|Essay Sample 07 |
Comment on the following statement:
| In recent years tourism has really taken off. However, many people think that tourism ruins everything that it touches. |
What is your opinion? Do you agree with this statement?
Some people say that tourism is a great way to see the world, whereas others say that it is dangerous for the countries that tourists visit.
I think that tourism is not that as dangerous as it might seem. First of all, tourists spend a lot of money in the places they visit. In some towns tourists even have to pay fees to enter. All this money goes to develop the places and fix the damage caused by tourists. Second, tourists are as a rule cultural people that do not usually destroy everything around.
At the same time there are people who say that tourism annihilates everything it comes in contact with. Thousands of tourists have visited Venice, Italy resent years and it needs a serious renovation after that.
In my opinion these people have a point. People will always leave a trace of their visiting. Nevertheless, they pay for this and as we can see places where a lot of tourist go have become even better. There are a lot of towns that can not survive without tourism. If tourists, for some reason, stop going there, the towns turn into ruins.
In conclusion I would like to say that everything has its side effect. However, I strongly believe that tourist places are worth visiting due to their historical importance or other valuable things. I am sure there are more advantages than disadvantages in visiting those places.
Read by Neil Geitz