Economic Impacts of Tourism Geography

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  • Economic Impacts of Tourism
    • Tourists eat local food
      • Farmers get more money
    • Multiplier Effect
    • Tourists spend money, accomodation, food, sight seeing, souveneirs
      • Locals get more money
        • Spend it on improving life
    • Creates jobs, hotels and transport
      • Able to provide jobs for people with little education - e.g. Mexico and Nepal (LICs)
    • Multi National Companies take money back out of the county
      • Foreign workers
    • Unreliable. Number of tourists vary
    • Developing countries can become reliant on tourism, e.g. Maldives
      • can lead to mass unemployment
    • Can be poorly paid
      • Creates jobs, hotels and transport
        • Able to provide jobs for people with little education - e.g. Mexico and Nepal (LICs)
    • leakage
      • Multi National Companies take money back out of the county
        • Foreign workers
    • Only availible in peak times
      • Poorly controlled building because of rapid growth
        • Change natural environment

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