Top Vocabulary: Socio – cultural impacts of tourism

Socio – cultural impacts of tourism

1. backgrounds:

Example: Tourists can have an opportunity to interact with people of different cultural backgrounds.

Related collocations:

  • Family backgrounds
  • Religious backgrounds
  • A variety of backgrounds
  • To come from diverse backgrounds

2. Heritage: 

Example: The Red Building in the Old Quarter is part of our national heritage

Related collocations:

  • Preserve/protect heritages
  • Cultural heritage
  • Ancestral heritage

3. Reap: 

Example: International tourists can reap many benefits from their trips

Related collocations:

  • Reap the rewards
  • Reap the benefits of sth

4. Tourist destination: 

Example: This island is considered a popular tourist destination as it welcomes 2 million visitors every year. 

Related collocations:

  • Popular tourist destination
  • Arrive at/reach (the) tourist destination

5. Hospitable: 

Example: Tourists always feel pleased whenever they visit Da Nang. This is because the locals are very hospitable.

Related collocations:

  • Hospitable to/towards somebody

6. Standards of behavior: 

Example: Tourists when visiting a foreign country need to follow its standards of behavior and moral values. 

Related collocations:

  • Keep up/maintain standards of behavior

7. Moral values: 

Example: Tourists when visiting a foreign country need to follow its standards of behavior and moral values. 

Related collocations:

  • Preserve moral values
  • Encourage/foster moral values
  • Instil moral values in children

8. Anti – social behavior: 

Example: There are a lot of visitors who show anti-social behavior in a historical place, which causes offence to the locals.

9. Offence: 

Example: There are a lot of visitors who show anti-social behavior in a historical place, which causes offence to the locals.

Related collocations:

  • Cause offence to someone 

10. Language barrier: 

Example: Local traders have to overcome a language barrier in order to sell their products to foreign visitors. 

Related collocations:

  • Overcome language barrier
  • Face language barrier