Flashcards in Antigua Deck (13):
What is the population?
What is its GDP?
How many km's of coastline?
How many beaches?
History of Antigua?
Slavery and Sugar
How to sustain number of tourists? (6)
-Build new facilities or improve existing ones
-Reduce unattractive tourist activity
-Improve transport infrastructure
-Offer new activities to attract tourists
-Advertise and market
-Make it cheaper to visit
How to make the future more holistic? (5)
-Tourists stay with locals
-Visit traditional villages
-Attract RICH tourists so FEWER are needed to MEET its needs
Caribbean, part of the volcanic arc
What are some positive impacts of tourism in Antigua? (5)
-Passenger buy sovereigns
-Improved roads, communications, infrastructure to locals
-Income from tourism reinvested into local projects(protecting the environment)
What natural resources does Antigua have?
What are some negative impacts of tourism in Antigua? (11)
-Locals don't get work as its seasonal
-96c out of $1 goes back to USA
-Tourists are discouraged interactions with locals
-Spend all of money on board
-Echoes of slavery(subservient)
-Low skilled, low paid work
-Pale imitations of culture
-Prettification of entertainment
-Foreign influence of food
-Increased pollution and litter
-Contributes to greenhouse gases