Tourism Case Study - The Alps

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  • Case Study of Tourism - The Alps
    • Chamonix Valley - situated on border between France and Italy
    • Attractions
      • Sports
      • Hiking/walking
      • Ice-climbing
      • Dining
      • Tours of glacier
      • Zipwire
      • Train tours
      • Cable car - The aiquelle du Midi
      • Chair Lift
      • Trip to Mer De Glace - glacier to go in ice caves
    • Impacts
      • Social
        • Noisy and congested roads
        • Expensive tourist orientated housing, shops, services
      • Economic
        • Field gates left open, loss of valuable live stock
        • Mountain footpath erosion
      • Environmental
        • Wildlife, breeding and food chains disturbed, extinction, loss of habitats
        • Litter - pollution & kills animals and plants
    • Problems & Management
      • Congested polluted roads
        • Free public transport
        • Electric buses, connect villages
      • Ugly buildings and electric cables ruin landscape
        • Bury cables underground
        • Natural local materials for buildings
      • Erosion of mountains as trees are cleared for ski runs
        • Re-plant trees to stabilise soil
      • Footpath erosion
        • Reinforce paths with stones and chippings
      • Frightening animals away
        • Establish nature reserves and wintering sites
      • Litter
        • Invest in recycling bins and more bins
    • Facts
      • 60,000 visitors in winter.
      • 100,000 visitors in summer

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