International tourism has brought enormous benefits to many places. At the same time, there is concern about its impact on local  inhabitants ant the environment. Do the disadvantages of international tourism outweigh the advantages?

       
Tourism
is a highly profitable business globally. People all over the world can travel to different places to experience other cultures and belief systems. The main advantage is the extra income for the  governments and their people, whereas an increase in crime and destruction of facilities
are
Suggestion
is
the major drawbacks. In my opinion, the negative effects of international
tourism
are far greater than the positives.    The main benefit of
tourism
is the generation of revenue that can be used to improve the quality of life and its citizens. The funds which can be gotten from entrance fees, taxes on hotel reservations and flight tickets as well as food items
,
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,
are used to maintain public facilities.
In addition
, the local people's businesses
also
thrive because of high
partronage
the act of providing approval and support
patronage
from tourists.
For example
, a statement issued by the Lagos State Government in 2017, showed that visits to the Nike Art gallery, a well-loved tourist attraction in Nigeria, accounted for about 60% of its revenue for the year.    
On the other hand
,
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,
increased crime rates
remains
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remain
a major problem of international
tourism
. Visiting visas are easy to get,
hence
, different people are given access into the accepting country.
Furthermore
, as there are no background checks for visitors, anyone with the
neccessary
absolutely essential
necessary
requirements can travel. The majority of travellers carry with them valuable items which attract potential
thiefs
a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
thieves
thief
, even among the locals.
For instance
, a survey carried out by the police department in Paris, in 2015, revealed there was a twenty percent rise in crime rates since the opening of its world-
renowed
widely known and esteemed
renowned
water park in 2013.    
Secondly
, locations known as
favorite
something regarded with special favor or liking
favourite
holiday destinations suffer from
infrastructural
damage and littering of the surroundings. The high influx of people into
such
areas, exert a burden on the facilities there,
such
as hospitals, transport systems and superstores.
In addition
, there is a reduction in effective maintenance as the state would not want to shut down operations because of the money they stand to gain.    In conclusion, there are beautiful destinations around the world, which advancement in technology has afforded people the opportunity to visit.
This
development has a positive effect of additional government and personal revenue,
however
, it reduces safety of the citizens and
also
increases environmental pollution. I believe that the disadvantages of international
tourism
are significantly higher than the benefits.
Submitted by adufeakinyemi on

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