Sustainable tourism IB Geography

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IB Geography @IST
Sports, Leisure & Tourism
8. Sustainable tourism

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Sustainable tourism IB Geography

  1. 1. IB Geography @IST Sports, Leisure & Tourism 8. Sustainable tourism • Define sustainable tourism. • Examine the extent to which it may be successfully implemented in different environments. 1. Turn to page 137 of Prosser, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, Second Edition 2. Read the information on page 137-139 carefully. 3. Make notes on the four different aspects of sustainability in relation to tourism (p.138) 4. Study figure 7.3 and 7.4 carefully before completing activities 2a-2c 5. Complete activities 4&5. You may need to work to support each other as these questions are aimed at level 5+ students. 6. Turn to page 141. Add a title ‘Alternative Tourism’ & outline the four main reasons why alternative tourism has grown in popularity in recent years. 7. Outline the six principles for sustainable tourism as a revision friendly spider diagram. Can you think of any global examples of each of these principles? Use Geography - An Integrated Approach by David Waugh. 8. Make notes on Xcaret, Mexico from page 598 as a case study example of ecotourism.Ecotourism - Research Exercise – Taken from Geographyalltheway.com. Thanks to R.Allaway.Find a holiday package that you would like to take - that is advertising itself as being eco-friendly -how eco-friendly and/or sustainable do yo think it is?You may want to look at this article for inspiration > Treehugger: 6 International Resorts DishingPampered Eco Luxury

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