Tourism Impacts in the Site of Umm Qais: An Overview
Mairna H. Mustafa, Dana H. Hijjawi, Fadi Bala'awi

This paper aims at shedding the light on the different impacts of tourism development in the site of Umm Qais (Gadara) in Jordan. Despite the economic benefits gained by tourism, deterioration has been witnessed in this site due to damage of archaeological features as well as the displacement of the local community. Implications were suggested to achieve a more sustainable tourism development in the site.

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