TOURISM - CASE STUDIES

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  • TOURISM - CASE STUDIES
    • EXTREME TOURISM - MT EVEREST
      • PROBLEMS
        • 2007 - 40,000 people visited Everest Chinese northern side - left 120 tonnes of rubbish
        • Hill climbers leave oxygen tanks on the ground.
      • SOLUTIONS
        • Charities and other organisations have aranged for clean up treks.
        • China is restricting the amount of people its allowing up the chinese side of the mountain.
    • MASS TOURISM - THAILAND
      • DIS-ADVANTAGES
        • Fisherman removed from coasts to make way for hotel devolopments.
        • Increases sex industry - negative view of the country.
        • Marine enviroments suffer from the increase of boats and their pollutents, destroying habitats.
      • REASONS FOR TOURISM
        • PHYSICAL
          • Trekking - Chnagmal island
          • Great scenery
          • Snorking
        • HUMAN
          • Airports make it easy for tourists to get there they didnt have as many before
          • Many temples across the country
          • Thai villages
      • ADVANTAGES
        • Largest source of Thailands foreign currency since 1982
        • 2001- $4.5 Billion from Thailands tourist economy
        • Earnings from tourism can go to improving the country EG new airports in Bangkok
      • STRATERGIES TO COPE
        • Improve the triple bottom line - economy , enviroment and society - this will mean Thailands focus wil become of quality not quantity and will seek out to iprove areas of need.
    • LAKE DISTRICT
      • REASONS FOR GROWTH
        • Close proximity to the m6
        • Many activities available - pony trekking and rock climbing
        • Cultural attractions EG Beartrix Potters house.
      • SRATERGIES TO COPE WITH TOURISM + EFFECTIVENESS
        • EXTRA TRAFFIC  - Give the driver a break scheme - A leaflet telling all public transport available to tourists in the area - cuts down overall conjestion- not very effective.
        • EROSION OF FOOTPATHS - Footpaths are being repaired EG Tarn Hows - main route gravelled
        • PROTECTING WILDLIFE - Reduce litter -  kepping dogs on leads.
      • PLANS TO ENSURE CONTINUED SUCCESS OF TOURISM
        • Farms are encouraged to take up quad bikeing and archery to attract more tourists.
        • Public transport will be improved over time.
        • They plan to increase the tourist spending money from £1.1 billion to £1.5 billion per year.
      • OVERALL - Stratagies arnt very effective.
    • ECOTOURISM - TATAQUARA LODGE - BRAZIL
      • ECONOMIC BENEFITS
        • Local food means that more money goes back to the local people.
        • Owned by tribes therefore they get the money instead of holiday companies
      • ENVIROMENTAL BENEFITS
        • Uses solar pannels
        • The materials used were found on the ground therefore no trees were chopped down
        • Food that is served is made locally - less pollution from transportation.
      • BENEFITS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE
        • Creates jobs
        • Profits earned help education and healthcare for the tribes.
        • Nearby villages are encouraged to entertain local people by selling local craft and performing traditional song - income to the locals and preserves their culture.
      • HOW IT MAKES THE AREA SUSTAINABLE
        • The money needed to devolop it was not harmful to the enviroment or people as is was all green and sloar panels . there was no money needed from logging for example.
        • Increased healthcare and eductation improves the quality of life.

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