Developing Countries: Tourism and What it Can Do for a Developing Land Developing countries that face economic problems often turn to tourism as a means of survival. This paper examines the short-term and long-term benefits and challenges of tourism development and outlines whether or not the dependence upon tourism is a viable option in the contemporary age. It may be argued that tourism is a real boost to a national economy in a host of different ways in the short-term; however, short-term fluctuations can also be debilitating to the tourism sector and the loss of revenue in this area can obviously thwart further development. With that in mind, the challenge confronting developing nations in the short-term is whether or not they have the...The end:
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