Tourism Review Online Magazine 5 / 2012

May 1, 2012

Dear readers,

Tourism Review Online Magazine, the May issue, is pleased to present a number of topics for your inspiration and personal development. Start with legends that enchant tourists in several intriquing places around the world. Open the Heritage supplement. For tech update we introduce a few current topics in tourism technology field. Read the Professional part.

Get warmed up in the Spa supplement presenting a number of interesting thermal spa destinations, especially vital when natural treatment programs become increasingly popular. We are always enthusiastic about introducing ethical aspects of the tourism industry. In the current issue of the Ethical tourism section the accessible tourism topics are raised. In the Destination supplement we are particularly glad to present the long haul travel destination - Maldivian tourism.

Milada Sovadinova

Editor

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HERITAGE: Surrounded with Legends

HERITAGE: Surrounded with Legends

Bill Alen

- May 1, 2012

Sure there numerous destinations with more or less interesting legends. Because of legends are increasingly important for travel destination values and promotion we introduce jus few examples.

PROFESSIONAL: Tourism and Technology

PROFESSIONAL: Tourism and Technology

Tourism Review News Desk

- May 1, 2012

Technologies are penetrated in each aspect of our life. Somebody admire technology somebody hate it. What is certain, however, technologies have made travel much easier and approachable. Some success stories of the technology applications are introduces in the section.

SPA: Hot, Hot Thermal Spas

SPA: Hot, Hot Thermal Spas

Tourism Review News Desk

- May 1, 2012

Natural therapeutic treatments are more and more popular around the globe. Some prefer Asian SPA techniques, another more conventional European health spa programs. However, perhaps anyone enjoy thermal spa treatments based on the mineralized thermal sources available in different parts of the world.

ETHICAL: Accessible World? Holidays for the Disabled

ETHICAL: Accessible World? Holidays for the Disabled

Samuel Dorsi

- May 1, 2012

Holidays for disabled tourists or accessible tourism for tourists with special needs attracts more and more attention over the time. The topic has not only a social aspect but also commercial value of this specific travel segment growth.

DESTINATION: Maldives – Natural and Romantic

DESTINATION: Maldives – Natural and Romantic

James Morris

- May 1, 2012

Perhaps the most Romantic destination around would be Maldives. With impressive number of resorts, beautiful nature, and gorgeous underwater world – all could be found here. With majority of guest in Maldives honeymooners, the government tries to diversify tourism industry towards other groups.

In the Next Issue ...

In the Next Issue ...

Michael Trout

- May 1, 2012
  • HERITAGE: Get Poetic and Travel (poets and tourist destinations)
  • PROFESSIONAL: Challenge: Effective Hospitality Marketing
  • ADVENTURE: Animals All Around (animal tours and holidays)
  • ETHICAL: Dark, Dark, Dark Tourism
  • DESTINATION: Mauritius – The Pearl in the Indian Ocean