Firstly, many countries depend heavily upon foreigners traveling as a source of income.
With more tourists, more people are needed to build the accommodation, work in the tourist industry, sell farm produce to the hotels, and build new roads, car-parks, hotels, cable railways and restaurants, plus other infrastructure, which all provide employment both during construction, and in their subsequent operation.
This leads to the increasing of average standard of living and decreasing of unemployment.
Also tourism helps in slowdown of rural depopulation.
As we analyze advantages and disadvantages of tourism let’s say few words about problems concerning traveling.
First, it’s environmental damage: pollution, forest fires, destruction of sand dunes.
Another aspect is cultural, as sometimes foreigners act with no respect to national traditions (for example, the behavior of European women in Eastern countries).
The advantages and disadvantages of tourism can be in balance if we all become more attentive to each other and the world around us. The main social thing in travel industry is mutual respect.
Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of not only recreation, but also the provision of services for this act. It might occupy local services such as entertainment, accommodation and catering for tourists. It may seem, that tourism brings only benefits, but further consideration shows that it also has disadvantages.
Firstly, many countries depend heavily upon travel expenditures by foreigners as a source of taxation and as a source of income for the enterprises. Therefore, the development of tourism is often a strategy to promote a particular region for the purpose of increasing commerce through exporting goods and services.
Secondly, it provides direct employment for the people associated with occupations in bars and hotels. Thanks to it, the average standard of living of people increases well and at the same time unemployment is on the decrease....