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Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi dress code | What to wear to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque

The Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi is a must-visit attraction when in the UAE. And if you’re planning a trip to Abu Dhabi, then the Grand Mosque may already be on your to-do list! Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the biggest mosque in the UAE, hence the nickname. It is also absolutely...

Ethnography: A SIMPLE explanation

Ethnography is a term that many students and researchers will come across. Associated with cultural and social anthropology, ethnography involves the study of people. Whilst the term ethnography might sound complicated (and many research books will explain it in a complicated way!), it doesn't have to be. In this article I teach you what ethnography is and how ethnographic research takes place....

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Likert scale: A SIMPLE guide for beginners

If you are wondering what the likert scale is and how it work, then you have come to the right place! Whether you are about to do a research project or dissertation, conduct some market research or do some quantitative data analysis, I will teach you everything that you need to know in this article! What is the Likert scale? The Likert scale is a psychometric scale. It is primarily used in...

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Medical tourism: What where and why

Medical tourism is a type of tourism that is on the rise around the world. Coming in many different shapes and forms, medical tourism is often sought by people in search of reduced priced cosmetic surgery, better healthcare systems than what is available to them in their home country or to obtain access to facilities or procedures that are not available to them at home. But what exactly is...

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Agritourism: What, where and why

Agritourism is a type of tourism that is increasing around the world. With the increasing popularity of niche tourism, coupled with a growth in the desire to make our travels more sustainable, it is no surprise that the agritourism industry has grown significantly in recent years. But what exactly is agritourism and how does it work? Keep on reading to learn more.... What is agritourism?...

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What is experiential travel?

Experiential travel is the one of the latest trends in the travel and tourism industry. Increasing in popularity, this type of tourism is often viewed as 'good', frequently facilitating niche tourism or sustainable tourism endeavours. But what actually is experiential travel and what is it all about? Read on to find out.... What is experiential travel? Put simply, experiential travel is travel...

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Types of hunting |Hunting tourism

What are the different types of hunting and what role does the tourism industry play in this? Well, it seems that oftentimes hunting and tourism are inextricably linked, so much so that it can be classified as a type of tourism, known as hunting tourism. But what does this actually look like? In this article I will tell you what exactly is meant by the term hunting tourism and what the different...

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History of transportation

The history of transportation is a long and fascinating one! Just like the history of tourism, we have come a long way since transportation was first introduced and there are now many different types of transport around the world. In this article I tell you all about the fascinating history of transportation and the transport industry.... The history of transportation Before we saw any...

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Package tourism explained: What, why and where

Package tourism is an important component of tourism. The package holiday market has boomed in the past couple of decades, and although people are not choosing to book their package holidays in quite the same way nowadays, package tourism is here to stay. So what is package tourism and what does it mean for the face of the tourism industry? In this article we take a look at this important part...

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The rise of revenge tourism

Revenge tourism has become one of the newest and most controversial types of tourism. But what exactly is revenge tourism and why it is named so? In this article I explain to you what is meant by the term revenge tourism- read on to find out more.... What is revenge tourism? The concept of revenge tourism first emerged in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic closed down the majority of business in the...

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Educational tourism: Everything you need to know

Educational tourism is one of the best types of tourism! Whether you are going on a school trip, backpacking around South East Asia or going on a round the world cruise, there are always lots of things to learn while travelling. Whilst people used to be content with laying on a beach and reading a book, consumer preferences are changing- people want to experience something different- they want...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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Ethnography: A SIMPLE explanation

Ethnography is a term that many students and researchers will come across. Associated with cultural and social anthropology, ethnography involves the study of people. Whilst the term ethnography might sound complicated (and many research books will explain it in a...

Likert scale: A SIMPLE guide for beginners

If you are wondering what the likert scale is and how it work, then you have come to the right place! Whether you are about to do a research project or dissertation, conduct some market research or do some quantitative data analysis, I will teach you everything that...

The Best Eco Lodges in the World

Which are the best eco lodges in the world? Well, this is a difficult question to answer! After all, there are soooo many eco lodges all over the world nowadays. However, some ecotourism entrepreneurs have mastered the eco lodge business more than others, and in this...

Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...