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    • Antartica
      • 9000 tourist 1992-93 grown to 37,000 in 2006-7 and to 46,000 in 2007-8
      • Over 100 tourist companies
      • in 2006 38.9% American, 15.4% British, 10.3% German, 8.4% Australian
      • Tourists from northern hemisphire fly to NewZ or Argentina and take a 1/2 week cruise
    • Jamaica
      • Attractions
        • Bob Marley Museum
        • Caving
        • Golf Course
        • Water sports
      • Advantages
        • 1.9m tourists 2011 20% of GDP
        • Spent on health and education
        • Average spent $930
        • 220,000 work in tourism
      • The Future
        • Community Tourism- Stay in family homes
          • Family provides bed and breakfast
        • Eco tourism
          • Hut resorts near Boston Beach
          • Solar panels
          • Recycle water
          • Educational tours encourages 0 waste
      • Disadvantages
        • Locals can't afford the facilities
        • problems with sex tourism and drugs
        • low wage jobs for locals
        • Seasonal Jobs
    • The Galapagos Islands
      • About
        • Unesco world heritage site in 1970
        • 1000km off west coast of South America
        • 90% National park or Marine reserve
        • biosphere reserve and whale sanctuary
      • Benefits of tourism
        • Money to the locals
        • planned tourism = opportunities
        • local businesses need tourists
        • Tourists stay in small guest houses run by locals.
        • Employment means income for households
      • Coping
        • Strict
        • specific locations limited numbers
        • 8 day cruise £800 no flights
        • £25 from each visitor goes to the Galapagos conservation trust
        • Tour boats only 10-16 people
        • Tourists informed on preventing damage
    • Blackpool
      • The Growth
        • Fishing village in early 19th century
        • Train station built in 1846
        • Boomed 1900-1950 (disposable income gone up)
        • North Pier-1863
        • Center Pier- 1868
        • South Pier- 1879
        • Winter Gardens- 1878
        • Blackpool Illuminations- 1879
        • Blackpool Tower- 1894
        • 1930 7mill visits per year
        • peak in late 1940s after WWII 17 mill visits in one year
      • Decline
        • 1960 package holidays
        • After WWII incomes go up
        • 1979-1988 lost 39mill visitor nights
        • 1990's people go to Caribbean, South East Asia
      • Fighting the Decline
        • Upgrade the zoo and sea life centre
        • Upgraded B Illuminations and Hotels
        • Outdoor pools converted to leisure centres and increase car parking
        • Cheap accommodation, food and drink
        • Boarding house attracts younger people
        • Winter gardens from private to public
        • Blackpool bid for super casino but came 3rd
      • Blackpool Now
        • 2008 - Hounds Hill shopping centre
        • Opened 5 star hotels in 2000's
        • World largest indoor waterside (sand Castle water park)
        • Blackpool Tower redeveloped
    • Italy
      • Italian alps- Skiing
      • Venice- Canals, Renaissance architecture
      • Vernazza- Sunbathing
    • Dubai
      • State in United Arab Emirates
      • Easily accessible (Europe, Asia, Africa)
      • Hotel revenue up by 22% in 2008
      • 2.8mill 2000, 4.9mill 2003. 5.4mill 2004
      • Predicted 10mill 2010
      • Attraction Success
        • Duty-free malls
        • Stop over when on long haul flights
        • Sightseeing, watersports, excursions
    • UK Tourism
      • 32mill stayed for holidays in 1960, 34mill now
      • 4.5mill went abroad in 1960, 26mill now
      • UK earns £114 billion from tourism.
      • London Eye 3.7mill visits per year.
      • The royal family- 11mill tourists came for the royal wedding
  • Disadvantages
    • Locals can't afford the facilities
    • problems with sex tourism and drugs
    • low wage jobs for locals
    • Seasonal Jobs

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