Thispaper discusses one of the important aspects related to the tourism in Oman andpoints of attractions also because tourism is one of the integral parts of theinfrastructure of any country. There are many types of hotels in Muscat whichare normal, luxurious, five stars and even resorts. The packages, promotion,accommodation and dinning of each hotel is totally different experience. As faras other attractions are concerned they are also part of the report, the fourgiven questions were answered in this paper. The paper should discuss the pointpattern analysis using GIS Introduction Omanis a beautiful country with natural beauty and discovering the Muscat Governatefor the tourists it is totally new and different experience.
The main aim ofthis assignment is to know that hotels, attractions and restaurants along withtheir current operations and workings. Also to know point pattern analysis. Theaverage size of the hotels and tourist destination has shown remarkableincrease in past few years. The aim of the assignment is mentioned clearly in theassignment.Literature reviewAccordingto Leiper (2009) the changingpatterns of the hotel business shows that mostly tourists love to visit theurban destinations. The large number of movement pattens is a actually thereflection of the interaction of the four factors which are.TerritoryParticipation incommercial day tourExtradestination travelMovements oftourists within a destination Question no 1Douglas (1987)described those hotels and attractions considerations as a point patterns arereasonable because understanding the guest satisfaction and requirement is verymuch important. Tourism and tourism geography studies further acknowledge that hotellocation has a paramount on tourists and movements.
The conceptual approachshows that other points of interest should also be considered in this regardwhich are.TransportationportalsConventioncentersCentralbusiness district ( CBD)EntertainmentvenuesTourist’sattractions.Question no 2Spatial distribution Moderndevelopment and distribution in hotel industry has shown the speedy growth inthe economic activity. The spatial distribution of the hotel chains has gonethrough four phases which includes.Thefirst phase was the longest in which hotels only operated in domestic marketsand there was no concept of the internationalization.
Thesecond stage was beginning of the internalization and globalization.Thethird stage was joining of tourism and hospitality business after the successin a abroad.Thelast stage is a global character when whole planet is viewed as a potentialmarket. Question no3McAdam (1999) explorethat average and nearest directional distribution can be analyzed by temporalqueries and spatial data in context with spatial data.Thedirectional distribution tells that designing of the travel plan is crucial.
Question no 4Yesthe nearest neighbors provide the sufficient information regarding hotels andattractions for instance The Royal Opera House. Bait Al Zubair Museum,Bahar Al Jissah Resort, Corniche and The Wave is are some of theattractions in the Muscat city. MethodologyThemethodology was using of the sampling techniques and questionnaire was designedto ask different questions to respondents. The collection of data was done in a6 days of time period.Data usedThedata collection technique was used by gathering of both qualitative andquantitative data. As far as qualitative is concerned books, journals, periodicals,articles and face to face survey was done with the hotel manager.
Whilequantitative includes the figures about the hotels and attractions of MuscatGovernorate and the result was in numbers. Quantative research is used whenit’s clearly known that what data is required to find out or open ended andclose ended questions are asked to respondents.Analysis ResultsThesurvey showed that respondents have positive views on the hotel and attractionsin Muscat region. The expansion of the hotel business is primarily created byintroduction of new brands within existing cooperate chains. The overall andtotal result was 84% of the total and the other 16% of the respondents refusedto answer.Directional Distribution Using thedirectional distribution tool shows that both attractions and hotels locatednear to each other and the distribution is linked between both of them.
The AverageNearest NeighborFor both hotelsand attractions the tool used here is The Average Nearest Neighbor and from thereports below it shows that both of the distribution is clustered which meansthat the distribution is based on similar characteristics in specific area. Average NearestNeighbor Summary Observed Mean Distance: 846.5057 Meters Expected Mean Distance: 1621.3899 Meters Nearest Neighbor Ratio: 0.
522086 z-score: -10.057104 p-value: 0.000000 Dataset Information Input Feature Class: mct_hotels Distance Method: EUCLIDEAN Study Area: 1272390138.551651 Selection Set: False Average NearestNeighbor Summary Observed Mean Distance: 1626.
3196 Meters Expected Mean Distance: 3609.1346 Meters Nearest Neighbor Ratio: 0.450612 z-score: -9.
575226 p-value: 0.000000 Dataset Information Input Feature Class: mct_attractions Distance Method: EUCLIDEAN Study Area: 4324583048.564745 Selection Set: False Conclusion Fromthe above foregoing discussion it has been concluded that total no of hotels inMuscat Governorate are 96 and restaurants are 456.
Many tourists are attractedby the packages and promotional services given by hotels. The ministry of tourism also took measures toincrease the overall income by this sector. Muscatis 3rd cleanest city of the world and tourist attractions as well.The top class hotels of the Muscat Governorate includes the following The Chedi MuscatIbis MuscatRadisson BluPark InnHoliday InnGrand HayatMuscatThe Cave