Tourism & The Environment

Main topics of study:

Tourism & Tourists:

  • What is Tourism?
  • The Rise of Tourism
  • Tourism Today
  • International Tourism
  • Domestic Tourism in Britain
  • The Tourism Industry
  • Case Study

The Geography of Tourism:

  • What is the Geography of Tourism?
  • Britain’s Inbound & Outbound Tourism Geography
  • Tourist Destinations in Britain
  • Route Planning in Britain
  • Weather & Tourism
  • Case Study

Transport:

  • Forms of Transport
  • Carriers
  • Transport Networks
  • Case Study

The Retail Travel Trade:

  • Travel Agents & Tour Operators
  • Case Study

Accommodation & Catering:

  • Basic Tourist Requirements
  • Serviced Accommodation
  • Self-Catering Accommodation
  • Catering for Tourists
  • Case Study

Tourist Attractions & Business Facilities:

  • Trends in Attractions
  • Theme Parks
  • Business Facilities
  • Case Study

Tourism Promotion & Tourist Information:

  • National Tourist Organisations
  • Regional Tourist Organisations
  • Local Tourist Offices
  • Tourism Information
  • Case Study

The Impact of Tourism on the Environment:

  • Tourism & the Environment in Harmony
  • Tourism & the Environment in Conflict
  • Planning & Managing Tourism
  • Case Study

The Impact of Tourism on the Economy:

  • Tourism Investments – The Cost of Tourism
  • Tourism Returns – The Benefits of Tourism
  • Tourism & the Balance of Payments
  • Tourism & Employment
  • Who Benefits from Tourism Investment?
  • Case Study

The Impact of Tourism on Culture & Communities:

  • Changing Attitudes of Host Populations
  • Cultural Differences
  • Reactions of the Host Population to Tourists
  • The Impact of Tourism on Culture
  • Tourism & Communication Between Cultures
  • Case Study

Tourism Employment & Skills:

  • Tourism Employment
  • Characteristics of Tourism Employment
  • Tourism Skills & Attitudes
  • Case Study