Tourism Influence On Greece

1375 Words 6 Pages
Tourism’s Influence on Greece
Abstract: Tourism can be a large contributor to a nation’s success. Greece is a world renowned place to visit due to its beauty and uniqueness. Due to all of the landmarks from the ruins of Ancient Greece, people from all over the world learn about the history and its architecture. People are also attracted to the breathtaking views of Greece’s outdoors such as the large number of beaches and islands as well as the rock cliffs and the countless miles of hiking trails. Greece’s general culture is very attractive as well. People and customs play a large role, especially with food and sports. The Greek culture generally has a healthy diet of natural foods such as fruits, vegetables, and seafood. Greece is widely known
…show more content…
There is so much to see and experience on our planet that it can be overwhelming. Many countries have unique elements that attract tourists that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Tourism is productive in not only giving people the opportunity to travel and see things that they have never seen before and an amazing educational experience, but also it is productive in creating many jobs through various elements such as travel agencies, transportation, housing, food, etc. Tourism helps in the promotion of the preservation of wildlife and nature in itself. Tourism also helps with preserving how culture operates and maintaining certain customs. Tourism in countries, such as Greece, is essential to their economic activity, especially due to the intriguing ancient history and architecture, beautiful nature, and …show more content…
Also, a fact is that sports contributes directly to about 2% of the GDP of the developed countries (Ritchie, 2005) let alone the indirect contribution to a country’s economy. In a domestic scope, sports tourism is being presented as an even more significant factor for the economy of a country. A sample of that statement is the fact that the 25% of the domestic tourism activity concerns sports tourism with sporting activity as a main reason of the trip, as well as another 50% concerns sports tourism with sporting activity as a random activity during vacations.

Related Documents