Mass tourism refers to a large number of visitors, often on package holidays
with accommodation and travel included. It can be seen in the development
and consolidation stage on Butler's tourist resort Life Cycle Model.
More money is earned in
foreign currency exchange
Construction jobs go to local people
Low-income jobs can be converted into higher
earning ones e.g. fishing boats can be used for tours
Income from tourism/entrance fees may pay for
environmental management, conservation and repairs
Tourists bring in money that can
transform a country's economy
Visitor numbers are not guaranteed
and the area's popularity may decline.