The tourism industry, as part of the service sector, has become an important source of income for many regions and even for entire countries. Developing countries in particular, often look to increase foreign revenue through tourism.
Tourism ( = travel for pleasure to other places) has been around for thousands of years, and many of the major religions (e.g. Christianity, Buddhism and Islam) have traditions of pilgrimage. In recent times however, it is not all good for tourism. Due to globalisation, a number of cities and regions around the world are increasingly experiencing the negative aspects of tourism.
Read the nine sentences below
Identify the keywords and any synonyms (e.g. affect = impact)
Watch and listen to the video above (as many times as you need)
Complete the sentences with NO MORE than TWO WORDS.
When you are ready, enter your answers in the test sheet below.
Tourism can affect cities through overcrowding, pollution, bad behaviour and _______
Due to overcrowding, people climbing Mt Everest experience ___________
A beach in Thailand has been closed to protect the _____________
In Bali, it is expected that by 2020 the water supply will have __________
Bad behaviour of tourists includes intentionally damaging ____________
In Croatia, tourists drunken behaviour has resulted in fines for drinking ________
Tourism also contributes to rising prices, particularly in relation to _________
Building resorts for tourists can result in villagers ______________
Some cities are taking measure to deal with the effects of ______________