It is a well-known fact that tourism has become a popular global leisure activity in the last few decades and it is vital for many countries in the world due to the large income that it generates. Although tourism seems to benefit everyone, it has its dark side also. It is a fact that many destinations have been critically affected by tourism, leading them to pollution and destruction of its natural sites in those places. First of all, we may notice that tourists’ demands have made tourism industries change original landscapes with the purpose of making them comfortable and accessible for the tourists.
For instance, tourism became has become Cuba’s third largest source of foreign currency, makingmotivating Cuban tourism companies and foreign investors toments devote money toon building tourist facilities such as luxurious hotels surrounding areas as beaches and historical sites, constructing causeways to link all the islands to each other and in order to provide overland transportation for the tourists and for the movement of materials;. As a consequence, producing the disappearance of mangroves, and the migration or death of fish and other species has occurred. Although these consequences were known by the government and environmental groups, theyit did not preventstop