Brainstorm opportunities and challenges for tourism in extreme environments.

Hot, arid areas

Cold, high areas

 

tourism in COLD, HIGH AREAS

Case Study: Tourism in the Himalaya

 
 

How have local communities in Nepal benefitted from tourism? What problems do they face?

 
 

Examine how tourism in one type of extreme environment has led to a wide range of adverse environmental impacts. [10 marks]

 
 

case study: alpine tourism in switzerland

 
  1. Draw a sketch map showing the location of Riederalp, Valais, Switzerland
 

swiss tourism industry

  1. Read this document and identify 5 facts about the Swiss tourism industry
  2. Create a factfile box in your notes.
 
 

alpine tourism - human impacts

 
 

climate change and alpine tourism