Tourist Spots Importance in Economy

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Importance of Tourist Spots in the Economy of the Philippines

A research paper submit to Miss Eloisa Belmonte
CAS Department
World Citi Colleges

In Partial Fulfillment of the Course Requirement
In English 2

By:
Frances Madelaine C. Ramos
October 5, 2012

Chapter 1
Introduction
How important is our tourist spots for our economy? Can you imagine a country without a tourist spots? Are you able to visit one country without any place to stay and to explore? These are some of many questions that our government and community wish to be answered in no time. Let’s define how our tourist spots affect our economy.

Tourism is important to the world because of the amount of income it brings into countries and it promotes interconnectedness throughout the world.  It provides people visiting the country of their choice with the services while they are there in exchange for the visitors boosting the country's economy. It helps provide jobs to the residents of the country that are being visited not only in the tourism and service industry, but also in the manufacturing industry as many people leave their vacation destination with souvenirs in hand. Tourists tend to have disposable income that they spend in the country they are visiting. They also, on the whole, have more leisure time with which they use on numerous, shorter vacations throughout the year. Most tourists are well educated with sophisticated tastes which have resulted in the demand for better service and products.

Philippines are one of the most enchanting tourist’s destinations in the world. This beautiful archipelago nation in Southeast Asia is dotted with famous for its tourist spots. Philippines popular destinations include beautiful islands, exotic beaches, amazing volcanoes, world-class diving spots and unique wildlife. The beautiful Philippines have hundreds of enchanting tourist destinations, making it a favorite destination for nature lovers, honeymooners and adventure seekers from all around the world. Apart from its exceptional scenic beauty, Philippines popular destinations also include unique cultural, historical and architectural heritages. The beautiful colonial structures of Vigan in Ilocos and World War II markers of Manila never fail to fascinate its visitors. You can plan your tour to visit the Philippines popular destinations that range from the famous historic centers of the state to the parks and gardens at Philippines. The Filipinos are vibrant and fun loving people and like to celebrate almost every occasion with great fanfare. The vibrant and colorful festivals are major tourist attractions in the Philippines.

Tourism in the Philippines is a major economic contributor to the Philippine Economy. The Philippines is an archipelago country composing of more than 7,107 islands, it offers a rich biodiversity with its tropical rainforests, mountains, beaches, coral reefs, islands, and coves, making it one of the most mega diverse countries in the world. It also offers a rich history and culture. There are diff. tourist spots in our country and in year 2011, the country attracted 3,917,454 visitors. Tourist spots are important to our economy. Why? Just imagine the numbers of tourist visit Philippines in a year every tourist will pay for their accommodations, transportation and other expenses needed while staying here. It will help our economy to gain more income to sustain our needs. By having many beautiful tourist spots it will encouraged more foreigners to visit our country and our tourist spots will be known in the whole world like our Underground River in Palawan who been choose to be part of the 7 wonders of the world. So that we need to maintain and take care of our tourist spots because it is not only for the progress of our country but ours too. Chapter 2

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There are many types of tourist spots in the Philippines like beaches, volcano, mountain, river, caves, churches, and other historical place like...
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