Monday, 31 October 2011

The impact of Tourism on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Learning Outcomes:
you WILL know where Machu Picchu is & what are its attractions to tourists
you SHOULD be able to explain the impact of visitor numbers, using sub headings social, economic & environmental
you MAY be able to descibe & evaluate management initiatives that have been implemented to manage the site & the impact of tourism.

Produce a piece of work (powerpoint, essay, poster......) that:
illustartes the location & attractions of Machu Piccu
explains how tourism is affecting Machu Piccu
identifes & evaluates attempts to manage the impact of tourism

Good starting points for research (hyperlinks):
Machu Piccu Travel
The Inca Trail & Machu Piccu Virtual Tour
If you choose a powerpoint it should be printed out in note format, 3 slides to a page.

Monday, 24 October 2011


If you are re-sitting unit 2 in particular you should be following events around the mediterranean with an earthquake in Turkey & now a
fresh eruption on mt.Etna.

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Friday, 21 October 2011

Half term homework

Why does Nepal attract tourists? What impact does tourism have on Nepal?

For Tuesday 1st November. Have a good half term folks! Mrs J.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Machu Picchu

Mountain Tourism & Historic Tourism!
Where? What? How many visitors? What are the management issues? Who goes? How do they get there? Build up a research file!

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Homework- historical tourism

What are the most popular historical sites in the UK? What contribution do they make to the tourist industry? Include facts & figures. Include more details about one of them. For Friday.

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Monday, 17 October 2011

Olympic Tourism

OK folks, Geographylost is back in business!

Research Essay: What might the effect of the London Olympics be on Tourism in the UK in 2012. Consider both the advantages & disadvantages of hosting a major event on the tourist industry. Refer to the effects of other major events as well as speculation & studies about 2012.
Note sources & include pictures/ statistics/ copies of adverts..... You will need to refer to a range of sources to provide a balanced answer.
The learning outcomes are:
WILL be able to list some of the possible impacts of the London Olympics to the Tourist Industry in the UK
SHOULD be able to explain what these effects may occur
MAY be able to use the experience of other Olympic Games (or major events) to support your answer

Try & include a source that could form part of a data response question on event tourism & include it (e.g. graph of tourist income in Sydney in 2000 compared with a non-Olympic year.
The task should be completed using WORD or PUBLISHER.

Must have a map!