Social Nature of Tourism

discrimination ‡ Stereotyping. prejudice. Social change & multicultural understanding Reduces: Stereotyping.negative feeling or attitude towards a person or a group even if it lacks basis ‡ Prejudice.negative actions toward members of a specific social group that may be manifested in avoidance.POSITIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 1. ‡ Discrimination.negative opinion about a person or group based on incomplete knowledge. aversion or even violence .

quality of life . Adaptation to the realities of modern life & improvement of the host communities lifestyle ‡ In terms of: technology. facilities.POSITIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 2.

Improved health conditions & disease control -tourist s desire for high quality of public facilities raises the standard for the local community -residents become aware of good hygiene .POSITIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 3. Use of foreign language 4.

public transportation . Social saturation -overcrowding -competition over resources Examples: traffic jams. malls.NEGATIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 1.

behavior and roles -women get more job than men -traditional forms of employment/livelihood are altered ex: fisherman-boat for rent(island hopping) .NEGATIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 2. Changes in the social structure.

NEGATIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 3. Community problems -prostitution -snatching. tourists are the targets .

Negative demonstrative effect -local people imitate the tourist s behavior/action .NEGATIVE Social Impacts of Tourism 4.

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Activity Familiarity vs.Relaxation vs. Autonomy Order vs. Novelty Dependence vs. Disorder .

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