Flashcards in Tourism on Ice Deck (8)
What is responsible tourism?
The idea of encouraging a balance between the demands of tourism and the need to protect the environment.
What is sustainable management?
A form of management that ensures that developments are lost lasting and non-harmful to the environment.
What is a fragile environment?
Places that are easily damaged and difficult to manage.
Give an example of a fragile environment?
In areas covered in snow and ice there's only a short growing season so plant don't have time to recover if they are damaged and decay is slow because it's so cold so pollution/litter remains in the environment for a long time.
Name 5 winter sports that tourists do in glaciers and around them.
Heated swimming pools in spas.
Name 5 summer sports that tourists do in glaciers and around them.
If tourists are allowing new businesses to develop, what does this mean?
What impact does this have?
Job opportunities for people in these remote areas.
Positive economic impact.