How does tourism benefit the local community?
Tourism offers opportunities to people from all walks of life, supporting vulnerable groups, including minorities, youth and women among others. More peaceful and more tolerant. Tourism is a driver for peace. It helps promote tolerance between people as they learn and better understand each other’s cultures.
Why do we need tourism?
Tourism industry is important for the benefits it brings and due to its role as a commercial activity that creates demand and growth for many more industries. Tourism not only contributes towards more economic activities but also generates more employment, revenues and play a significant role in development.
Why is it important to promote our local tourism in the Philippines?
There are many social benefits of tourism, demonstrating positive social impacts. These might include; preserving the local culture and heritage; strengthening communities; provision of social services; commercialisation of culture and art; revitalisation of customs and art forms and the preservation of heritage.
Why is community tourism important?
Community-based tourism not only encourages a deeper connection between the host and visitor, but it also promotes environmental protection, cultural conservation, social responsibility, and the enhancement of livelihoods.
How does tourism affect local culture?
Tourism brings together people from different backgrounds, cultures, and traditions. Tourists share their experiences and memories about places they visited and people they met, which helps promote peace and tolerance.