Environmental Impacts Tourism

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The aim of this study is obtained information on the positive environmental impacts of tourism in Jamaica. This project seeks to identify if tourism contributes more positive than negative impacts on the environment. Also, this study will be looking at what some of the positive impacts are as well as some of benefits these impacts has on individual and the community.
Sample Population
The study will be conducted Portland which is located on the east coast of the island. This destination was chosen because; it promotes a natural and eco-friendly environment. A sample of 40 questionnaires will be used to gather information from both males and females between the ages of 18 and 45. Sample is defined as a portion taken
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Questionnaire is a written document that contains questions, and scale rating for persons to write and choose from. This method was chosen because it has proven to be one of the most effective, common and familiar tool used to obtain information. It is cost effective, easy to administered, analyzes, and complete. Questions are usually straight forward and can be completed within the individual own available time. Also, it allowed a quick and simple respond within a short space of time. Questionnaires can be distributed to a larger number of people at the same time, and it allows for a pattern in answer since everyone will be given the same questions. This will be most suitable because, it allows the researchers to measure and make comparison between a group of…show more content…
The researchers will be focused on gathering data from the members of Portland in order to prove if the statement is true. The type of research method that will be used is quantitative which allows for information to be gathered by structured questions and numerical data which is easier for the researcher to analyze and interpret. The instruments used in survey will be questionnaires and observations. These tools are easy to use and less time consuming.
In order for the research to be reliable, it has to be valid because of the consistency it will provide and the accuracy in results and findings. The data will be organized and presented in both tabular and graphical which are tools that allows for easy comparisons and tracking. The topic highlights an issue that exists in society. The environment is a vulnerable part of the country that needs to be taken care in order for ecosystems and mankind to survive. It is an impact of tourism that requires attention from the government to bring forth protection and

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