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Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
Tourism in thailand (phuket)
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Tourism in thailand (phuket)

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  • 1. Tourism in Thailand (Phuket)
    Fumiya Shigematsu
    TSEA Prd.3
  • 2. Introduction
    Phuket is one of the beach holiday destination in Asia.
    Lies in the Andaman Sea (South of Thailand)
    Many tourists visit
    Getting massive amount of
    money from tourists.
    Many beaches that attracts
    tourists
  • 3. Research Question and THESIS Statement
    Should the government keep developing Phuket tourism as usual?
    THESIS STATEMENT
    The government should stop developing Phuket tourism because it is ruining natural resources, the economy and causing many social problems.
  • 4. Opposing Argument 1
    Economic Benefits
    • Investment from other countries
    • 5. Thailand 6.7% of the GDP is travel and tourism industry
    • 6. Phuket is contributing 2% of that percentage
    • 7. High amount of revenue
    • 8. 5.5 million tourists in 2007
  • Supporting Argument 1
    Economic Problems
    • Cost of Living
    • 9. The Revenue is decreasing since last year
    • 10. Customer behavior has changed
    • 11. Baht appreciation
  • Opposing Argument 2
    Social Benefits
    • Employment
    Hospitality industry, IT business or real estate business
    • 2nd biggest
    bars, restaurant, guest houses and hotels
  • 12. Supporting Argument 2
    Social Problems
    • Immigrants
    Many immigrant were arrested by illegal entry to Thailand
    Currently 3,813 people undergoing HIV/Aids treatment in the Phuket
    • Prostitution
  • Supporting Argument 3
    Environment Problems
    • Destroying natural resources
    • 14. Destroying Coral Reefs
    • 15. Garbage are dumped into beaches
    • 16. They are laws but no action happening
  • Conclusion and Solutions
    Conclusion
    • If they keep developing Phuket, then there will be more problems and it will make Phuket Corrupt
    Solution
    • Reconsider about what they have done wrong and make suggestions to make Phuketas a wonderful and best resort like before when there were no problems compared to now.
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