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1

What is the case study for mass tourism

Kenya.

2

Where is Kenya?

East Africa.

3

How many visitors does it get each year?

700,000.

4

Name 4 reasons why people visit Kenya?

Tribal culture.
Wildlife.
Warm climate.
Beautiful scenery.

5

What wildlife is there?

The big 5.
Rhino.
Lion.
Elephant.
Buffalo.
Leopard.

6

What are popular?

Wildlife safaris.

7

What has a big impact on Kenya?

Tourism.

8

Name 2 economic positive impacts tourism has on Kenya?

Tourism contributes to country's Gross National Income.
People work in the tourist industry.

9

What % of tourism contributes to country's Gross National Income?

15%.

10

How many people work in the tourist industry?

In 2003 around 219,000 worked.

11

Name a economic negative impact tourism has on Kenya?

Only 15% of the money earned through tourism goes to locals.
Rest to big companies.

12

Name a positive social impact tourism has on Kenya?

Customs and culture of the native Maasai Tribe are preserved because things like traditional dancing are often displayed for tourists.

13

Name 2 negative social impacts tourism has on Kenya?

Masaai tribes forced of their land.
Muslim people offended.

14

Why are Masaai tribes forced of their land?

Create National Parks for tourists.

15

Why do Muslim people in Kenya get offended?

By the way female tourists dress.

16

Name a positive environmental impact tourism has on Kenya?

23 national parks.

17

Name a national park in Kenya

Nairobi National Park.

18

The entry fees tourists pay to get into the national park is used for what?

Maintain National Parks.
Help protect environment and wildlife.

19

Name 3 negative environmental impacts tourism has on Kenya?

Safari vehicles damaged vegetation.
Wildlife has been affected.
Coral reefs damaged.

20

Safari vehicles have caused what?

Soil erosion.

21

What animal has been affected and why?

Cheetah.
It has changed its hunting behaviour to avoid crowds.

22

What coral reef has been damaged? and how?

Coral reef in Malindi Marine National Park.
By tourists boating anchoring.

23

Kenya is trying to reduce...

Negative impacts of tourism.

24

Walking and horseback tours are being...

Promoted over vehicle safaris.

25

Alternative activities that are...

Less damaging than safaris are being encouraged.

26

Kenya is also trying to...

Maintain tourism.

27

Kenya's tourist board and ministry of tourism has launched what?

Advertising campaign in Russia called Magical Kenya.

28

What is Kenya wildlife service planning?

To build airstrips in Ruma National Park and Mount Elgon National park .

29

What do airstrips do?

Make Kenya more accessible for tourists.

30

Planning to spend £8 million on what?

Improving roads.
Bridges.
Airstrips.

31

What was cut for adults? and why?

Visa fees were cut 50% in 2009.
Make it cheaper to visit

32

They were also scrapped for what?

Children under 16.
Encourage families to visit.

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