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TOURISM
This presentationis madeby
Jershan A. Devadas
Of Grade
IGCSE
BENEFITS OF TOURISM
Economic Impact
• Brings in valuable foreign currency to pay for goods and
services
• Provides job and income
• Provides governments with considerable tax revenues
• Reduce rural – urban migration
• Can act as a growth pole by stimulating the economy of
the larger region
• Create openings for small businesses
• Support many jobs in the informal sector
DISADVANTAGES OF
TOURISM
Economic Impact
• Economic leakages
• Local jobs menial*, low-paid, seasonal
• Money invested for tourism increases national debt
• At some destinations, tourists spend most money with less
benefit to the wider community
• Create larger multiplier effect*
• Locations become over-dependent on tourism
• Huge consumption of resources
• International trade agreements, such as General Agreement
on Trade in Services(GATS), allow global hotel giants to set
up in most countries.
ECONOMIC LEAKAGES
$
• Transport costs
• Payments to foreign owners of hotels and other
facilities
$
• Cost of goods and services imported for tourist
industry
• Remittances sent home
$
• Foreign debt
• Payments to foreign countries to build tourist
infrastructure
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL
IMPACT
The disadvantages include the following:
• Loss of owned land
• Abandonment of traditional values and practices
• Abuse of human rights by large companies and government
• Local people denied access to provide exclusivity for visitors
• Displacement of people
• Changing community structure
• Alcoholism and drug abuse
• Crime and prostitution
• Visitor congestion
• Loss of housing for local people
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT
Tourism can also have positive social and
cultural impacts:
• Increase the range of social facilities
• Greater understanding of people between
different cultures
• Strengthening family ties by visiting relatives
• Visiting ancient sites
• Develop foreign language skills
• Encourage migration
• Multitude of cultures congregating together for
major international events
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Advantages and disadvantages of tourism

  • 1.
  • 2. TOURISM This presentationis madeby Jershan A. Devadas Of Grade IGCSE
  • 3. BENEFITS OF TOURISM Economic Impact • Brings in valuable foreign currency to pay for goods and services • Provides job and income • Provides governments with considerable tax revenues • Reduce rural – urban migration • Can act as a growth pole by stimulating the economy of the larger region • Create openings for small businesses • Support many jobs in the informal sector
  • 4. DISADVANTAGES OF TOURISM Economic Impact • Economic leakages • Local jobs menial*, low-paid, seasonal • Money invested for tourism increases national debt • At some destinations, tourists spend most money with less benefit to the wider community • Create larger multiplier effect* • Locations become over-dependent on tourism • Huge consumption of resources • International trade agreements, such as General Agreement on Trade in Services(GATS), allow global hotel giants to set up in most countries.
  • 5. ECONOMIC LEAKAGES $ • Transport costs • Payments to foreign owners of hotels and other facilities $ • Cost of goods and services imported for tourist industry • Remittances sent home $ • Foreign debt • Payments to foreign countries to build tourist infrastructure
  • 6. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT The disadvantages include the following: • Loss of owned land • Abandonment of traditional values and practices • Abuse of human rights by large companies and government • Local people denied access to provide exclusivity for visitors • Displacement of people • Changing community structure • Alcoholism and drug abuse • Crime and prostitution • Visitor congestion • Loss of housing for local people
  • 7. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT Tourism can also have positive social and cultural impacts: • Increase the range of social facilities • Greater understanding of people between different cultures • Strengthening family ties by visiting relatives • Visiting ancient sites • Develop foreign language skills • Encourage migration • Multitude of cultures congregating together for major international events

Editor's Notes

  1. Menial - (of work) not requiring much skill and lacking prestige. Multiplier effect - a phenomenon whereby a given change in a particular input, such as government spending, causes a larger change in an output, such as gross domestic product.