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Growth and stagnation:

The resort realised potential in the 19th century.
Saw the development of Blackpool tower, all 3
piers, electric lighting and a vast railway line.
By 1980 the population had risen to 15,000 from
just 473 in 1800.
Thorough tourism development took place,
including the establishment of pleasure…

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Jamaica's one of the Caribbean's main tourist attractions, however after 2001 (it's "heyday" for
tourism) it faced hard competition from other Caribbean islands and started to stagnate. 220,200
Jamaican's work in the tourism industry, of which is Jamaica's second largest contributor to their

Jamaican Tourism in 2001

Total number…

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How did it start?: In the 1950s when scientists were reporting that the landscape was beautiful, the
species were unique and that it posed great physical challenges. So during the late 20th century,
small specialised cruise ships took a small amount of people; 9,000 tourists travelled there in 1992-3

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All operators are IAATO members and are highly trained, meaning that tourism is safe and
environmentally friendly.
The Antarctic treaty disallows any tourists to go to sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs), this
to protect precious wildlife and landscapes.
A permit must be gained in order to visit Antarctica.

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They are allocated into small groups and go to specific locations in small numbers.
An eight-day cruise costs £800.
The Galapagos Conservation Trust receives £25 out of every holiday price, this helps conserve
the landscape.
Tour boats are owned locally and have limited times to restrict pollution. They only take…


Sakshi Karanjkar


useful, but no case studies on medc and ledc countries :/

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