Tourism is frequently seen as a way of generating income, specifically foreign exchange. The economic spin-off effects are viewed as the most significant feature of tourism development. However, at the same time, tourism might have adverse effects on economy.
Making use of suitable exs, critically examine the different economic impacts resulting from the development of tourism in economy and suggest policies to mitigate the negative impacts while at the same time promoting positive ones.
Illustrate the characteristics of monopolistically competitive market and make a distinction between its short run and long run equilibrium. Use relevant exs from the tourism and/or hospitality industry to support your arguments.
The effects of price changes in tourism are far more multifaceted in tourism than are the effects of changes in income.
Illustrate the concept of Price Elasticity of Demand and describe how this concept may be useful to a manager of a tourism or hospitality business attempting to raise revenue.
Critically measure the economic variables affecting the demand for tourism products.