Flashcards in Mass Tourism Deck (7)
What are the positive economic impacts of mass tourism?
Earns foreign exchange
Halts our migration
What are the negative economic impacts of mass tourism?
Low income jobs
Many jobs created are poorly paid, low skilled and seasonal
A lot of the profit made by tourism goes to big companies
What are the positive social impacts of mass tourism?
Local cultures and traditions may be preserved
Infrastructure that's improved for tourists can also benefit locals
What are the negative social impacts of mass tourism?
Loss of peace and quiet
Tourists may look down on locals or treat them badly
Some locals such as farmers may lose their livelihood where tourism is developed
What are the positive environmental impacts of mass tourism?
Greater awareness of need for conservation of land scape
Income from tourism pays for conservation and repairs
What are the negative environmental impacts of mass tourism?
Destruction of environment I order to build roads and hotels
Pressure on landscapes such as footpath erosion
More litter and waste going into rivers and sea causing pollution