IMPACTS OF MASS TOURISM IN PARIS Name Class Professor Institutional affiliation City and State Date Current and Potential Impacts of Mass Tourism in Paris It is projected that the number of tourists arriving in Paris by 2020 will be between 50 and 60 million (Ingallina and Park 2014). One year down the line after the infamous November 2015 terrorist attack in Paris the number of tourists visiting the destination hit a margin that has not been witnessed since 2009. This is despite the US presidents’ warning that Paris was insecure and in fact “out of control” (Haines 2017). However both leisure and business tourism defied President Trump’s warning and the terrorist threat. As a matter of fact in February 2017 the number of tourists arriving at France rose by 58.2 in January to 66.6; as indicated by hotel occupancy (The French Government 2017). From these statistics it is evident Management 36 pp.527-540. Levenstein H. 2010. We'll always have Paris: American tourists in France since 1930. University of Chicago Press. Paul B.D. 2012. The impacts of tourism on society. The Annals of the University of Oradea p.500. Salerno F. Viviano G. Manfredi E.C. Caroli P. Thakuri S. and Tartari G. 2013. Multiple Carrying Capacities from a management-oriented perspective to operationalize sustainable tourism in protected areas. Journal of environmental management 128 pp.116-125. Smith V.L. ed. 2012. Hosts and guests: The anthropology of tourism. University of Pennsylvania Press. Theng S. Qiong X. and Tatar C. (2015). Mass Tourism vs Alternative Tourism? Challenges and New Positionings. [online] Journals.openedition.org. Available at: journals.openedition.org [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018]. Vellas F. 2011 October. The indirect impact of tourism: an economic analysis. In Third Meeting of T20 Tourism Ministers. World Travel and Tourism Council (2017). Travel & Tourism City Travel & Tourism Impact 2017 Europe. [online] Wttc.org. Available at: www.wttc.org [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018]. [...]
Topic: “Critically assess the potential and/or actual socio-cultural, economic and environmental impact of mass tourism on a destination of your choice, using examples where appropriate”. . Assessment Guidelines and instructions: 1. This assessment should be presented in an ESSAY format. 2. The essay should be 2,000 words (a deviation of +/- 10% being acceptable) in length and presented in essay format. 3. Your choice of destination is subject to approval by the MODULE LEADER. 4. It should be word-processed. 5. Good layout and presentation, clear evidence of research and use of academic sources of information will all contribute to a good essay. 6. Your essay must include references in the Harvard style. Further instructions will be given in class. 7. A bibliography section must be included at the end of your essay, listing all resources that you have used in an alphabetical order (this is not included in the 2,000 word limit). 8. The essay must lack typographical and grammatical errors and be written in an academic style. 9. Plagiarism of any material is unacceptable.