Negative Effects Of Tourism Essay

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Duurenbileg Professor Levi Norman Tourism To what extent does tourism negatively effects culture ? With concern for the environment growing rapidly and increasing pressure being placed on travellers to travel responsibly, it 's hardly surprising that the eco-tourism industry is booming. But even within the realm of ecotourism, the social implications of travel are often overlooked. Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial (mass) tourism. Its purpose may be to educate the traveler, to provide funds for ecological conservation, to directly benefit the economic development and political empowerment of…show more content…
Natives can’t buy expensive goods caused by tourism, and would lost their culture. Too much tourism negatively effects culture and environment, but normal tourism won’t effect necessary to natives life. Also tourists mainly come to see the scenery and wildlife, so there is pressure on wild animals, and wildlife. Also, tourism can lead to loss of culture. Loss of culture can take many forms. One major change can be seen in the production of souvenirs. Once tourists arrive in an area, the local people realize that money can be made by selling their crafts to visitors. After a while, though, crafts which once had a spiritual or cultural significance suddenly are just goods. Some designs may be changed to meet tourists demands and lose all cultural value. Traditional food, wares and customs are replaced with those of the traveller 's homeland, effectively creating a home away from
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