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Below is a persuasive letter to a newspaper.

Please put the following


sections in the right order.
Ecological Tourism
1. Having visited Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, I understand that
tourism can bring money to developing countries.
2. In addition, we can refuse to go to luxury hotels and therefore prevent
them from becoming even larger.
. !irstly, when we visit these countries, we should visit restaurants, bars
and even hotels that are owned by local people.
". In view of these facts, tourists can affect these countries in a more
positive way if we are thoughtful.
#. !inally, we can even attempt to change the behaviour of other tourists
by sharing our opinions.
$. If we follow these simple steps, we can be sure that our pleasure is not
causing any harm to people or places that we visit.
%. However, this money often goes into the poc&ets of foreign investors,
and only rarely benefits local people.
'. Most importantly we should chec& that any tours or excursions we ta&e
have little effect on nature.
(. )ear *ir,
1+. ,s someone who has travelled through ,sia on business and holiday, I
would li&e to give my opinion on tourism-s environmental impact.
11. !urthermore, multinational hotel chains don-t care about the
surrounding nature when they build new hotels. This can cause many
problems.
Key
)ear *ir,
,s someone who has travelled through ,sia on business and holiday, I would
li&e to give my opinion on tourism-s environmental impact. Having visited
Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, I understand that tourism can bring money
to developing countries. However, this money often goes into the poc&ets of
foreign investors, and only rarely benefits local people. !urthermore,
multinational hotel chains don-t care about the surrounding nature when they
build new hotels. This can cause many problems.
In view of these facts, tourists can affect these countries in a more positive
way if we are thoughtful. !irstly, when we visit these countries, we should visit
restaurants, bars and even hotels that are owned by local people. In addition,
we can refuse to go to luxury hotels and therefore prevent them from
becoming even larger. Most importantly we should chec& that any tours or
excursions we ta&e have little effect on nature. !inally, we can even attempt to
change the behaviour of other tourists by sharing our opinions.
If we follow these simple steps, we can be sure that our pleasure is not
causing any harm to people or places that we visit.