AQA Geography: Tourism
AQA human geography (paper 2) topic 2B - Tourism. Includes mass, UK and extreme tourism , growth in tourism, eco tourism and the Butler Resort Lifecycle Model.
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Give 3 reasons why the tourist industry has grown
1) More disposable income
2) Companies allow employees more paid time off work
3) Package holidays make travelling cheaper and easier
Give 3 reasons why some destinations have become more popular
1) Improvements in transport
2) Better marketing
3) Countries have invested money in tourism facilities
Why is tourism important to countries such as Kenya and Jamaica?
Tourism is a large part of the country's GNP
Give 3 factors affecting UK tourism
1) Bad weather
3) Exchange rate
How many stages are there to the Butler Resort Lifecycle Model?
Small number of visitors are attracted to an area
Local people begin providing tourist facilities, attracting more visitors
More visitors come and facilities improve; control of tourism passes from locals to overseas companies
Tourism is a large part of the local economy, but visitor numbers no longer increase rapidly
Visitor numbers have peaked; facilities are not as good and tourists have a negative impact on the local environment. The area is less attractive to tourists
Facilities in the area are improved and new attractions are built; visitor numbers increase
Facilities are run down and fewer tourists visit the area
Give an example of a National Park in the UK
The Lake District
Give 3 problems faced in national park areas
1) Traffic congestion
2) Footpath erosion
Give a way in which a national park area can cope with extra traffic
Improve public transport
Give 3 ways in which farmers in a national park area can generate income from tourism
1) Quad biking
2) Clay pigeon shooting
"_____ _____ is the organised tourism of large numbers of people"
"Improved infrastructure will benefit locals as well as tourists" - social, economic or environmental?
"Behaviour of some tourists offends locals" - social, economic or environmental?
"Tourism creates jobs for local people" - social, economic or environmental?
"Profit from mass tourism goes to large overseas companies" - social, economic or environmental?
"Income from tourism can be put into developing national parks or conservation areas" - social, economic or environmental?
"Tourists increase litter and pollution" - social, economic or environmental?
Tourism contributes to __% of Kenya's GNP
The _______ people in Kenya are treated as tourist attractions, and they feel their culture is demeaned by tourists
There are __ national parks in Kenya
Give a way in which Kenya is trying to reduce the impacts of mass tourism
Walking or horseback tours are favoured over vehicle safari tours
Antarctica is an example of _______ tourism
Give 3 attractions of Antarctica to tourists
3) Climbing and hiking
The _____ ____ is an international agreement that 47 countries signed to conserve wildlife in the Antarctic
_________ is tourism that doesn't harm the environment
"Protecting and managing the environment"
"Taking responsibility for conserving the environment"
_________ ________ means improving the quality of life for locals, but in a way that protects the interests of future generations
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