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Tourism - general

  1. 1. Tourism / tourist industryTourism / tourist industry The January SDMEThe January SDME
  2. 2. Mass Tourism • Tourism is one of the world's fastest growing industries. • 1960 = approx 25.3 million international tourist arrivals • 2010 = 1 billion international tourists • 2020 prediction = 1.6 billion people.
  3. 3. Why has tourism increased? • Use the textbook p248 (or the photocopy) and find out why tourism has increased so much • Think: SO WHAT…. e.g. People have more leisure time now SO they are able to take more holidays than in the past
  4. 4. What kinds of jobs are involved? • Primary industries = • Secondary industries = • Tertiary industries = ‘take it’ (e.g. miners) ‘make it’ (e.g. aircraft engineers) ‘service it’ (e.g. air hostesses)
  5. 5. What are someWhat are some possible jobs thatpossible jobs that benefit frombenefit from tourism?tourism? Primary jobs: Secondary jobs: Tertiary jobs:
  6. 6. Exam QsExam Qs • “Mass tourism has more than doubled since 1960. Describe and explain why this has happened.” (3marks) • “Certain events have a negative effect on tourism. Name and explain two events that may cause tourism to decrease.” (4marks)
  7. 7. HomeworkHomework • Research tourism in the UK. • What are the most popular sites? • How much tourism does the UK receive? • What are the possible effects of this tourism? • Due:
  8. 8. What kinds of tourism are there? Young couples Families with young children Students Retired older tourists Environ- mentalists
  9. 9. Case Study: ThailandCase Study: Thailand Why do people travel to Thailand? What are the impacts?
  10. 10. Tourism in ThailandTourism in Thailand 1990 = 5.3million 2008 = 14 million
  11. 11. What do people travel to Thailand for?
  12. 12. Mae Hong Son Who would go here? ……………….. ……………………………………………………… What do they want from their holiday? …………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………… …………………………………… Chiang Mai Who would go here? ……………………………………..….. ………………………………………………………………………..……… What do they want from their holiday?.......... …….………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………….. Kanchanaburi Who would go here? ……………….. ……………………………………………………… What do they want from their holiday? …………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………… …………………………………………………….. Bangkok Who would go here? ………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………………………………….. What do they want from their holiday? ……………………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………………………………….. Ko Phi Phi Who would go here? ……………….. ……………………………………………………… What do they want from their holiday? …………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………… …………………………………………………….. Pattaya Who would go here? ……………….. ……………………………………………………… What do they want from their holiday? …………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………… Koh Phangan Who would go here? ……………….. ……………………………………………………… What do they want from their holiday? …………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………… THAILAND
  13. 13. Computer task • Go onto this website: http://www.geographyteachingtoday.org. uk/images/activities/thaitourism.html • Part 1: Look at the information about each of the different places • Part 2: Complete the visitor sheet by matching up which tourist goes where + why
  14. 14. What are the jobs involved for Thailand? • Tourism-related jobs employ 4.1 million people in Thailand, more than 10% of the population. • What sort of jobs do they do? • Who do you think makes the big money from tourism? •The Thailand tourist industry makes so much money that it earns 6% of Thailand's GDP. But 70% of this money leaves Thailand for the bank accounts of foreign tour operators, airlines, hotels and food & drink distributors.
  15. 15. Who is Ao and how does tourismWho is Ao and how does tourism affect him?affect him? Task: In pairs or in groups sort the information cards to: - work out why Ao works in Thailand - find why mobile phone top-up cards are so important to him - find why did Ao works in Phuket? - decide what is right and wrong about his situation?
  16. 16. The impacts of tourism • Poster task • Use your own knowledge and the textbooks to produce a poster to show the advantages & disadvantages of tourism –Include different stakeholders

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