Essay On Impact Of Tourism

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Tourism is the income of people from one place to another place for vacation, but it can also be for business or entertainment. Tourism can either be international or domestic. Tourism has an influence on any country, either it’s for a positive impact or a negative impact. An example one might consider includes that the tourism in that individual country could possibly increase the income and positively improve the economic aspect of the country, but tourism can also negatively impact the environment. Tourism can also affect the population living in the country due to the amount of tourism which furthers the idea of more jobs need to be created for the new tourists. Of course, the impacts of tourism on the country as well as the people in that country can be positive or negative. Those impacts can either last a long time for example the environmental can be negatively affected, or it can also be a short-term affect for example the economy of that country can be improved by a lot, but it wouldn’t always be positive for a long time. Tourism can also cause problems, such as social dislocation, loss of cultural heritage, economic dependence and ecological degradation. Sustainable tourism is becoming so popular that some say that what we presently call ‘alternative’ will…show more content…
Water, and especially fresh water, is one of the most crucial natural resources. The tourism industry continuously overuses water resources for newly built hotels, swimming pools, golf courses and all other personal use of water by tourists. This results in degradation of water supplies and water shortages. Also with all this water being used for these tourism purposes a greater volume of wastewater is being generated. An average golf course in a tropical country such as Thailand needs about 1500kg of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides per year and uses as much water as 60,000 rural
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