1 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.
2.1 More money is earned in
foreign currency exchange
2.2 Construction jobs go to local people
2.3 Low-income jobs can be converted into higher
earning ones e.g. fishing boats can be used for tours
2.4 Income from tourism/entrance fees may pay for
environmental management, conservation and repairs
2.5 Tourists bring in money that can
transform a country's economy
2.6 Visitor numbers are not guaranteed
and the area's popularity may decline.