What makes tourism important for any country?

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Tourism is a vast industry which provides a number of ancillary services. It helps generate a considerable amount of revenue for each country whether the person is travelling within a country or outside a country.

For e.g:- before a person travels either within the country or abroad, one buys the air tickets, gets visa, books a cab or a space at airport parking, does shopping for various travel accessories etc.

It also helps create employment opportunities especially for countries who rely a lot on tourism for revenue generation.

Apart from this, tourism helps in understanding the various cultural, geographical and historical facts of each country. It opens a whole new window to the world for the traveler enabling in broadening one’s horizon.

Tourism has become an important sector that has an impact on development of country economy. The main benefits of tourism are income creation and generation of jobs. For many regions and countries it is the most important source of welfare.

Because it brings in a lot of people who are willing to pay for things naturally found in that country, like fudge, and lava rocks. They pay for food, hotels, and other specialties at slightly higher prices than the natives would pay, as they are on vacation, and have money to burn, mostly. They then leave, and more come in, it creates jobs, and as long as there are a reason for people to come, then they will.

Tourism is backbone in financial hubs many countries in world because they earn tons of dollars every year. The other factor is to show your culture and living style to other peoples of worlds and promote their good things. London is best city in the world that attracts many travelers every year and one of the leading city in world most visited by travelers.

Tourism is possibly the greatest people-moving pursuit on the planet today, as well as one of the highest-grossing industries. The World Tourism Organization reported that in 2009 alone, 880 million international tourist arrivals were registered, and the United States reported over $90 billion in international tourist receipts. Based on the size, global presence, and continuous growth of the tourism industry, the importance of tourism research cannot be overstated. Such research is required to understand how to harness the benefits while avoiding the disadvantages associated with tourism.

A Guest Editorial