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Town Expansion The Tourism Killer. We will see how tourism is changing and why cities must stop their expansion. First we will see how cities are creating more and more tourists facilities. In a second step we will see that tourism has beneficial effects

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The tourism industry is for many cities around the world a major source of incomes. Today every part of the world is reachable for everybody. That is why cities are in a perpetual expansion in order to accommodate up tourists. But what we will see here is that this expansion is not without consequences. Why a source of benefits could be a terrible source of problems? We are going to highlight some consequences created by the mass tourism. We will see how tourism is changing and why cities must stop their expansion. First we will see how cities are creating more and more tourists facilities. In a second step we will see that tourism has beneficial effects for these cities and to finish we will see which impact has the tourism on the environment and why the tourism is going to die. The World Tourism Organization shows that cities are highly demanded by tourists. Which explain why main cities in USA are developing more and more facilities for them. In fact tourists of all sorts rather consume a product where a product is made. The tourist enjoy going to the destination and spend his money there. This situation creates an opportunity for local businesses. ...read more.

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The tourism is creating facilities but even the creator ignore for how many time this construction will last. Visitors will come to an area restricted by their lack of knowledge about the destination. In this restricted areas tourists will be able to find everything they need to enjoy their trip in a different city. If in those cities we can find streets full of tourist facilities. So the tourist will be happy to find the same or even more comfort than he has in its own city. It is exactly what the tourist is looking for. It is for these reasons that a city is developing some areas or some street only for tourism. There is a main reason why a tourist comes into a city it is for "its historic buildings and urban landscapes, visitor attractions and convention facilities. These can be described as the urban product." (iclei.pdf) For a variety of reasons, tourism continues to be an increasingly attractive alternative for improving the economies of small cities and town. People travel more today than ever before. "Along with an increase in the number of people moving from one place to another comes increased opportunities to serve the unique needs of the traveler. ...read more.

Conclusion

(http://www.greenpeace.org) According to a study conducted by the OMT, the mass tourism industry produces less than 5% of greenhouse gases or 1.3 billion tones each year. Three quarts of those emissions is produced by tourist transportations. Also the OMT experts warn that the tourism industry might die. The consequence of this pollution is the global warming, as everybody knows it warm up the atmosphere and it melts the Kilimanjaro snows, Venice will be submerged and some Maldives Islands will be swallowed by the sea. (http://www.astrolab-parc-national-mont-megantic.org) To conclude, we all agreed that the tourism has beneficial impact on the economy, and that is why countries invest in this industry, for most of them it is the principal source of income. It is not something that we are contradicting. But, we must seriously think environment friendly, the cities expansion is killing the planet but also the tourism. Tourism agencies will loose all their clients because of the pollution. People also cannot bear anymore spending holidays in polluted cities. The tourism will not survive and we will not either. Why do you think we already start the spatial tourism? Cited Work http://www.gdrc.org/uem/eco-tour/cities-tour.html http://www.fathom.com/course/21701788/session4.html http://www.astrolab-parc-national-mont-megantic.org worldtourisminput.pdf worldtourisminput.pdf http://www.greenpeace.org ?? ?? ?? ?? Town Expansion The Tourism Killer ENG 130 Town Expansion The Tourism Killer ENG 130 4 1 ...read more.

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