore different types of popular activities in beach resorts. There are millions of big and small beaches in the world and indeed many resorts have been developed in and around those beaches. Certainly, beach resorts are very popular holiday destinations for millions of visitors every year. So, what do they do when they go there? Different types of popular activities in beach resorts Beach resorts are different in terms of size, location, and services provided. Therefore, the provision […]

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Ski patrol and avalanche control

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Ski patrol and avalanche control This article aims to explore how skis are patrolled and avalanches are controlled. There are many ski resorts in the USA, and Europe, and they draw the attention of millions of skiers and snowboarders every year. However, dealing with avalanches and maintaining the safety of visitors sometimes become quite challenging for the resorts. Certainly, snow is a source of pleasure, but it is also an unstable and life-threatening danger. Ski patrol and avalanche control Ski patrol Patrolling a ski to ensure the safety of its […]

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Different types of resorts and their key features

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Different types of resorts and their key features This article aims to explore different types of resorts and their key features. The term ‘resort’ refers to ‘a place visited for holidays or recreation’ (Soanes, 2002, p.769). There are different types of resorts available for holiday makers to choose from; however, this article aims to explore the main four types i.e. ski, spa, beach, and golf resorts. Ski resorts and their key features A ski resort is a place where people can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. They can […]

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