Negative Effects Of Tourism

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DISCUSSION Apart from the interviewing method, I have illustrated my viewpoint on the topic “Is tourism bad or good?” by combining some points that have been mentioned by the respondents and further research that haven’t been discussed to support my point of view. I have separated tourism impacts into three main categories which are economical, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts. ❖ Introduction Tourism, occurring at the same time as the rising of globalisation, allows the flows of goods, services, and people from one place to another, including with developments in electronic technology, communication, and transportation (Ezeanzi, 2015). Tourism, therefore, is hard to separate from globalization, because globalisation has visibly…show more content…
However, according to the thriving of tourism, it has been negotiated by scholars whether tourism is bad or good. Because the impacts of tourism have generated both positive and negative outcomes to the destination. It can be said that tourism generates the growth in economics and improves the living of the local by providing facilities and infrastructure. On the other hand, some people argue that tourism has negatively generated socio-cultural impacts and caused several environmental problems. In my point of view, everything has its pros and cons; there is nothing in this world has only a positive side, there is always the drawbacks in contrast with its benefits, and so does tourism. Therefore, this paper will be provided the impacts of tourism in both good and bad sides in order to support my…show more content…
To elaborate, more and more tourists are visiting destinations feature through films and television series, which this circumstance is called film-induced tourism or movie-induced tourism (Hudson & Ritchie, 2006b). Many film locations around the world become the pull factors for tourists to visit. Korea is one of the destinations that has represented as a place of emotional attachment that the film-induced tourists have with the films. Therefore, it motivates those tourists to experience their film impressive scene at the filmed locations. This, hence, generates a large amount of income to the community, which the destination was first unknown by the tourists (Rewtrakunphaiboon, n.d.). To elaborate, the Korean series named ‘Stairway to Heaven’, was very popular in Asia. Its most impressive scene was shot at the Lotte World. After the release of the film, the Lotte World has become the popular attraction among Asian tourists (Aran, 2007). However, mass tourists could also deteriorate to the destinations (Rewtrakunphaiboon, n.d.). Luckily, Korean films were positively represented its destination, nevertheless some countries were revealed on its dark side, which will be discussed later in the politics of representation in socio-cultural impact’s
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