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Discipline: Geography

Question topic: Tourism: World

Source: Originais Teachy

Level of difficulty: Medium

(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Medium of Geography

The United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, in its 2020 report, stressed the need for sustainable tourism practices to mitigate the environmental impact of tourism. Considering the principles of sustainability and the dynamics of global tourism, how might the increase in global tourism affect both the economy and the environment of a popular tourist destination? Discuss the balance that must be achieved between the economic benefits and environmental conservation in the context of sustainable tourism.
a.
The increase in global tourism can have both positive and negative impacts on the economy and the environment of a popular tourist destination. Therefore, a balance must be achieved between the economic benefits and environmental conservation in the context of sustainable tourism.
b.
The increase in global tourism only brings economic benefits to a popular tourist destination, without any negative environmental impacts.
c.
The increase in global tourism only has negative impacts on the economy and the environment of a popular tourist destination.
d.
The increase in global tourism has no significant impact on the economy and the environment of a popular tourist destination.
e.
The increase in global tourism can have both positive and negative impacts on the economy, but it only has positive impacts on the environment of a popular tourist destination.

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