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Flashcards in Tourism - Maldives ecotourism Deck (8):
1

How much of the Maldives' GDP comes from tourism?

63%

2

How many visitors are expected this year?

1 million

3

What fraction of the population is dependant on tourism?

>1/2

4

How far must all buildings be from the shoreline?

>5m

5

How tall can a building be?

No taller than the tree tops

6

How much of an island can be built on?

<20%

7

How is tourism being made sustainable?

Incinerators, solar hot water systems, septic tanks and desalinisation plants have been built

8

How has Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies helped out?

They have set up a college offering BTEC courses in hotel catering