What kind of work does tourism create?

In the European Union, salaries in the tourism sector are 20% lower compared to any other sector.[1]

In the Dominican Republic, a country with generally low wages, salaries in tourism are 16% lower than the average wage.[2]

In Greece, 65% of work generated by the tourism is only seasonal.

In the Balearic Islands, 90% of the contracts are insecure.[3]

[1] International Work Organization.

[2] United Nations: National Report on Human Development, 2005.

[3] Ibiza Diary, 27th November 2004.