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6/3/12 Tertiary Industry Case Study
Industry in an LEDC Tourism.
Environmental impact of industry.
Reasons for the growth of L and T.
Rise of the middle class people now earn higher
wages and so have money to spend of things other
DISPOSABLE INCOME. All social groups.
Improvements in transport people can travel further,
faster and safer eg air travel. It used to take 18 hrs to
travel to Male (capital of Maldives) with two transfer
points. Now direct flight 10 hours.
Car ownership people can now travel to places easily
but not so cheaply any more due to fuel prices. Car
ownership has increased leisure opportunities.
"Restricted" working hours recommended hours per
week and days per week legislation. People can
therefore have time off - ie 8 hrs per day.
Paid holiday leave people are not working but are still
earning money therefore they can pay for holiday.
Changes in employment structure ie away from
agriculture which is difficult to leave unattended.
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Increase in knowledge and understanding of different
parts of the world via TV / Mags / Travel books etc.
People want to explore and see different things.
Ease of booking especially via internet technology
now makes travel much easier to organise.
Growth of extreme interest and sports people want
to do things like scuba diving / bungee jumping / white
water rafting.…read more