Look for the meaning of:
WELFARE STATE, TRADE, INSURANCE, HEALTH SERVICES, HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION, INTEREST RATE, TERTIARISATION, MOTORWAY, PIPELINE, FREIGHT,
GATT-WTO, LEISURE, SPA, RESORT, ENVIRONMENT
2- Reading a graph, the pie-chart.
- What changes are shown in the pie-charts?
- Give reasons for the changes shown in the two pie charts.
3- Read another graph (a little more difficult)
Explain the relationship between transport, distance and costs
A- Read this text and answer:
a) Which factors influence Spain’s tourism growth?
b) Which places include the ‘Costa del sol’?
c) Mention some negative consequences of touristic growth.
d) Where do tourists come from in Spain?
GARRET NAGLE (2000), Advanced Geography,
B- Mark which ideas you think contribute to sustainable tourism:
. build more golf courses for rich people who spend more money
. promote equity in the distribution of the cost and benefits of tourism
. restrictive entry or pricing in special natural or historical places
. involve local people in development processes
. build better and expensive hotels instead of cheap camping sites
C- Watch this video