International Journal of Applied Sciences in Tourism and Events
Vol 2 No 1 (2018): June 2018

THE CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS

Budiarta, I Putu (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
22 Jun 2018

Abstract

Number of international tourists visiting Bali, Indonesia, keeps increasing. They usually come from different countries and cultural background. Objective of this research is to introduce some cultural characteristics of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Australian, American, German, Indonesian, and Balinese. Data of this literature review was based on some academic books and electronic data from internet. Data was collected by reviewing some books and articles and by observing the characteristics of resident’s culture. The result showed that the culture of tourists and the culture of residents are very different. Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, and Balinese prefer collectivism or group to individualism but, Australian, American, and Germany prefer individualism to collectivism. Indonesian and Balinese like asking about religion, age, salary, and possession but Australian, American, and Germany don’t like asking about them. It is recommended that all tourism employees should know about the tourist’s cultural aspects so that no misunderstanding between the tourists and the residents.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

IJASTE

Publisher

Subject

Arts Humanities

Description

International Journal of Applied Sciences in Tourism and Events (IJASTE) is an electronic international journal publishing a variety of issues related to tourism including applied sciences in tourism and events, arts and entertainment, socio-culture, language and communication, economy, business, ...