Geography - Tourism CS

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Where is Lake District?
North-west of England
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Attractions?
National park, walk-trails, holiday homes, natural beauty
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Benefits of tourism?
Locals can enjoy the services, jobs provided, income can help to protect environment = better image & more visitors
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Conflicts of tourism?
congestion, litter, damage of paths, invasion of privacy,
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How can it be managed?
speed limits of Lake Windermere, educating visitors, affordable homes are separate from secondary homes, public transport
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What is Expedia?
Global online travel company including services like Expedia.com
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How does it help global tourism?
promoting package holidays, air technology advancing, budget flights, site is clear, easy, quick, effortless
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Where is Benidorm?
East (Mediterranean) coast of Spain
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Attractions?
night-life, climate, beaches, accomodation variety
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Benefits of tourism?
provides jobs, income used to protect city, social benefit
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Conflicts of tourism?
High rise buildings (visual pollution), too much water used by tourists leaving little, english culture overthrowing, overcrowded/populated beaches
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Has tourism declined?
Yes, but started rejuvenation. Decline is from bad reputation & better/similar places
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Where is Kenya?
East of Africa (indian ocean)
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Attractions?
Lake Turkana, Mombassa, Narobi
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Benefits of tourism?
Builds infrastructure, brings in jobs and money
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Conflicts of tourism?
Stimulated farming, damages wildlife, 40% of income doesn't remain
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Environmental damage?
Minibuses get too close to vegetation/wildlife, erode national parks, coral easily damaged
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Has tourism declined?
Natural disasters = lose source of income. Dangers/threats = advised not to visit
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Reduced the development gap?
GNI: dropped by 12%, income used to improve housing/buildings, employment is 200,000 by tourism
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Where is Lapa Rios?
South of Costa Rica
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What is it like?
Lots of biodiversity, pristine rainforests/environment, promotes own culture
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Sustainable management?
hires local staff, uses local materials, income helps local schools, protect rain-forests
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Where is Great Barrier Reef?
Coast of Queensland, Australia
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What is it like?
Lots of unique biodiversity, worlds largest coral reef system, warm/quiet/calm
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Environmental damage?
Sunscreen can be toxic, bleaching, damaging wildlife, risk of oil spills and tropical cyclones
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Managed?
Educating visitors, GBR Marine Park Authority, zoning (permits/no activities/ tourism), ready-made anchors
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