Tourism in Sri Lanka: The advocacy and cautionary platform point of view
Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject Tourism, grade: 1, University of Hertfordshire, course: Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism, language: English, abstract: Whether Tourism is ‘good’ or ‘bad’ has been a topic of discussion and disagreement for several decades. There are two opposing, rather radical points of view: the advocacy platform and the cautionary platform. In this essay both platforms will be explained and illustrated on the example of Sri Lanka.
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