Hospitality and tourism activities have grown up and developed around the interest and opportunity of tourism entrepreneurs and employees on the island.
Whether or not the student of tourism agrees with the carnival-like atmosphere of high-energy destinations like Phuket, we must take an objective look at the individuals who have created and work in the industry, including the services they provide, and livelihoods they support.
Tourism dollars support all levels of Thai society, and a considerable portion of income reaches distant provinces and households throughout the entire country.
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM STUDENTS AND RESEARCHERS
Hospitality and tourism students and researchers can personally experience and objectively study as many of these activities and services as possible during their semester abroad in Phuket — the living laboratory of the Asian hospitality and tourism industry.
Top 10 Tourism Market Segments for Research
- Beach tourism
- Community-based tourism
- Cultural tourism
- Dive tourism
- Event tourism
- Food tourism
- Golf tourism
- Medical tourism
- Surf tourism