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The Economic Impacts of Tourism(2)

The Economic Impacts of Tourism (2)
After we learn about the significant factor of scale. Now we come to another part. We focus on the developing countries. Economic impacts of tourism can be particularly marked in developing countries. The Indonesia island of Bali provides a good example about the gains and problems that can arise from tourism development in a destination located in a developing country. For job employment,since tourism began to grow importance in the 1960s. A significant number of jobs has been created.
These have been in the relatively obvious categories of hotel workers and the bar staff but also in perhaps less obvious areas such as boat hire cycle hire and repair,car and motorcycle hire food and drink selling the souvenir making and selling. Tourism is also said to have a revived the arts and crafts activities of painting and wood carving as well as the introduction of new arts activities, including batik making .
Okay this slide we come to summary of economic impacts. As a summary , economic impacts are one of the most researched area of tourism They have tended to be far more researched than other forms of impact. Economic impacts can be sub-divided into both positive and negative groupings. Often countries perceived positive economic benefits as the major type of tourism impact and hence are supportive of tourism development. Evidence suggests that a number of developing countries have selected tourism as part of their approach to development. Such countries desire the positive economic benefits. However, they tend to be less aware that their tourists may also bring some negative economic effects.
With the aim to maximize the economic benefits and minimize costs tourism requires careful planning and management. Ok This is the end of this chapter

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