Technology In Tourism Industry

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The level headedness built due to the use and the evolvement of modern IT has been demonstrated by a major impact in the number of travellers around the globe. Technology is adversely used in marketing, advertising and communication which includes internet providing travel and booking websites, social media, blogs, and offline billboards. Nowadays, travel agencies are less likely to be visited due to the CRS (Computer Reservation System) as it is expected to serve customers 24 hours throughout the year. The tourist industry has benefited of this need to stay in touch with their clientele, also known as e-commerce and e-marketing in the world we live in.

The use of web-based information systems has grown significantly over the
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Portraying the image of a tourist paradise has also become the destruction of eco-systems, the zonal ecological balance, agricultural development and increased consumption of natural resources. By overusing water, the most critical natural resource in hotels, attraction parks, swimming pools and golf courses, the population often has to endure its scarcity.

The use of land for resorts and other infrastructure provision for recreational facilities can cause a direct impact on both renewable and nonrenewable natural resources such as wildlife, soil, forests and minerals. In Mauritius, deforestation and demolition of individual species often occurs for a wider range of buildings. Providing tourist services can alter the landscape’s appearance (e.g billboard proliferation). The pollution and release of sewage, oil and chemicals has also been a negative impact on our coastal areas, which also includes in dismantling coral reefs and mangroves leading to erosion and killing its habitats. There can also be a pollution of lakes, rivers and oceans caused by large quantities of vast material and inadequately treated waste from tourist facilities and from oil spills of recreational
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Catastrophes like floods, earthquakes, tsunami, drought, flood, global warming and other natural disasters can have a serious effect on inbound and domestic tourism as well as on local industries. On our island, as we are often hit by cyclones, higher sea levels threatens loss and damages of coastal lands where the beaches can be found. Travellers can also inadvertently introduce non indigenous species, as can increases in trade of animals and plants which may lead to unwanted

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