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Student Review Questions

Chapter 4

  1. Design a chart to compare the length of the beach holiday season (where applicable), and the best months for specific types of outdoor recreation, in the following destinations:
    1. The Costa del Sol, Spain
    2. Cornwall, England
    3. Kenya
    4. St. Moritz, Switzerland
    5. Napier, New Zealand
    6. Atlantic City, USA
    7. Thunder Bay, Canada
    8. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2. Design a leaflet giving climate advice and information to a mixed age group planning to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
  3. Investigate the costs and benefits of developing attractions which depend entirely on creating an artificial climate. Examples might include the ‘Tropical Islands’ indoor beach complex near Berlin in Germany and ‘Ski Dubai’.

Discuss how the various stakeholders in tourism, particularly the hotel sector and the airlines, can alleviate the effects of climate change in various parts of the world.