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Flashcards in Antigua Deck (13):
1

What is the population?

69,000

2

What is its GDP?

£32,000

3

How many km's of coastline?

153km

4

How many beaches?

365

5

Live Volcano?

Manzarat

6

History of Antigua?

Slavery and Sugar

7

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

8

How to make the future more holistic? (5)

-Tourists stay with locals
-Cultural experience
-Visit traditional villages
-Ecotourism(artificial reefs)
-Attract RICH tourists so FEWER are needed to MEET its needs

9

Location?

Caribbean, part of the volcanic arc

10

What are some positive impacts of tourism in Antigua? (5)

-Passenger buy sovereigns
-6000 jobs
-Improved roads, communications, infrastructure to locals
-Income from tourism reinvested into local projects(protecting the environment)
-All inclusive

11

What natural resources does Antigua have?

NONE

12

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

13

What type of tourism is Antigua?

MASS tourism