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Venice loved to death

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Venice loved to death

  1. 1. 6. Leisure at the local scale: tourism • tourism management in urban areas For one named city or large town: • describe the distribution and location of primary and secondary tourist resources • discuss the strategies designed to manage tourist demands, maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage.
  2. 2. What is a Primary & Secondary Tourist Resource? • Tourism is dependent upon the attractive power of the destination’s primary resources: *Natural resources (climate, landscape, ecosystems); *Cultural resources (urban heritage, arts, archaeological values, traditions, *Social resources (potential tourism developers with socio-demographic characteristics, abilities, financial capital, knowledge) • Moreover tourist destinations provide secondary resources: *Accommodation sector (hotel, motel, camping, guest house etc.); *Catering sector (café, restaurants, bistro etc.); *Travel organisation sector (agencies, tour operators etc.); *Transportation sector (air, boat, train, bus, etc.); *Entertainment sector (Gambling, disco, etc.); *Information sector (tourism information network); *Supplementary services, facilities and service infrastructure
  3. 3. Case Study Location
  4. 4. Mapping Primary Tourist Resources Use the following link: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/venice Map out the main attractions in Venice. Click on ‘Sights’ (Primary) and comment on the location and spread around Venice. Take a screen shot and add the image to your word document underneath your description. Annotate other Primary Resources onto your map of Venice.
  5. 5. Secondary Resources in Venice • Using the same website, one by one, overlay shopping, restaurants and entertainment to the map. • Take a screen shot of each and comment on the distribution and location of these features in relation to the primary features.
  6. 6. Watch the Following Video Venice – Loved to Death? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_676XCs3Qo • Watch the video carefully and take notes on the content. • Read over the case study on Venice and use a highlighter to make a note of any relevant management strategies. • Discuss the strategies designed to manage tourist demands, maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage in Venice (15)
  7. 7. Watch the Following Video Venice – Loved to Death? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_676XCs3Qo • Watch the video carefully and take notes on the content. • Read over the case study on Venice and use a highlighter to make a note of any relevant management strategies. • Discuss the strategies designed to manage tourist demands, maximize capacity and minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors and avoid environmental damage in Venice (15)

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