|6780||GLOBAL TOURISM||GLOBAL TOURISM||1996||color||27 min||vhs|| (Human Geography: People, Places and Change series, Part 4)
The experiences of visitors to Hawaii, Malaysia, and Borneo are shaped in no small part by each island's tourism industry. Hawaii has the most mature industry, the product of decades of development that preserved little of its indigenous culture. Malaysia is, for the most part, following a similar path. The island of Borneo is undergoing the incipient development of "ecotourism," catering to the more intrepid traveler. For each of these destinations, as for locations around the world, the paradox of tourism offers opportunities for local development and employment and yet can easily destroy native cultures and environments.