Travel Guides Essay Examples

  • The Place You Remember With The Most Affection

    259 words - 2 pages

    Of all places I ever visited I remember the city of Budapest with the most affection. We travelled there last year together with friends and were completely fascinated by it’s spirit and people. Although none of us expected much of Hungary our stay in Budapest turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The main target of our trip was a rock festival. At first we were a bit afraid, but after we entered the festival ground it became quite clear that there was nothing and no one to fear. The spirit of friendhsip, kindness and joy reigned. We seemed to be absorbed by it and then charged with some amaz

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    Lonely Planet Case

    256 words - 2 pages

    LONELY PLANET CASE 1. Decentralized: each of Lonely Planet office is responsible for all sales and marketing efforts for its own region to address culture and other environment differences. The organization gives the individual offices more flexibility in directing marketing messages to specific audiences and ensures that workers in each office know their region thoroughly. Centralized: Though regional offices may commission books for their area, the headquarters in Australia produces all of the books. This centralization streamlines the production process, reduces costs by keeping cartogr

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    Than Lot Kong

    1040 words - 5 pages

    It was early dawn as we prepared to take a river taxi to Laos. Already the temperature was rising as the gigantic red sunrise reflected of the rippling Mekong River. Michael, my son and companion had just turned twelve years old and I had decided he was old enough to endure the rigours, and enjoy the thrills of travel in a very different world to our own…. We struggled down steep stone steps sculpted into the river bank, crossed a rickety bamboo bridge, fought for balance on an equally unsteady pontoon, and finally stepped cautiously into a wooden longtail boat. Finding ourselves seats among

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    Tour Guide

    1393 words - 6 pages

    Tourism has been one of the big businesses in most countries. People travel to see pristine nature, ancient buildings, or unique life – pretty much everything that they cannot find in the place they live. Tourism is not only a name for bringing foreign people and showing what the country has, but also it is about satisfying them with everything they want. So what do the tour companies need to satisfy their guests? Besides having all the fundamentals for a successful business, a tour company will need skilled guides whose role is presenting the company, and furthermore, the country. A guide is

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    349 words - 2 pages

    In each of the great books we have read in class there has been a guide with the answers. Odysseus was given a shade, Aeneis was given shades, Dante was given a shade, Arjuna was given a god and the prince was given an unknown guide? But which was the most influential. The shades and the god are able to give you the ability to be at peace in death and guide you to that point, but they essentially force you there, you have no options, and cannot choose for yourself. So, which guide would allow you to learn the most? It would be the Prince’s guide. He is told not forced into getting what he want

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    Lonely Planet

    264 words - 2 pages

    Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book and digital media publisher in the world.[citation needed] Since 2007, the company has been controlled by BBC Worldwide, which owns a 75% share, while founders Maureen and Tony Wheeler own the remaining 25%. Originally called Lonely Planet Publications, the company changed its name to Lonely Planet in July 2009 to reflect its broad travel industry offering and the emphasis on digital products. After Let's Go Travel Guides, it was one of the first series of travel books aimed at backpackers and other low-cost travellers. As of 2010, it publishes ab

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    How To Write A Travelogue

    265 words - 2 pages

    Instructions 1. o 1 Write a travelogue keeping in mind that your travelogue doesn't have to stress the attractiveness of the place you're writing about. And not all travelogue pieces need to assume or state that the reader wants or needs to follow in the writer's footsteps. Write about a journey in story format: present a situation, complicate a situation and then provide climax along with resolution. o 2 Weave dialogue and suspense into your travel descriptions when you write a travelogue. Lessons about life or at least some kind of eventful or historic theme may serve as the framewor

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    A Journey Out Of Ones Self

    1000 words - 4 pages

    Dan Sergeyev Mrs. Semisch A.P. English 10-14-11 A Journey out of One’s Self “I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow”// “I learn by going where I have to go.” These two key rhymes establish the meaning behind Rhoethke’s villanelle, “The Waking”, a poem whose mystical and spiritual nature tries to put into words the complex cycle that defines the very meaning of life. Within the poem’s fixed form of five tercets and a quatrain, and through the use of repetition of these two paradoxes, the true meaning hidden behind the initially mysterious appearance of the poem is revealed. Only when t

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    533 words - 3 pages

    Date: 19.12.2011 Notice MMS 1st year (Batch 2011-13) All MMS 1st year students are informed to pay the difference of Examination fee of Rs.6,000/- for internal assessment of MMS first year subjects on or before 9.1.2012. The other fee details are given below – Fees | To be paid (Rs.) | Already paid (Rs.) | Difference amt. to be paid (Rs.) | a) University share | 12,000/- | 12,000/- | - | b) Exam fees (Internal assessment & share to University for internal assessment) | 8,000/- | 2,000/- | 6,000/- | c) PGR fees | 825/- | 825/- | - | d) Library Deposit | 2,00

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