A Case study of Mountain Tourism in Nepal

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  • 1. Mountain Tourism Case Study: Nepal
  • 2. Learning Objectives
    • You will be able to explain what is meant by ‘mountain tourism’ and why people come to the Himalaya
    • You should be able to identify negative and positive impacts of mountain tourism
    • You should be able to distinguish between environmental, social and economic impacts
    • You may be able to make specific reference to the case study of the Annapurna Trail & Nepal
  • 3. DVD: Key Terms
    • You need to know, use and be able to spell these key terms!
    • What are they?
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    • also……..sustainable, degradation, cultural, social, economic, environmental, impact, positive, negative,
  • 8. 5. What is being done to make tourism in Nepal sustainable? 4. What are the impacts of tourism on the people & the culture of Nepal? (Social Impact) 3. What is the impact of tourism on the environment of Nepal? 2. What is the impact of Tourism on the economy of Nepal? 1. What attracts tourists to Nepal? Key Questions $60 million, in foreign currency, generated by tourism 90% tourists are trekkers Background Information (Key Statistics) Sustainable, degradation, cultural, social, economic, enviromental, impact, positive, negative, Nepal, Annapurna Key Words Mountain Tourism/ Conservation & Sustainable Tourism/ LEDC Type of case study Himalayas, Between India & Tibet. LEDC Location Impact of Tourism in Nepal