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Published on November 19, 2008

Author: maliadamit

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Tourism 1.Impact of tourism (+ve/-ve) & Soc, eco and environmental impact. 2. Eco tourism 3. Mass tourism/carrying capacity. 4. Multiplier effect 5. Life cycle model.

Impact of tourism. What social and economic factors help to explain the demand for new types of tourism (such as eco-tourism and adventure, wilderness or sports tourism)? [10] Why have some parts of the world experienced much greater tourist development than others? [10] (b) ‘Take nothing but photographs. Leave nothing but footprints.’ (A sign in Sikkim, North India.) Describe, and explain the recent trend towards, forms of sustainable tourism. [15]

Mass tourism

Multiplier effects. 1. (i) Briefly explain the term multiplier effect in relation to the development of tourism. Fig. 7 shows the employment structure of the Mediterranean island of Majorca in 1980 and in 1994. (ii) Outline the changes shown on Fig. 7. (iii) What other information would you need to develop a fuller understanding of the nature of employment in tourism in Majorca? [10] (b) Supporting your answer with examples, explain why reliance on international tourism may be an unstable foundation for a country’s economic development. [15]

Life cycle model 1. Fig. 3 shows a life cycle model of the development of resorts and tourist destinations. (i) Describe briefly the character of the involvement stage. [4] (ii) Explain the circumstances in which decline may follow stagnation. [6] (b) Assess the usefulness of this model in understanding the development of resorts and tourist destinations. Support your answer with examples. [15]

1. Fig. 3 shows a life cycle model of the development of resorts and tourist destinations.

(i) Describe briefly the character of the

involvement stage. [4]

(ii) Explain the circumstances in which decline may follow stagnation. [6]

(b) Assess the usefulness of this model in

understanding the development of resorts and tourist

destinations. Support your answer with examples. [15]

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