The Effects of Tourism


The Effects of Tourism

The Negative Effects of the Growth of Tourism:-

Economic- (Jobs, Money, Profits and Business)

  • The desire to make money superseeds health and safety regulations.
  • Diverts labour away from non-tourist areas.
  • Poor building developments.
  • Foreign owned tourist complexes mean profits go off-shore.
  • Prices going up.
  • Conflict between environment and economy.

Social and Cultural- (People, Tradition, Lifestyle, Religion and Culture)

  • Increase in prostitution and social pathology included.
  • Drugs and crime.
  • Undersirable tourism.
  • Pseudo - Cultural activities to entertain tourists.
  • Westernisation of food and drink.
  • Increase in rift between rich and poor.


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