.Tourism generates local employment, both directly in the tourism
sector and in various support and resourcesm anagemenst ectors.
.Tourism stimulates profitable domestic industries -hotels and
other lodging facilities, restaurants and other food services,
transportation systems, handicrafts, and guide services.
.Tourism generates foreign exchange for the country and injects
capital and new money into the local economy.
.Tourism diversifies the local economy, particularly in rural areas
where agricultural employment may be sporadic or insufficient.
.Increased tax revenues from tourists can be reaped if a local sales
tax is added to the provincial and federal taxes already in place.
.Employment opportunities will be created in the business
communities due to the influx of tourists who will need goods
.Increased entrepreneurial opportunities will provide goods and
services not already available in the community and create new
.Improved road systems and infrastructure can be financed through
.Tourism can enhancel ocal cultural awarenessb, ut eventually might
.Tourism can generate income to help pay for preservation of
archaeological sites, historic buildings, and districts.
.Despite many criticisms about alteration of cultures to unacceptable
levels, the sharing of cultural knowledge and experience can be
beneficial for both the hosts and the guests at tourist destinations,
and could result in the revival of local traditions and crafts.
The quality of life of a community can be enhanced by economic
diversification through tourism, following the principles of sustainable
.Tourism creates recreational and cultural facilities that can be
used by local communities as well as domestic and international
.Public spaces may be developed and enhanced through tourism
.Tourism enhances local community esteem and provides the
opportunity for greater understanding and communication among
peoples of diverse backgrounds.