Tourism in Blackpool, The Lake district, Jamaica, Antarctica & Galapagos

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Why did Blackpool decline?
Holidays abroad became more common, holiday packages abroad were cheaper, and an increase in younger tourits (nightclubbing, hen parties and stag do's)
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What did Blackpool do to try and rejuvenate?
Built a Debenhams, bid for a Super Casino (failed), The Lights.
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What was done to make the Lake District more sustainable?
The National Trust has undertaken footpath maintenance, public transport, restricted parking zones, 10mph speed limit.
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Advantages of tourism in the Lake District?
More jobs for locals, more services for tourists as well as locals and people choose to stay in the area, benefiting local business/schools, etc.
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Disadvantages of tourism in the Lake District?
Seasonal employment, rural depopulation, rise in house prices, foothpath erosion, traffic pollution, erosion on lkaes due to watersports.
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Why do tourists visit Jamaica?
Montego bay, fishing at Port Antonio, golf in Kingston town, historic plantation houses such as Port Maria
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Problems in Jamaica caused by tourists?
Seasonal jobs, most of the profit goes overseas, dilution, less land for farmer (being used for hotels etc), and locals cannot afford facilities.
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What are Antarctica's attractions?
Scenery, adventurous activities, wildlife.
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Problems of tourism in Antartica?
Disrupts animals, footpath/ice erosion, litter, and threat of pollution.
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What are the rules for tourists in the Galapagos islands?
visit on small ships of 10 - 16 tourists, most owned by locals. Tourists can only visit a limited number of places, in a small number and recieve info on how to protect the island. Have to pay and £25 fee to help conserve Galapagos.
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