tourism as an industry has been travelling with the wild pace of technological advancements and aboard are people from different places and cultures interacting with inceasing ease..... since , the globe had been shrunk into a village
unlike our predecessors, we can affordably and in a shorter time travel across the world in large numbers comparatively safe. tourism being on of the biggest and fastest growing industries globally, its benefits and the challenges, keenly observed by goverments affects the economic, socio cultural, environmental and educational resources of nations.
the positive effect of tourism on a country's economic include the growth and development of various industries directly linked with a healthy tourism industry, such as transportation, accommodation, wiildlife, arts and entertainment.things brings about the creation of new jobs and revenue generated from foreign exchange, investments and payment of goods and services provided.
the nature of the world economy dictates that it's mostly people from developed nations who travel as tourist to the developing ones, much more than do people from developing nations visit as tourist the developed ones. this result in a downward stream of cultural influences that in cases have proven to be detrimental, as they were not in cohesion with the environment, economy and culture.
the environment can be greatly affected by tourism in cases where the attraction is a vista of nature's beauty, visits of people in large numbers could mean huge amounts of treading and pollution of material such plastic,waste, bottles, which in the long run could be disruptive to the habitats of both faunal and floral life.
in the guest to provide facilities for tourism the environment has been affected in other ways, large hotels and other facilities for tourism and like consume large amounts of power in their guest to provide a long list of patrons with all the hip electronic comforts.
the tourism themselves face several difficulties in their quest for, journey and stay in these foreign lads, such as the sometimes tiring search for visas and the duration most places on stay permitted by host country. another is security, most places becauase of frequent tourist visit have become targets for criminal activities such as kidnapping and terrorism