Tourism and Development - The Gambia

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Life Expectancy
54
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GNP per capita
$340
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% of population impoverished
50%
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Gambian government saw tourism as...
Development tool
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Tourism reduces dependence on groundnuts which was...
70% of employment
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Visitors per year
100,000
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% of visitors on package holiday
50%
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(+ve) Directly employs..
85,000
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(+ve) Indirectly employs..
100,000
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(+ve) Tourism accounts for.... of Gambia's GDP
7.8%
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(+ve) Tourist receipts =
£83million
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(+ve) What model is the Gambia an example of?
Myrdal's Model of Cumulative Causation
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(+ve) The area acts as a...
Growth Pole
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(+ve) Gambian government receive £.... from a £.... landing tax
£500,000 from £5 landing tax
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(+ve) Taxes are invested into..
Infrastructural improvements
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(+ve) Infrastructural improvents help the .... and encourage ....
help the wider economy and encourage TNC investment
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(+ve) Attracting further TNC investment in other economic areas helps to....
diversify their economy and promotes long term development
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(+ve) Tourists spend...
£25-30 each day
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Tourist receipts will...
Trickle down through society
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(+ve) % of informal sector dependent on tourism
33%
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(-ve) % of tourism which is TNC package holidays
50%
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(-ve) High export leakages -
60%
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(-ve) Minimal trickle down due to...
Enclave tourism - Britton's core-periphery model
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(-ve) Economic benefits are short-lived due to...
seasonality
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(-ve) High dependence on tourism means The Gambia is...
vulnerable to externalities
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50%

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Development tool

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70% of employment

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