Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Read the given passage and answer the following questions: - Geography

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Read the given passage and answer the following questions:

Careful planning and implementation is necessary for economic development of any country. In the tourism sector the need for planned development is of great importance. It involves many industries working together in a complex way and needs special attention. Planning basically tries to allot limited resources between various competitors with a view to maximize output, income and employment and to make sure different sectors have fair growth. Tourism planning is a process through which the set goals can be achieved and the various choices linked to tourism development can be addressed. It is a long term and constant process of preparing, upgrading and improving a destination for tourist. Communities are the basic elements of tourism. It mainly depends upon the level of acceptance shown by local communities. In the process of planning their involvement is essential The development of tourism creates impact on mainly environment, socio-culture and economy of the host community at any destination. These impacts produce both negative as well as positive impacts. Planning is necessary to reduce the negative impact and boost the positive impact for sustainable development of a destination.

  1. Why does the tourism sector need planning?
  2. What is the importance of communities in planning?
  3. Explain any two benefits of planning.
  4. What factors affect the economy of the host community?
  5. Why planning is a long-term task?
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Solution

  1. Why does the tourism sector need planning?
    Plan development in the tourist sector is of great importance, since it involves many industries working together in a complex and hence special attention. Planning will help to allot limited resources between various competitors with view to maximise output, income and employment.
  2. What is the importance of communities in planning?
    In the process of planning communities are basic elements of tourism. It mainly depends upon level of acceptance shown by local communities. In the process of planning their involvement is necessary and therefore, community planning is necessary.
  3. Explain any two benefits of planning.
    Planning reduces the negative impact and boosts the positive impact for sustainable development of a destination.
  4. What factors affect the economy of the host community?
    The development of tourism creates impact on mainly environment socio-culture and economy and economy of host community at any destination.
  5. Why planning is a long-term task?
    Planning is a long-term task because planning is a constant process of preparing, upgrading and improving a destination for tourists.
Concept: Classification of Tertiary Economic Activities
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Tertiary Economic Activities
Exercise | Q 8 | Page 65
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