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Tourism as a National Development Strategy9 March 2019
This page introduces the reasons why and the ways governments can develop tourism as an international strategy. It first uses a number of maps and graphics to examine global and national patterns in relation... more
This page examines the costs and benefits of TNCs on different stakeholders. It begins by asking students to examine the interests of different stakeholders. It then develops detailed content through... more
The Role of TNCs9 March 2019
Ths page develops first the variety of TNCs involved in the expanding tourist destinations, including aviation companies, travel companies, cruise liners and hotel chains. Students examine the impact... more
Niche Tourism9 March 2019
This page provides a range of activities to examine niche tourism. It begins by introducing niche tourism through a classification activity. Students then develop an understanding of three types of niche... more
The Geographic Impacts of Burning Man9 March 2019
This page develops resources on the geographical impacts of the art and counter-culture festival Burning Man held annually in the Black Rock Desert. Students are first introduced to it and then use a... more
The Costs and Benefits of Large Scale Events9 March 2019
This page introduces the costs and benefits of large scale leisure events, based on a number of examples, including the English FA Cup Final, the carbon footprint of Olympic athletes at Rio, City Park... more
This page provides a range of examples at different scales to examine the sphere of influence of sporting and touristic facilities. It introduces a broad range of geographical concepts that will help... more
Participation in Countries at Contrasting Stages of Developmentfree9 March 2019
This page develops students insight into changing patterns of leisure in three very different detailed examples, including the growth of the event industry, including music festivals, the growth of international... more
The Growth and Changing Purpose of Leisure Time9 March 2019
This page develops resources on both patterns of leisure growth and changing preferences in leisure. It uses graphics based on global regions as well as more detailed focus on American leisure activity... more