How Tourism Is A Vital Industry For The Countries

1096 WordsDec 25, 20155 Pages
Introduction Researchers have different definitions for tourism. According to (Jafari,J.,2000)." "tourism is traveling to natural areas untouched and uncontaminated by human factor, with the specific purpose of studying, admiring and enjoying the scenery, wild animals and plants in it, as well as any cultural events (past and present) found in these areas. The benefits of tourism can be wide ranging, extending to benefits to the economy, social life for people living in destinations as well as personal benefits to tourists (WTO, 1999 and BITS, 2006). For all these benefits mass number of tourists choosing Mediterranean countries as final destination. Tourism is a vital industry for the countries in the Mediterranean. There is long list of reason why people choose Mediterranean holiday’s especially in young people why do they attract holiday’s packages like club 18-30. There has been a lot of research in the area of Mediterranean tourism. The development of theory in this area consists of a large number of general themes. Most of the literature that was found on this subject focussed on the impact of factors like sex relationship, use of drugs and alcohol which lead to violence and fights. Although, the above said factors make a lot of sense as reason behind of young people attracted towards Mediterranean holidays, These young tourists often consider holidays as an opportunity to indulge in binge drinking, drug abuse, sexual promiscuity and other risk taking activities that
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