Travel is becoming more popular today, both domestically and globally. Some folks dream about taking a vacation abroad. Another set of people, on the other hand, is fiercely opposed to this and prefers to reserve tickets for indigenous tours. Domestic travel, in my opinion, should take precedence over international travel at first. Travel is becoming more popular today, both domestically and globally. Some folks dream about taking a vacation abroad. Another set of people, on the other hand, is fiercely opposed to this and prefers to reserve tickets for indigenous
tours. Domestic travel, in my opinion, should take precedence over international travel at first.
For starters, an increasing number of people find it impossible to take a holiday overseas while they are in an emergency. As a result, going on a trip to the homeland allows people to deal with problems more quickly because they don’t have to deal with language barriers or geography or even waste a lot of time and money to deal with them. For example, if someone becomes lost, especially unfamiliar with the area, they are unlikely to know what to do or how to seek assistance from the locals. Seriously, many people are experiencing culture shock due to cultural differences.
Furthermore, people’s awareness of their own countries and cultures remains limited. This is due to the influx of international companies, television series, and cultural items into local marketplaces. The Asian Cultural Society, for example, discovered that Japanese teenagers knew more about American television shows than they did about 19th-century Japanese woodcuts. As a result, it should be evident that citizens must learn considerably more about their own culture and customs before learning about others. Finally, local tourism would significantly contribute to the growth of our economy, as travelers often invest a significant amount of money in the communities they visit. As a result, it is preferable to boost our economy first.
From the preceding, it can be concluded that both local and foreign trips have their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Choosing one over the other is a personal decision based on an individual’s circumstances. On the other hand, domestic tourism should be encouraged, in my opinion, because of the benefits it offers to their own country.
Finally, people like to travel outside the country if they have enough money to spend. Few enthusiastic communities are always excited to test and experiment with new places. People visit new sites as per the budget allotted every year. The more you travel, the more you learn about different cultures and societies. There is a vast difference in the east and west or north and south of India. We cannot imagine the exposure and learning one can get by visiting abroad. History is filled with valuable information that we can always pass on to our kids. It’s essential to travel locally first to be well aware of your own country. Then, when you travel abroad, you can have a meaningful comparison.
Author: Dr. Vikrant Jain, Assistant Professor – Unitedworld School of Business (UWSB)
Disclaimer: The opinions / views expressed in this article are solely of the author in his / her individual capacity. They do not purport to reflect the opinions and/or views of the College and/or University or its members.
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