This it is totally new and different experience. The

This
paper discusses one of the important aspects related to the tourism in Oman and
points of attractions also because tourism is one of the integral parts of the
infrastructure of any country. There are many types of hotels in Muscat which
are normal, luxurious, five stars and even resorts. The packages, promotion,
accommodation and dinning of each hotel is totally different experience. As far
as other attractions are concerned they are also part of the report, the four
given questions were answered in this paper. The paper should discuss the point
pattern analysis using GIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

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Oman
is a beautiful country with natural beauty and discovering the Muscat Governate
for the tourists it is totally new and different experience. The main aim of
this assignment is to know that hotels, attractions and restaurants along with
their current operations and workings. Also to know point pattern analysis. The
average size of the hotels and tourist destination has shown remarkable
increase in past few years. The aim of the assignment is mentioned clearly in the
assignment.

Literature review

According
to Leiper (2009) the changing
patterns of the hotel business shows that mostly tourists love to visit the
urban destinations. The large number of movement pattens is a actually the
reflection of the interaction of the four factors which are.

TerritoryParticipation in
commercial day tourExtra
destination travelMovements of
tourists within a destination 

Question no 1

Douglas (1987)
described those hotels and attractions considerations as a point patterns are
reasonable because understanding the guest satisfaction and requirement is very
much important. Tourism and tourism geography studies further acknowledge that hotel
location has a paramount on tourists and movements. The conceptual approach
shows that other points of interest should also be considered in this regard
which are.

Transportation
portalsConvention
centersCentral
business district ( CBD)Entertainment
venuesTourist’s
attractions.

Question no 2

Spatial distribution

Modern
development and distribution in hotel industry has shown the speedy growth in
the economic activity. The spatial distribution of the hotel chains has gone
through four phases which includes.

The
first phase was the longest in which hotels only operated in domestic markets
and there was no concept of the internationalization.The
second stage was beginning of the internalization and globalization.The
third stage was joining of tourism and hospitality business after the success
in a abroad.The
last stage is a global character when whole planet is viewed as a potential
market.

 

Question no3

McAdam (1999) explore
that average and nearest directional distribution can be analyzed by temporal
queries and spatial data in context with spatial data.

The
directional distribution tells that designing of the travel plan is crucial.

 

Question no 4

Yes
the nearest neighbors provide the sufficient information regarding hotels and
attractions for instance The Royal Opera House. Bait Al Zubair Museum,
Bahar Al Jissah Resort, Corniche and The Wave is are some of the
attractions in the Muscat city.

 

 

 

Methodology

The
methodology was using of the sampling techniques and questionnaire was designed
to ask different questions to respondents. The collection of data was done in a
6 days of time period.

Data used

The
data collection technique was used by gathering of both qualitative and
quantitative data. As far as qualitative is concerned books, journals, periodicals,
articles and face to face survey was done with the hotel manager. While
quantitative includes the figures about the hotels and attractions of Muscat
Governorate and the result was in numbers. Quantative research is used when
it’s clearly known that what data is required to find out or open ended and
close ended questions are asked to respondents.

Analysis

 

 

 

Results

The
survey showed that respondents have positive views on the hotel and attractions
in Muscat region. The expansion of the hotel business is primarily created by
introduction of new brands within existing cooperate chains. The overall and
total result was 84% of the total and the other 16% of the respondents refused
to answer.

Directional Distribution

Using the
directional distribution tool shows that both attractions and hotels located
near to each other and the distribution is linked between both of them.

 

The Average
Nearest Neighbor

For both hotels
and attractions the tool used here is The Average Nearest Neighbor and from the
reports below it shows that both of the distribution is clustered which means
that the distribution is based on similar characteristics in specific area.

 

 

Average Nearest
Neighbor 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 Nearest
Neighbor 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

From
the above foregoing discussion it has been concluded that total no of hotels in
Muscat Governorate are 96 and restaurants are 456. Many tourists are attracted
by the packages and promotional services given by hotels.  The ministry of tourism also took measures to
increase the overall income by this sector.

Muscat
is 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 Hayat
MuscatThe Cave