LEDW Case Study: Impacts of Tourism Development on Jordan

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  • Jordan
    • Environmental Impacts of Tourism Development
      • Positive
        • Protection/ preservation/ conservation of wildlife
      • Negative
        • Destruction of wildlife
        • Water scarcity
        • Big resorts are eye sores
        • Destruction of the surroundings
    • Economic Impacts of Tourism Development
      • Positive
        • Foreign direct investment
        • Foreign currency earnings
        • Increased jobs
        • Income for the economy
      • Negative
        • Low paid/ skilled jobs
        • Economic leakage
        • Over dependency on tourism
    • Socio-cultural Impacts of Tourism Development
      • Positive
        • Preservation/ conservation of the local customs and traditions and language
        • Increased number of jobs
        • More facilities to use
        • Increased multiculturality
        • More chance of going on holiday
      • Negative
        • Low paid/ skilled jobs
        • Dilution/loss of culture and traditions
        • Higher cost of living
        • Increased house prices

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