FACTORS AFFECTING TOURISM AND ITS IMPACTS by decree

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									    FACTORS AFFECTING TOURISM AND ITS IMPACTS

Biophysical and Ecological Factors and Impacts:
 the spatial distribution of tourism is directly linked to the


 environmental conditions influence the choice of destination
  and length of stay,




 Beautiful natural landforms such as


 Tourists visit both natural and cultural sites

 Natural sites are physically beautiful and if accessible and/or
  cheaper will be visited more often than other locations eg.



 Natural disasters or hazards



 After a natural disaster                            so natural
  events can dictate tourist flows before, during and after an
  event.




Negative Environmental Impacts:

 “tourists destroy the beauty they seek to witness”
 many tourist destinations have exceeded their carrying
  capacity (level of tourism development that can occur in a
  locality without causing environmental degradation)
   impacts include –




  FIND OUT TWO EXAMPLES OF PLACES UNDER THREAT
  OF OVERUSE BY TOURISM


  Positive Environmental Impacts:

  With proper planning and management tourist can:




FIND OUT TWO EXAMPLES OF PLACES WHICH HAVE
BENEFITED FROM TOURISM

								
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