The urbanization of Bangkok: Its prominence, problems, and prospects So far this chapter has discussed various aspects of changes in the urban system in Thailand. Already, the prominence of Bangkok and its vicinity in urban development and hierarchy have been frequently alluded to.
Each year, around 11 million visitors  go there. Actually, tourism in Thailand plays an important role in the Thai economic structure even in the whole society, and it has a profound effect on Thai economy.
Tourism is becoming the pillar industry in Thailand. In the last 20 years, tourism in Thailand developed rapidly. Figure-1 Thai Baht http: The government and people both have an optimistic outlook on Thai tourism.
Inbased on the statistic that The path of development is not even. Figure-2 Floods in Thailand http: Heinecke, a hotel-holder, claims: Recently, some experts in Thailand claim that industry is the foundation of a country; Thailand should develop industry instead of tourism.
Actually, tourism brings a lot of foreign exchange to Thailand, and this money is the foundation of development of industry. According to the research done by ESCAP, inthe total demand for output induced gross foreign exchange from exports of The total net foreign exchange earnings ration was 0.
Also, the overall ratio for net foreign exchange earnings by the tourism sector was 0. As we know, industrial development need a lot of money as investment, this amount money lays a solid foundation for industrial development in Thailand. In addition, tourism solves a lot of social problems in Thailand, and a stable social order is good for economic development.
First of all, tourism promotes development of related industries. Tourism is not just people come to Thailand going sightseeing to those historical places and natural landscape; people need restaurants to eat, hotels to live in, vehicles to take, stores to shop. And there are over 4,  hotels in Thailand.
These hotels bring great benefits to Thai economy. Also, shopping in Thailand is also prosperous. Siam Paragon is the 10th biggest shopping mall in the world. Siam Paragon is in Bangkok, it has 3. Shopping also bring great benefits to Thai economy. Figure-3 Thailand Hotels http: Compare to the United States9.
Furthermore, Thailand government forecasts that byone job in every 8. Thephuketinside Everything in the world has its own two sides, and tourism in Thailand will be no exception.
Besides those positive affects, tourism also has negatives in Thai society, such as education. But the quality of education in Thailand is poor. Tourism also leads to sexual negatives on society, such as prostitution and other kinds of sex industry.
Moreover, more students should learn basic science, such as engineering, physics, chemistry and biology. In addition, many negatives, such as prostitution should not be neglected.History Professor, New York University and author of Empire’s Workshop (Metropolitan Books, ) "For Latin America solidarity activists in Australia, skybox2008.com is undoubtedly one of the most valuable sources of information and analysis of developments in Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution".
TOURISM CONTRIBUTION TO GDP Economic Development Tourism Core indicator 1. INDICATOR the economic units that provide those goods and services. Both the demand and the analysis . Thailand Economic Outlook October 16, Following a moderation in economic growth in the second quarter of the year, data suggests that economic momentum continued to ease slightly in the third quarter but stayed robust.
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