The economic, sociocultural and/or environmental benefits that tourism can achieve for the host community far outweigh any negative impacts brought about by tourism. Critically discuss this statement.
In your discussion you need to use a minimum of two current issues (positive and/or negative) and use examples from at least two countries of the Pacific Asia region. You will need to discuss the benefits and impacts of at least two issues of your choice. You may also compare and contrast how these issues play out in different geographic contexts. These could be, for example, economic benefits versus costs, environmental benefits versus costs, and sociocultural benefits versus costs. Try to explain why there are different outcomes in your different case studies and how these may be best managed. As far as possible please use specific, concrete examples to demonstrate your argument(s). As for Assignment 1 you are encouraged to use visual devices such as figures and tables