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Tourism in thailand (phuket)

  1. 1. Tourism in Thailand (Phuket)<br />Fumiya Shigematsu<br />TSEA Prd.3<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Phuket is one of the beach holiday destination in Asia.<br />Lies in the Andaman Sea (South of Thailand)<br />Many tourists visit<br />Getting massive amount of <br /> money from tourists.<br />Many beaches that attracts <br /> tourists<br />
  3. 3. Research Question and THESIS Statement<br />Should the government keep developing Phuket tourism as usual?<br />THESIS STATEMENT<br /> The government should stop developing Phuket tourism because it is ruining natural resources, the economy and causing many social problems. <br />
  4. 4. Opposing Argument 1 <br />Economic Benefits <br /><ul><li> Investment from other countries
  5. 5. Thailand 6.7% of the GDP is travel and tourism industry
  6. 6. Phuket is contributing 2% of that percentage
  7. 7. High amount of revenue
  8. 8. 5.5 million tourists in 2007 </li></li></ul><li>Supporting Argument 1<br />Economic Problems<br /><ul><li>Cost of Living
  9. 9. The Revenue is decreasing since last year
  10. 10. Customer behavior has changed
  11. 11. Baht appreciation</li></li></ul><li>Opposing Argument 2<br />Social Benefits<br /><ul><li>Employment </li></ul> Hospitality industry, IT business or real estate business<br /><ul><li>2nd biggest</li></ul> bars, restaurant, guest houses and hotels<br />
  12. 12. Supporting Argument 2<br />Social Problems<br /><ul><li>Immigrants</li></ul>Many immigrant were arrested by illegal entry to Thailand<br /><ul><li>Gangs
  13. 13. AIDS</li></ul>Currently 3,813 people undergoing HIV/Aids treatment in the Phuket<br /><ul><li>Prostitution</li></li></ul><li>Supporting Argument 3<br />Environment Problems<br /><ul><li>Destroying natural resources
  14. 14. Destroying Coral Reefs
  15. 15. Garbage are dumped into beaches
  16. 16. They are laws but no action happening</li></li></ul><li>Conclusion and Solutions<br />Conclusion<br /><ul><li>If they keep developing Phuket, then there will be more problems and it will make Phuket Corrupt</li></ul>Solution<br /><ul><li>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. </li></li></ul><li>Work cited<br />ChinmaneevongChadamas “Phuket preps for poor peak season.” Bangkok Post, 2 October, 2009. NewsBank School Library Collection, December 11, 2009. < http://infoweb.newsbank.com/ ><br />Paung Shah “Thai Authorities Arrest Hundreds of Burmese Migrant Workers.” The Irrawaddy, May 10, 2007. The Irrawaddy. December 12, 2009 < http://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=7140 ><br />SrimaleeSomluck “Tourism drives boom time.” The Nation Business, 2 may, 2008. The Nation Business, December 11, 2009. < http://nationmultimedia.com/2008/05/02/business/business_30072039.php ><br />“A teenager died because of the gang fight in Phuket Thailand.” Personal Thailand, December 8, 2007. Personal Thailand, December 12, 2009 < http://www.personalthailand.com/wordpress/a-teenager-died-because-of-the-gang-fight-at-phuket-thailand/ ><br />“Arrivals.” The Post Publishing Public, 2008. Diethelm Travels Thailand Tourism Review 2007, December 9, 2009. < http://www.bangkokpost.com/tourismreview2007/index.html ><br />“Cost of Living in Phuket, Thailand.” Phuket Picture, 2008. Phuket Thailand Travel Guide, December 9, 2009. < http://www.phuketpicture.com/costofliving.asp ><br />“Introduction to Phuket.” Know Phuket 2006. Know Phuket, December 9, 2009 < http://www.knowphuket.com/introduction.htm ><br /> “Living in Phuket.” Know Phuket 2006. Know Phuket, December 9, 2009 < http://www.knowphuket.com/livinginphuket.htm ><br />“Naughty Nightlife in Phuket.” Know Phuket. 2006. Know Phuket, December 9, 2009< http://www.knowphuket.com/naughtynightlife.htm ><br />“Tidal wave of irresponsible tourism kills Thailand’s paradise reefs.” CDNN 2008. CDNN, December 9, 2009 < http://www.cdnn.com.info/eco/e040921/e0409421.html ><br /> “The Nation: Tourism specialists agree: Phuket getting ugly.” The Nation, June 8, 2004. NewsBank School Library Collection, November 28, 2009. < http://infoweb.newsbank.com/ ><br />“The Nation: Big plans for investment in tourism.” The Nation, December 4, 2007. NewsBank School Library Collection. December 9, 2009 < http://infoweb.newsbank.com/ ><br /> “Welcome to Phuket.” Know Phuket 2006. Know Phuket, December 9, 2009 < http://www.knowphuket.com ><br />“ Phuket Jobs: Jobs in Phuket.” Phuketindex.com, 2003. Phuketindex.com. December 9, 2009 < http://phuketindex.com/travel/living-here/phuket-jobs.htm ><br />“Phuket Number One in HIV/AIDS nationwide.” The Nation, December 3, 2009. The Nation Thai Visa Forum, December 12, 2009 < http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/Phuket-Number-HIV-AIDS-Infections-t319277.html ><br /> “95 documented migrant workers arrested in Phuket.” Democracy for Burma, August 19, 2009. Democracy for Burma. December 12, 2009 < http://democracyforburma.wordpress.com/2009/08/19/95-documented-migrant-workers-arrested-in-phuket/ ><br />

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