Problems of Tourism in MEDC's and LEDC's

Problems of Tourism in MEDC's and LEDC's

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  • Created on: 01-06-12 15:21

Conflict caused by tourism

  • bad behaviour - party destination
  • noisy tourists - locals move away from towns
  • building projects change the environment
  • puts pressure on electricity and water supplies
  • buildings destroy animals and environment
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Problems tourism in MEDC's and LEDC's


  • more traffic
  • more nosie
  • less land for housing - locals move elsewhere


  • tourist developments use farmland - less food locally produced - locals buy more expensive food so they have less money
  • money goes to MEDC's because of the tourist companies from them and not to the country where tourism is
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Problems in both MEDC's and LEDC's

Problems in both MEDC's and LEDC's:

  • low income
  • seasonal jobs
  • poor working conditions
  • young people move away to work in tourism
  • electricity and water limited
  • lack of respect for religion - dress inappropriately
  • noise pollution and crowding
  • environmental issues
  • loss of local trades
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