Year 12: Tourism in Andaman Islands – ethical?

‘Human Safari’ tourism is seen by many as pure exploitation. However, others believe that it is a logical way for communities to drive forward economic development. What do you think?

This clip outlines the cultural and economic quandary:

For the full programme watch here

Year 12 Homework – tourism: political factors

Watch the clips to see how political factors can affect tourism. Summarise the main points around your spider diagram template we created in the lesson

VIDEO – From tourist attraction to ghost town in Libya – Impact of political instability  #geographyteacher #tourism

VIDEO – Uprising affects #tourism in Syria  #geographyteacher Jan 19, 2012

VIDEO – Political instability affects #tourism in Tunisia  #geographyteacher Jan 16, 2012

Geography VIDEO – Tourism numbers rise significantly in Myanmar after 2010 elections Feb 18, 2012

VIDEO – Greece #tourism hit by eurozone crisis as less tourist arrive on island of Agistri:  #geography Jun 15, 2012

VIDEO – Greece’s financial troubles and the impact on #tourism:  #geography Jun 19, 2012

Debt crisis hits Greek hotels as tourists stay away amid reports of strikes & unrest on streets.   #tourism #geography Aug 21, 2012

These links are all posts from my school Twitter account. Those of you who have not already done so, I recommend that you follow and look out for the following hashtags this term: #ASgeography #tourism #energy. Just click on this link: @AbbGeography as this will help you with your studies.