COMPARISON OF WINTER AND SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Orkun Zafer Öztürk
Tourism is essential to the world economy. It’s the fastest growing industry. It provides countries a plenty of money. This provides jobs and helps the government to improve life standards of the country. Governments construct resorts and new buildings to settle the tourists in. They provide electricity to touristic zones. They also build airports and seaports to facilitate tourist attraction.
However, this much human existence in intact places like coasts, mountains and other natural environments harm the ecosystem. Humans likely to litter and pollute those places. After struggling for years, those places lose their beautifulness and naturalness. This is why many popular touristic settlements can’t survive more than 40- 50 years. SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Summer holidays are the most preferred of tourism. Many people go on summer holidays with their families. This used to be something luxurious in the past. But now, almost every average waged person can go on a summer holiday. Although it provides money to other countries, it causes the country to produce more power than its normal level. This causes pollution. Electrical suppliers produce more power in both sides; home country and the visited country. It provides jobs to people but leaves them being unemployed immediately in a change of tourist levels. The resorts in those places mostly doesn’t work in off seasons. And the people working there are mostly can’t reach other jobs. That causes a big unemployment in the area.
Figure [ 1 ]:An extremely crowded beach in Qingdao Huiquan, China
Promoting one place is much easier than promoting a whole region. Governments start a campaign to promote a place in their country. So people get attracted just to several places. That’s why beaches get very crowded in a well known place like Bodrum, Turkey. Government imposes the people that Bodrum is a fascinating place...