Tourism management in rural areas IB Geography

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Case study for management of Tourism in a rural area - Peak District UK.

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Tourism management in rural areas IB Geography

  1. 1. Tourism management in rural areas • Examine the concept of carrying capacities in a rural tourist area. • Discuss strategies designed to maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage
  2. 2. Carrying Capacity • Tourism Carrying Capacity" is defined by the World Tourism Organisation as “The maximum number of people that may visit a tourist destination at the same time, without causing destruction of the physical, economic, socio-cultural environment and an unacceptable decrease in the quality of visitors' satisfaction”
  3. 3. Location, Location, Location
  4. 4. Over to you… • Tourism management in rural areas Examine the concept of carrying capacities in the Peak District National Park - UK. • Discuss strategies designed to maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage. • Follow the 5 W’s concept to build up your case study. • http://www.peakdistrict-nationalpark.info/studyarea/factsheets

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