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uggesting a strategy to attract potential Nicaraguan visitors to visit Taiwan for leisure or tourism
Kelineth Victoria Siu Hebbert
|Contributors: ||Liu, Hsiao Lan|
Kelineth Victoria Siu Hebbert
|Issue Date: ||2013-12-02 17:52:15 (UTC+8)|
|Abstract: ||This research studied a possible strategy to attract Nicaraguan people to visit Taiwan as tourists. Taiwan is known as East Asia’s sole island bisected by the Tropic of Cancer. Undoubtedly, it is rich in tourism resources; it’s developing its destinations, theme and lifestyle as well as health and fitness tourism. Taiwan has great potential in ecological travel such as bird watching, and whale and dolphin watching, and theme travel like festival tourism, cultural tourism and medical/recuperative tourism. Now with firsthand experience, Taiwan has shown me fascinating places of unique splendor, beauty and traditions.
As a Nicaraguan citizen, I have sympathized and shared similar experiences with my countrymen (Nicaraguans) while living and studying in Taiwan. They have manifested great interest in traveling. Undoubtedly, Nicaraguan people are willing to visit, know, and explore places, especially Asian countries. As a result, we did interviews to a focus group of Nicaraguan students, first-time Nicaraguan visitors and a diplomat to study whether my countrymen would choose to travel to Taiwan as tourists. In the interviews, we found common themes, categories and patterns that suggest to us that Nicaraguans would choose Taiwan as a tourist destination. Providing affordable tourist packages to these visitors would give the opportunity to have access and channels to travel to Taiwan. This in turn, led us to suggest a way to attract Nicaraguan visitors to travel to Taiwan as tourists.
Keywords: Tourism, Nicaragua, Tourist attraction, Tourist destination, Destination image
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|Data Type: ||thesis|
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