human geography tourism case studies

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China
outbound tourism 5M(1993) --> 31M(2005) // 20M 4th largest (2020) // 16.6 M employed // 2.5% GDP // disposable income + FDI // marketing (Sanya Haiman) // 129 countries ADS // 31 UNESCO world heritage sites // SMOG
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tenerife MEDC
tourism development// all year climate DEC(18 ) JULY(25 ) // 1960's mass tourism // 1978 reina sofia airport // 80% GDP // mt teide (1954) // aquifer + dredging // 2/5 tourism jobs // 5M visitors (year) // 5% agri decline // 1/3 arable land farmed
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St Kitts + Nevis LEDC
tourist development // early butlers model // sugar can plantation close 2005 // $100M (2005) // 2/3 islands GDP // 120,000 visitors (2004) // 48,000 residents // Basseterre harbour (ships 75,000 tonnes) // enclave // econ. leak // reef pollution
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Old Road Fund, Curtain Bluff, Antigua
1974 (needing families) // now $1M uni scholar , medial , summer camps // 45 people full scholar // 150 US tennis camps // >20 healthcare
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Spice Island beach resort, Grenada
66 room // locally owned // supports GRAND ANSE roman catholic school (400 students) // scholar 5 students / year (books + supplies) // print workbooks to teach tourism // training 1 teacher prim + sec. to teach tourism
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Antigua LEDC
96c every $1 to USA // no senior jobs // £200M / year // 6000 direct employment // mangrove swamp destruction (stirs sediments) // cultural problems // curtain bluff
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Aquila Eco Lodges, AUS
eco toursim // 100km // AUS$210M into area // cultural (2/3 aboriginal art) // north facing // insulating // only 60W light bulbs // fallen timbers used // grey water recycling // biolytic composting system // active water catchement
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El Pbutano Farm, Ecuador
1996 // 300 ha // 80 ha secondary cleared forest // 16 guest house // community projects (no westernisation) // tours (different routes) // 50% money reinvested // education // nature reserves // no mass-market // traditional
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tenerife MEDC

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tourism development// all year climate DEC(18 ) JULY(25 ) // 1960's mass tourism // 1978 reina sofia airport // 80% GDP // mt teide (1954) // aquifer + dredging // 2/5 tourism jobs // 5M visitors (year) // 5% agri decline // 1/3 arable land farmed

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St Kitts + Nevis LEDC

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Old Road Fund, Curtain Bluff, Antigua

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Spice Island beach resort, Grenada

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