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What is mass tourism?

Mass tourism involves a large number of tourists coming to one destination

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Advantages of mass tourism

- Tourism brings jobs and employment for a range of people

- People who have previously survived on subsistence agriculture gain regular work with a more reliable wage

- Construvtion jobs, building new hotels, roads, and the appropriate infrastructure, often go to local people

- New leisure facilities are developed that can be used by locals as well as the tourists

- The multiplier effect will help to expand and develop the economy of the host country

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Disadvantages of mass tourism

- Jobs are often seasonable especially in winter sports areas. Local peopl may find themselves out of work in the off season periods

- The tourist industry is dominated by large companies who sell package holidays. Local people benifit less because the companies employ their own workers

- Most of the jobs in the tourist industry are low-paid, with unsociable hours and are often menial

- Profits made by the travel companies more often go back the the MEDC at the expense of the host country

- Tourists can be narrow-minded and often prefer familiar foods, so much is imported rather than being locally produced

- Newly constructed hotels are often built to a corporate design and ruin the local environment or change the character of the tourist destination

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Mr. Pittaway


Excellent but what about "the the" look again at your presentation

Leanne A


Learn to spell Soph :D



multiplier effect!!!! i luv that word 



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