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Can tourism provide sustainable economic development while being sensitive to the environment and addressing the social

... needs of an area? My Tourist Resort presented by Nell Geraets
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Nell G.

on 23 September 2012

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Thai Paradise Resort Thailand: Where will my resort be? City = Pattaya Why? Famous beach and seaports Map of Pattaya Introduction Outline: Geographical and Social Features Beaches (snorkeling, swimming etc.)
Nature/forests
Wildlife (Saithip Butterfly Gardens)
City Life
Traditional landmarks What can my resort do to help Pattaya become a more sustainable and developed country? My Developmental Indicators HDI Rank: 103 (0.682)
Developing (over years)
Provide jobs (decrease unemployment) Thailand's HDI Graphs 0.682 0.854 0.597 0.622 Education Can Tourism Provide Sustainable Economic development while being sensitive to the environment and addressing the social needs of an area? Income/Employment Health How will my resort improve the development of Pattaya (+Eco-Tourism) Provide free medical treatment (guests and employees) Help decrease unemployment 30% of profit donated to local schools and universities. Organize charities and trading projects (earn more money) Features from Local Area Surfing lessons Thai cuisine cooking classes Tours around the city and forests
Private beach Honeypots: Great Shopping
Nightlife City
Thai food
Floating Markets
Panorama from the hill
Proximity to Bangkok
Origin of Buddha image Traditional Thai Dance performances Local flowers, plants and bamboo Snorkeling + Scuba diving lessons Hike treks through forests The Basics Accommodation Transportation Activities Meals Eco-friendly Great relationships and connections with the local people Has a strict "no fishing" policy around the resort to protect coral reefs and marine life all home made (in restaurant hand picked fruit from organic garden Economic Benefits Grow own food: don't have to spend as much money The Multiplier Effect Social Benefits Environmental Benefits No Deforestation No Destructive fishing Renewable resources used to build etc. Underground biodegradable sewage links Solar power (satellite panels not destructing trees) Recycle all paper, plastic and water Funds protection programme for local animals 30% of profit donated to local schools + universities 25% of profit is donated to hospitals + doctor's practise's Provide jobs for those unemployed or struggling More sustainable = more guests who pay Cheaper to run resort in LEDC natural water (from lake that they own) How is my Resort Viewed? The government The local people Tourists Commercial Chain Hotels Conclusion Sustainability Eco - Friendly Uniqueness 1) Introduction to chosen country
2) Reasons for choice
3) Country and city maps
4) Geographical Features in Pattaya
5) Three Developmental Indicators
6) Graphs and Data 7) Improvements in Development 8) Local Features 9) The Basics 10) Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits 11) Different Views 12) Conclusion "City Life". Pattaya Concierge, N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://pattayaconcierge.com>. "Coral Island." Circle of Asia. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://www.circleofasia.com/2009/coral-island/>. "Floating Market." Oxatravel. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://oxatravel.com>. "Fruits." Thai Cuisine. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://eugenegoesthailand.com>. "Hiking." 123RF. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.123rf.com>. "How to Learn How to Cook Thai Food." Thailand Musings. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://thailandmusings.thaivisa.com/ learn-to-cook-thai-food-at-the-blue-elephant-cooking-school/>. "Luxury Rooms." HotelThailand.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.hotelthailand.com/phuket/burasari/bedroom.html>. "Natural pool." House and Home Designs. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.awesome-tropical-house.blogspot.com>. "Pattaya." Pattaya Hotel Map. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://mappery.com/map-of/Pattaya-Hotel-Map>. "Pattaya Beach." Thailand Hotels. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. <http://thailand-hotels.co>. "Rick Shaws." Fotolia.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://eu.fotolia.com>. "Snorkeling." Tourist Activities. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.tourist-places4u.blogspot.com>. "Surfing." Travelgogirl. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.travelgogirl.com>. "Thai Bungalows." concierge.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.concierge.com/travelguide/thailand/hotels/501799>. "Thailand." UNDP - International Human Development Index. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/THA.html>. "Thailand Basic Map." Maps of Thailand. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://www.pattayavillaholidays.com/maps-of-thailand.html>. "Thai Luxury Boats." The Sydney Morning Herald. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.smh.com.au/news/news/australians-are-tops-in-thailand/2008/09/10/ 1220857599827.html>. Bibliography No leakage Source: <http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/THA.html>. Source: <http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/THA.html>. Thailand Source: <http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/THA.html>. MLA: <http://www.pattayavillaholidays.com/maps-of-thailand.html>. MLA: <http://www.pattayavillaholidays.com/maps-of-thailand.html>. Source:
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Figure 4 = <http://oxatravel.com>.
Figure 1 = <http://thailand-hotels.co>.
Figure 3 = http://www.pattayaconcierge.com/pattaya-attractions/all-zone-in-pattaya/?gclid=COaK6PvSsLICFUVc3godqVYAIQ
Figure 2 = <http://mappery.com/map-of/Pattaya-Hotel-Map>. Figure 1 Figure 4 Figure 5 Figure 3 Figure 2 France Thailand Source: http://www.minnesota.publicradio.org Source: http://www.vesl.org France Source: http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/FRA.html Figure 1: <http://www.concierge.com/travelguide/thailand/hotels/501799>. Figure 2: <http://www.hotelthailand.com/phuket/burasari/bedroom.html>. Figure 3: <http://eu.fotolia.com>. Figure 4: <http://www.smh.com.au/news/news/australians-are-tops-in-thailand/2008/09/10/ 1220857599827.html>. Figure 1: <http://thailandmusings.thaivisa.com/ learn-to-cook-thai-food-at-the-blue-elephant-cooking-school/>. Figure 2:
<http://eugenegoesthailand.com>. Figure 3:
<http://thailandmusings.thaivisa.com/ learn-to-cook-thai-food-at-the-blue-elephant-cooking-school/>. Figure 1:
<http://www.tourist-places4u.blogspot.com>. Figure 2: <http://www.travelgogirl.com>. Figure 3: <http://www.123rf.com>. Figure 1:
<http://www.awesome-tropical-house.blogspot.com>. Figure 2:
<http://thailand-hotels.co>.
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