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positive and negative impacts of tourism in scotland

Hi, I am currently studying tourism in Scotland and was wondering what people's views were on the positive and negative impacts of tourism? 


  • fishyprofishypro Member ✭✭✭
    Hi there,

    There are masses of litter left behind by "Some" wild campers.
    I find that there is not enough done to promote slow tourism. We should try and get people to stay longer in one town.
    I live in Pitlochry and at the moment it feels like 90% of the visitors are only day tourists.
    On the other hand, social media has been amazing for tourism.
    There needs to be much more promotion of the accommodation in Scotland.
    AirBnB and need to be squashed. They are getting too big and are taking over the reservations.
    They promise low prices etc but they are the "middle man". How can the middle man offer better prices?
    Promotion of booking directly with the accommodation providers would be a good start.
    No tourist cares for sustainable tourism. It is just a one-sided argument. A good one but one-sided.

    Best regards
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