Flashcards in Jamacia- Mass Tourism Deck (13):
Why do tourists visit the dr cave beach?
Calm water, white sands, could do water sports or relax
Why do tourists visit the Blue mountains?
Collect blue mountain coffee, beautiful scenery, waterfalls etc
Why do tourists visit the Dunn's river fall?
Swim in the waver fall or climb and jump off it
Why do tourists visit green Grotto cave?
Sub-terrain lake in caves
Interested in physical features
Why do people visit the Jamaica history stone and the bob Marley museum?
To learn about culture (prospect plantation)
To learn out Jamaica celebrity
How was Jamaicans work in tourism?
What are two positives of tourism in Jamaica?
The reggae culture has been kept alive by sharing it with tourists
Rouen accounts for 45% of Jamaica earnings abroad
What are the environmental problems of mass tourism in Jamaica?
Coral reefs have been damaged by jet skis and boat anchors
North coast has been polluted and congested
Carbon footprint increased
What are the economic impacts of mass tourism in Jamaica?
Work is often seasonal so many people have to move away to make money
What are the economic benefits of mass tourism in Jamaica?
Account for 45% of earnings abroad
10 farmers gone from supplying 2 hotels to 80 in 2004- using local produce
What are the social problems of mass tourism in Jamaica?
Work is seasonal so people have to move away from family
Hotels use up a lot of water meaning people from west end have little access to it
What is a social positive of mass tourism in Jamaica?
Meet the people- locals and tourists help each other at no cost and learn about culture