Kenya’s relations with the United States have greatly improved since independence. The relations were troubled in the 60s when Oginga Odinga was in government but they improved with his downfall in 1966. The two countries signed a treaty allowing the US military to US Kenyan bases and sea and in exchange, America assisted Kenya with economic and military assistance. Research shows that American business interests continue to grow at a high rate and the improved presence of USAID and Peace Corps program in Kenya is enough proof that the relations between Kenya and the US have continued to grow. Research also shows that over 125 US companies are represented in
After the second World War, mass tourism increased substantially. Its first real boom, mainly experienced by the western countries, was related to the economic development of society and to the increase in number of tourism services and recreational opportunities. Throughout the years, tourism has impacted positively on the world economy and on the countries’ national balance of payments. As estimated in Francisco Vellas’ economic analysis, today world tourism represents over 45% of tourism 's total contribution to GDP (Vellas 6). In addition, the tourism industry accounts for the creation of new jobs, especially for young people.
In 18 out of the 20 economies investigated, another dollar in Travel & Tourism creates more aggregate financial yield than the normal new dollar in the economy. Travel & Tourism additionally beats most of the key divisions we investigated as far as creating GDP over the whole economy. The business multiplier measures the effect over the whole economy as an offer of the immediate business affect alone. At 3.2, Travel & Tourism's more extensive effect per unit of direct GDP surpasses that of interchanges, budgetary administrations, training, farming, and mining. Just chemicals and vehicle assembling have higher multipliers over the 20 nations examined.
Tourism has been identified for its important participation in the economy in different small islands. Tourism serves to encourage the growth of basic infrastructure, participates in the development of businesses, attracts foreign investment and supports the transfer of information and technology (Riaz, Suhejla, and Michael, 2008). Tourism has also been observed as a promoter for the conservation and development of the environment as well as sustaining local culture and diversity. Tourism is associated with different key economic sectors like hotels, transport, restaurants, and construction. This is because of the fact that tourism has the ability to make multiplier impacts in different ancillary and supporting services.
There is an increase on water and electricity demand with a great impact on the wider and local environment. The tourism development affects the social system both positive and negative. This depends on the kind of tourism that develops in the area. (Eagles and McCool, 2002). Positive effects Many are the benefits of tourism in the social sector.
In a developing country, tourism is playing an important role and resources to a country’s national income, gross domestic product (GDP), and the economic growth. Based on the research of website, USA TOSAY, found that the positive effects lead from the aspect of tourism toward a country is create more job opportunity in the transportation industry, decrease the issue of unemployment rate and provide opportunity for small-scale business operation, especially those in the rural areas. From these a few types of effect, we have realized the tourism will make a bigger impact on the economic growth within a country. Notably, tourism is contributing positively to the gross domestic product and act important roles to the economy of Nigeria. Nigeria
12. Through the wide range of services needed to satisfy its requirements, tourism creates new activities of considerable importance which are a source of new employment. In this respect, tourism constitutes a positive element for social development in all the countries where it is practised irrespective of their level of development. 13. With respect to international relations and the search for peace, based on justice and respect of individual and national aspirations, tourism stands out as a positive and ever-present factor in promoting mutual knowledge and understanding and as a basis for reaching a greater level of respect and confidence among all the peoples of the world.
Governments view tourism as a tool for infrastructure development, job opportunities, earning foreign exchange, balance of payments, regional development and generating benefits for local communities (Glasson et al., 1995). Tourism development can increase individual’s income and revenues for host countries (Ahn et al., 2002). The development of tourism industry in Malaysia has achieved a level that can be proud of. Tourism related services are one of the main economic activities in Malaysia. It is the second largest foreign export earner, after manufacturing and has been growing since 2000 with international arrivals increasing by 9% per
The projects are on eco-tourism and handicraft production of indigenous people. These pilot projects have the potential to involve more local people in the management of activities such as habitat management, wardening and monitoring. Assessing and training will be provided as appropriate during the remainder of the project. The objective of this project is to increase the additional income to the local community through the production and marketing of handicrafts. The development of Semelai-run tourism services will improve their socio-economic status, reducing dependency on limited natural resources, and help to compensate the possible loss of revenue from traditional extractive activities.
Tourism has direct and indirect impact on the economy and society by creating job opportunity, generating revenue and profit, while on other picture tourism brings in negative effects like environmental problems, cultural erosion and most importantly crime rates due to its overwhelming expansion. At present, tourism has been contributing to different countries