Kenya-Mass Tourism/ Tourist destination in Tropics.

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How many tourists visit Kenya per year?
700,000
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Why do people visit Kenya?
Fascinating tribal culture eg Massia/ Lots of wildlife eg Big 5/Sunny all year round/Amazing scenery eg Corals, Savannah, Beaches
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What the 2 positive economic impacts?
Contributes 15% to GNP/ In 2003, 21900 people worked in tourism
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What is a negative economic impact?
Only 15% of money earned goes to local communities.
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What is a positive social impact?
Culture and customs of Massia tribe are persevered
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What are 3 negative social impacts?
Cultural pollution/ Massia tribes forced off land that is being turned into resorts or National Parks/ Muslim people offended by how female tourists dress
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What is a positive environmental impact?
23 National parks which cost money to enter, and this money is spent on conservation and protection of the enviroment
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What are 3 negative environmental impacts?
Safaris destroy vegetation and erode soil/Wild animals been affected eg leopards changed hunting pattern due to crowds/Coral reefs damaged by boats tour guiding
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What are the two ways that the negative impacts of mass tourism are reduced?
walking or horse backriding is being promoted over vehicle safaris to preserve vegatation/ alternative activities such as white water rafting are being promoted
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What are the four ways tourism maintained?
Kenya's tourist board launched a campaign called 'Magical Kenya' in Russia/ Built more airstrips for accessibility/ £8 million planning to be spent on infrastructure&improving roads/ In 2009, visas were scrapped for under 16s&adults one was cut in1/2
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