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1 Life & Tourism in the year 2050 – Abraham Pizam By stating vision: hope its self-fulfilling By stating vision: hope its self-fulfilling Assumes we overcome current problems Assumes we overcome current problems The environment The environment Mandatory energy conservation Mandatory energy conservation Alternative sources Alternative sources Solar, thermal energy conversion, photovoltaic, wind energy, ocean thermal conversion, biomass Solar, thermal energy conversion, photovoltaic, wind energy, ocean thermal conversion, biomass Pollution taxed! Pollution taxed! Mandatory recycling, reduce packing, H20 conserv, seawater desalination, businesses will help conserve Mandatory recycling, reduce packing, H20 conserv, seawater desalination, businesses will help conserve

2 Vision 2050 Demographics Demographics A mere 1% increase in population per year A mere 1% increase in population per year India will overtake China (1.9 vs. 1.6 billion) India will overtake China (1.9 vs. 1.6 billion) Migration to cities will be curbed Migration to cities will be curbed Mega-cities = million Mega-cities = million Lifestyle and Values Lifestyle and Values Defined by sociability and exploration Defined by sociability and exploration Holism will be practiced (nature, mind & body) Holism will be practiced (nature, mind & body) Education Education Teaching will be virtual, (5 year BS, 3 year MS) Teaching will be virtual, (5 year BS, 3 year MS) Libraries electronic, corporations as colleges Libraries electronic, corporations as colleges

3 Vision 2050 Entertainment Entertainment Satellite digital radio and TV Satellite digital radio and TV Shopping Shopping Virtual = close physical locations Virtual = close physical locations Technology Technology Genetic engineering: food production/disease Genetic engineering: food production/disease Info techn: Individualized Computer Unit! Info techn: Individualized Computer Unit! Space: human colonies on moon and Mars Space: human colonies on moon and Mars Emerging: molecular nanotechnology Emerging: molecular nanotechnology

4 Tourism in the year 2050 Increases in standard of living = Increases in standard of living = Developing countries are big players (India) Developing countries are big players (India) Tourism by far #1 industry (for real) Tourism by far #1 industry (for real) Attractions Attractions Space tourism, underwater resorts, sub cruises, specialized resort (disabilities), etc Space tourism, underwater resorts, sub cruises, specialized resort (disabilities), etc Areas of expansion Areas of expansion Pharmacological destinations, adventure travel, fragile sites = reservation only, weekend int. travel Pharmacological destinations, adventure travel, fragile sites = reservation only, weekend int. travel

5 A Vision of Tourism Transportation Transportation Rocket & supersonic travel, moving sidewalks, mega cruise ships (10,000) Rocket & supersonic travel, moving sidewalks, mega cruise ships (10,000) Expansion of: Expansion of: Magnetic trains, battery engines, no driving zone inner- city, airports = entertainment destinations, single contractor for ticketing, luggage centers Magnetic trains, battery engines, no driving zone inner- city, airports = entertainment destinations, single contractor for ticketing, luggage centers Hospitality/Tourism Industry Hospitality/Tourism Industry Luxury Hotels vs. Morgue-like hotels Luxury Hotels vs. Morgue-like hotels Themed hotels, hotels on moon/Mars, sustainable codes (enforced), passports/visas thru ICUs Themed hotels, hotels on moon/Mars, sustainable codes (enforced), passports/visas thru ICUs

6 Hotels in 2050 Hotel Management Hotel Management Paperless purchasing (thru ICUs) Paperless purchasing (thru ICUs) Instantly download customer info Instantly download customer info Surveys, preferences, etc. Surveys, preferences, etc. Robotics for maids, etc. Robotics for maids, etc. Keyless doors and security with ICUs Keyless doors and security with ICUs Human Resources Human Resources Pay/conditions much better = a Resource! Pay/conditions much better = a Resource! I.T. = improve quality of life, not wage wars!

7 The Non-Stop City Urban Growth Urban Growth Population (cities w/ 50 million people) Population (cities w/ 50 million people) Increased crime, poverty, stress, etc. Increased crime, poverty, stress, etc. Solution? Solution? Time as a resource Time as a resource A 24 hour economy A 24 hour economy

8 The Non-stop City Europe closes at night, US awakes Europe closes at night, US awakes 3 or 4 work shifts per day! 3 or 4 work shifts per day! Businesses & school = 24/7 (Walmart) Businesses & school = 24/7 (Walmart) Timeshare desks and housing! Timeshare desks and housing! Recreation, etc. at nite (removal of blue laws) Recreation, etc. at nite (removal of blue laws) Other solutions Other solutions 8 day week (3 weekend days) Earthday 8 day week (3 weekend days) Earthday Global Time (internet) Global Time (internet)


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