Religion and Tourism: Role of religion in mitigation of negative impacts of tourism
The Travel and Tourism industry is a vast industry made up of business and organizations that provide services and goods to meet the distinctive needs and wants of tourists. According to WTTC Travel and Tourism has contributed 3.1% to direct global GDP growth and has supported 6 millions further jobs in 2016, in spite of escalating and volatile terrorist attacks, political instability, natural disasters, and health pandemics that prevailed in the world. However, its speedy expansion also had damaging environmental, economical and socio cultural impact. In order to tackle with this problem, different researchers produce different views and tools. Religion can be used to overcome the negative impacts of tourism because religion has a impact on tourist behavior. The main endeavor of this paper will be to highlight the role played by the religion in minimize the negative impacts of tourism. The research is qualitative in nature and the data will be collected through secondary source by using online resources like Ugc inflibnet, Ebsco host and Google Scholar etc.