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Sustainable tourism

  1. 1. Global Tourism – 10th April 2014 Managing Tourism Impacts Ensuring Sustainability
  2. 2. Oman turtle centre 2
  3. 3. Class Quiz Q1. What is meant by ‘conservation of fragile environments?. [3] Q2. Define sustainable tourism. [2] Q3. Explain how tensions arise between tourists and locals, and tourists and the environments. [2]
  4. 4. Q1. What is meant by ‘conservation of fragile environments?. [3] - Conservation is the careful management and use of resources such that they would not be depleted.[1] - Fragile environments are environments easily affected by change. [1] - Therefore conservation is the careful management and use of environments that are easily affected by change. [1]
  5. 5. Q2. Define sustainable tourism. [2] -Sustainable tourism is attempting to make as low an impact on the environment and local culture as possible, [1] -while helping to generate future employment for local people.[1]
  6. 6. Q3. Explain how tensions arise between tourists and locals, and tourists and the environments. [2] - Tensions arise between tourists and locals when there are conflicts due to shortage of resources, disrespect to local customs or congestion in tourist spots. [1] - Tensions between tourists and environments arise when attractions are damaged physically, or polluted by tourist’s actions. [1]
  7. 7. Q3. Explain how tensions arise between tourists and locals, and tourists and the environments. [2] - Tensions arise between tourists and locals when there are conflicts due to shortage of resources, disrespect to local customs or congestion in tourist spots. [1] - Tensions between tourists and environments arise when attractions are damaged physically, or polluted by tourist’s actions. [1]

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