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Tourism in the Maldives
Transcript of Tourism in the Maldives
Year 10 REACH Programme
In this unit of work, we will learn about:
- How people use different environments
- How the uses of environments affect people
- The positive and negative impacts of environment use
- How environments can be used in a sustainable way
Assessment opportunity available: Worth 3 Credits at NCEA L1
Think, Pair Share
What do you know about tourism?
Why do people travel?
THINK: Individually write down any
ideas you have about tourism
PAIR: Talk to one of your classmates and compare your answers
SHARE: Contribute to the whole class discussion
LEARNING TASK: KEY VOCAB
In pairs, complete the glossary of key vocab for this topic.
Allocate half of the words to each person, and share your answers with
Help those around you
The World Tourism Organisation defines tourists as people "traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year, for leisure, business or other purposes"
Tourism is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes
Tourism contributes almost 9% of gross domestic product (GDP) for New Zealand
What is eco-tourism
The word ecotourism comes from ecology (study of animals and plants and their habitats) and tourism (to travel around).
It is responsible travel to fragile, pristine, and usually protected areas that strives to be low impact and (often) small scale.
1 - copy these two notes. 2 - complete the cloze exercise
Tourism is one of New Zealand's biggest export industries, earning $9.7 billion or 16.8% of New Zealand's foreign exchange earnings (year ended March 2011)
Total tourism expenditure reached $23 billion for the year ended March 2011.
Tourism in New Zealand is a $63 million per day industry. Tourism delivers $27 million in foreign exchange to the New Zealand economy each day of the year. Domestic tourism contributes another $36 million in economic activity every day.
Tourism directly and indirectly employs nearly one in ten New Zealanders - 179,800 total full-time equivalent jobs.
What is the difference?
What is Mass Tourism?
Mass tourism is a form of tourism that involves tens of thousands of people going to the same same place and doing the same things.
It is the most popular form of tourism as it is often the cheapest way to holiday, and is often sold as a package deal.
Governments and local people often support mass tourism because it generates a lot of income for local areas.
Positives and Negatives:
Rule up and complete the below T-Chart to discuss the positive and negative aspects of Mass Tourism
Jobs are created
Lots of pollution is created
To discuss and define tourism
To define Mass Tourism
To define Eco Tourism
Comparing Mass Tourism and Eco Tourism
1: Cut out the 25 cards, and sort them into two categories, Mass Tourism and Eco Tourism
2: Paragraph Writing: Write at least one paragraph that compares Mass Tourism and Eco Tourism
** Follow the SEE paragraph structure
France 83 million
United States 67 million
China 58 million
Spain 57 million
Italy 46 million
Turkey 35 million
Germany 30 million
United Kingdom 29 million
International tourist arrivals by destination 2012
Skill: Bar Graph
LO: To construct a bar graph of world tourism figures with accuracy
The features that all graphs need:
Impacts of Tourism
LO: To discuss the impacts of tourism
Tourism has many positive and negative impacts
These impacts can be grouped into four main categories. The categories are: Economic, Environmental, Political and Social
Social - People
Economic - Money
Political - Rules and regulations
Environmental - to do with nature
Impacts of Tourism
Today's LO: To define sustainability, and to discuss sustainability in the context of tourism
Involves adopting ways of thinking and behaving that allow individuals, groups, and societies to meet their needs and aspirations without preventing future generations from meeting theirs.
THINK, PAIR, SHARE
(T) 1: What do you think 'sustainability' means?
(P) 2: Share your idea with your partner
(S) 3: What are the ideas that our class has?
Sustainable interaction with the environment may be achieved by preventing, limiting, minimizing or correcting environmental damage to water, air and soil, as well as considering ecosystems and problems related to waste, noise, and visual pollution.
3. SKIM READ the resource booklet to find information to add to your diagram
1. Collect the resource booklet from the front:
2. Create a diagram like this on one page of your book
TASK 2: Impacts of tourism
Impacts on people
Impacts on the environment