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Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism 2nd Edition


Publisher: Solid Star Press ISBN-13: 9780648993728

Author: Stephen Codrington

Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme International Baccalaureate

Format: Paperback

Isbn 10: 0648021025

Language: English

Pages: 99 pages

Release date: 05/30/2017

Series: IB Diploma Geography

Year: 2017


Our Planet’ s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is one of seven Planet Geography Monographs, each of which covers one option of the Standard Level and Higher Level Options for IBDP Geography Paper 1. The 4 chapters mirror the structure of the syllabus. The same content is also available as chapters 17 to 20 in Our Dynamic Planet.

Chapter 1

Classifying tourist and sporting activities
Economic development and leisure
Comparative case studies of leisure in Mexico and Sweden
Factors affecting participation in sport and tourism

Chapter 2

The growth of tourist hotspots
Spheres of influence
National sports leagues
Case study of a national sports league - the AFL
Large scale festivals
Case study of a large festival in a rural location, the Enga Cultural Festival

Chapter 3

Niche national tourism strategies
The role of TNCs in expanding international tourism destinations
Tourism as a national development strategy
Case study of tourism as a national development strategy in Turkmenistan
International sporting events
Case study of the costs and benefits of hosting the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Chapter 4

Unsustainable tourism
Case study of managing the Angkor World Heritage Site, Cambodia
Sustainable tourism
Case study of sustainable tourism in Serra Cafema, Namibia
Case study of sustainable tourism in Tiger Leaping Gorge, China
Future international tourism

International sport participation