You are hereMost of the world's poor live in countries where tourism is a growing industry. Tourism does not benefit the poorest. How can the income generated by tourism benefit the poor? And how can we ensure that tourism does not destroy traditional cultures and wa

Most of the world's poor live in countries where tourism is a growing industry. Tourism does not benefit the poorest. How can the income generated by tourism benefit the poor? And how can we ensure that tourism does not destroy traditional cultures and wa


gillgurpreet's picture

By gillgurpreet - Posted on 11 November 2013

Essay topic: 

Most of the world's poor live in countries where tourism is a growing industry. Tourism does not benefit the poorest. How can the income generated by tourism benefit the poor? And how can we ensure that tourism does not destroy traditional cultures and way of life? What are your views?

Tourism has become one of the most profitable sectors which run well for most governments. However, there is a concern that their poor citizens do not benefit from the business of tourism, especially in an economic viewpoint. Furthermore, what some people worry about is that local cultures can be eroded due to tourisms. This essay will examine a numbers of solutions that could alleviate these side effects of tourism.

There are two good ideas for providing greater opportunities in taking part of this business to the poor. Firstly, in spite of allowing foreign firms to run business in tourism area, the government should strictly limit this number of businesses, such as hotels, shops, and restaurants. The government should open widely these business opportunities to the local communities. By limiting the number of foreign businesses, the local people could develop their businesses, such as ethnic shops, restaurants, and accommodation which in turn can raise their income too. Another vital role of the government might be by providing soft-loans for running a business by the poor. This would be a good idea as soft loans have low interest and long term payment. Unfortunately, some countries could not easily afford adequate funds to execute this solution.

In terms of preserving traditional cultures and ways of life, it would be useful to increase the pride and 'sense of belonging' of the local people. It could be done by the help of education. In Indonesia, there are a number of subjects in elementary to high school which relate to our cultures. In addition, the business doers in tourism, such as travel agencies , tourist bureau, and also tourist guide could inform foreigners to understand better and respect the native cultures.

For all of these viewpoints, the government should limit the number of foreign co operations and stimulate the poor to actively engage in the tourism businesses.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Tags
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(97 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Many people assume that the goal of every country should be to produce more materials and goods.To what extent do you agree or disagree? fialka
The graph below shows the quantities of goods transported in the UK between 1974 and 2002 by four different modes of transport. fialka
Some say that it would be better if the majority of employees worked from home instead of travelling to a work place every day.Do you think the advantages of working from home outweigh the disadvantages? Marjan Mazaheri
The pie charts below show the average household expenditures in a country in 1950 and 2010.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.Write at least 150 words.Average Household Expenditures Madhuka
The chart below shows information about changes in average house prices in five different cities between 1990 and 2002 compared with the average house prices in 1989.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make compariso Zhingyilow
IELTS essay:Write a letter :Want to change courses essayking
As most people spend a major part of their adult life at work, job satisfaction is an important element of individual wellbeing. What factors contribute to job satisfaction? How realistic is the expectation of job satisfaction for all workers? eddysuaib
Young people in modern world seem to have more power and influence than any previous young generation.Why is this the case? What impact does this have on the relationship between old and young people? panji sticky icon
Do small children learn more quickly than adults? Tessy James
As computers are being used more and more in education, there will soon be no role for the teacher in the classroom. To what extent do you agree or disagree? bina

Term
GENERAL TRAINING WRITING TASK 1You are working for a company. You need to take some time off work and want to ask your manager about this.Write a letter to your manager. In your letter-Explain why you want to take time off work-Give details of the amount sliwer IELTS
Write complaint letter to the airline manager regarding the behavior of one of staff members on your flight. In your letter- Give full details of your flight.- Say what the problem with the staff member was.- What would you like the manager to do regardin marzieh IELTS
Nowadays environmental problems are too big to be managed by individual persons or individual countries. In other words, it is an international problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree? praharshani IELTS Writing Task II
The Reason Why I Like Education drjowelynt IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays, environmental problems are too big to be managed by individual persons or individual countries. In other words, it is an international problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree? su sozen IELTS
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
Topic: Happiness is considered very important in life? Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness? pateltejas IELTS
Writing task I (General)You were hurt in a minus accident inside a supermarket, and you wish to complain to the supermarket.Write a letter to the manager of the supermarket. In your letter :* Say who you are.* Give details about the accident.* Suggest how TEST-English School IELTS
The tables below show the students per lecturer and the number of students in various practice and lecture based subjects. Summarise the information in the following three tables and make comparisons where relevant fialka sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some say that it would be better if the majority of employees worked from home instead of travelling to a workplace every day.Do you think the advantages of working from home outweigh the disadvantages? fialka IELTS

Term
Nowadays cultures of different countries are becoming more similar than they used to be.What are the reasons? Is it a positive or a negative development? Give your own opinion and examples. Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that cell phones should be for personal use only; Others, however, feel cell phones should be used mostly for work. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. drjowelynt IELTS Writing Task II
It is better for children to grow in countryside than in a big city. Do you agree or disagree. sahaj brar IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that air travel creates a great deal of pollution and consumes a considerable amount of fuel resources. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Give reasons and examples from yourown personal experience. Suraj IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
In the past lecturers could teach a certain number of students in one lecture hall. With the development of new technology it’s hard to justify the reason to participate in the lecture physically and not via the Internet. Do you agree or disagree with thi Miachel IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II

Many people spend a lot of time using communication technology. What are the reasons for this? What is the impact on the relationships with their families and other people? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays cultures of different countries are becoming more similar than they used to be.What are the reasons? Is it a positive or a negative development? Give your own opinion and examples. Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
We Live Today In An Electronic Information Age. It Is To Be Connected By Technology yet Many People Seem No Closer To Feeling Happy In Their Live WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
Should wealthy nations be required to share their wealth among poorer nations by providing such things as food and education? or is the responsibility of the government of poorer countries to look after their own citizen? Sabee IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays families are not as close as used to. what are the reason and give som solutions to reduce this problem. sahaj brar IELTS Writing Task II
essayE-rater's picture

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 7.0 out of 9
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 16 15
No. of Words: 310 350
No. of Characters: 1565 1500
No. of Different Words: 171 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.196 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.048 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.686 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 115 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 87 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 61 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 37 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 19.375 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 6.112 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.375 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.313 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.508 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.033 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5

gillgurpreet's picture

hello sir what can i do to improve my band score

essayE-rater's picture

Still need to improve the language. Look:
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.033 0.07

Read more essays by top users and learn from them how to develop ideas and sentences.