Tertiary Economic Activity

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Tertiary Economic Activity
Providing services for people
Learning Objectives
1. Understand the term ‘tertiary economic
activities’
2. Discuss tourism, the growth of tourism, types of
holidays and tourists.
3. Case Study: France - Tourism and
Communications
4. Learn about tourism in Ireland and in Co.
Waterford.
5. Tourism in Spain and Switzerland.
6. Advantages and disadvantages of tourism
using case study of Majorca.
Tertiary Economic Activities
• Tertiary economic activity involves providing services for people.
• In wealthy countries there are lots of people employed in service
industries.
• In poor countries fewer people are employed in service industries.
Most people are engaged in primary economic activity.
Q. Why do you think this difference exists?
Q. Make a list of jobs that people in Tertiary economic activity do.
Communication
Radio, TV,
Newspapers
Administration
Office staff
Distribution
Transport,
Personal
Dentist,
Doctor,
Barber
Financial
Banks,
Credit Union
Services
Repair
Mechanic,
IT Technician
Business
Advertising,
Accountancy
Tourism/Leisure
Golf caddy
Hotel staff
Construction
Carpenter,
plumber
Teleservices
11811, Customer
support
The growth in tourism
• Did you know that there has been a rapid
growth in tourism?
• Can you think why?
Try to think of the different reasons in your
groups.
Tourism
• What are the different types of holidays?
• Package holidays
• Eco tourism – aim is to reduce the impact
that tourism has on the environment.
• Who are the different groups of tourists?
Tourism and Communications
• Case Study: France
• Communications = transport routes
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Roads
Eurostar
Airports
Metro
TGV
River Cruises
Transport and Communication
Motorway Map
TGV Map
Transport and Communication
River Cruises
Metro
Airports
Best rail system.
Underground like the
tube in London
Four airports serving
Paris alone. Two large
commerical airports
(Charles de Gaulle
and Orly) and two
smaller ones. Also
airports throughout the
country.
TGV ‘train a grande
bitesse’
French word for fast
train. High speed rail
network. 250km/ hour!
Roads
Motorways (autoroute) connect all
key destinations.
Communications
Eurostar
Rail link between
England and France
that runs through the
Channel tunnel. 3
hours long
Transport and Communication
Tourism In Ireland
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5emdft
OIoos
Tourism in Ireland
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Areas of natural beauty
Beaches and coastlines
Recreation
Cities
Tourism
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Tourism is a good example of a tertiary economic activity. It is a
service based industry. Most people employed in tourism work in
services.
Q. Think about your last holiday. From the moment you left your house
until you returned home, identify all the different services that
people performed for you. Make a list of all of the jobs these
people did.
Tourists tend to go to different types of places. 4 main categories are;
1.
2.
3.
4.
Areas of natural beauty
Beaches and coastlines
Recreational & Sporting facilities
Cities
Ireland’s Areas of Natural Beauty
Connemara
Killarney
Glendalough
Errigal
Ireland’s Beaches and Coastlines
Aran Islands
Giants Causeway
Cliffs of Moher
Dingle
Ireland’s Recreational & Sporting facilities
Croke Park
Shannon Fishing
The K Club
Aviva Stadium
Ireland: City Breaks
Cork City
Dublin City
Galway City
Temple Bar
Tourism in Ireland
• Tourism is an important part of the Irish economy.
• In recent years over 5 million people have visited Ireland each year.
Q. Where did most of these tourists come from?
Failte Ireland
• Failte Ireland is the National Tourism
Development Authority. It is a government
run agency that promotes tourism as part
of the Irish economy.
• Failte Ireland promotes Irish holidays to
the domestic and overseas markets.
Tourism in Ireland
• Ireland is easily
accessible as a tourist
destination.
• Tourists can fly into
Ireland.
• Ferries also come from
Scotland, England and
France. This is popular
for people who want to
bring their own cars.
Why do Tourists visit Ireland?
• Natural Beauty – The Giant’s Causeway, Killarney National Park,
Glendalough, Connemara.
• Beaches & Coastlines – The Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula,
beaches around the coastline.
• Recreation & Sports – Fishing lakes, boating on the River Shannon,
Golfing, International rugby and soccer matches at Croke Park.
• Cities – Many people visit cities like Dublin for short weekend
breaks. They visit the museums, theatres, art galleries, and other
historic buildings.
• Can you think of other examples.. Hint: history and culture.
Activity
• In your groups I would like you to do a
short presentation about tourism in
Waterford!
• Remember I have only ever been to
waterford twice! You need to tell me
everything a tourist would like to visit.
Homework
• Your cousin lives in America. Your family
are coming home to Ireland for the first
time.
Write an email telling your cousin everything
that Ireland has to offer them… list out all
the attractions and who would be interested!
http://www.thegatheringireland.com/Informat
ion/FAQs-Ceisteanna-Coitianta.aspx
Recap Irish Tourism
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VfKzn
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Tourism in Spain
• Spain and portugal make up the Iberian
Penisula.
• The Baleraic Islands (Majorca, Minorca and
Ibiza) are in the Mediterranean Sea.
• The Canary Islands are in the Atlantic
Ocean.
• All are part of Spanish territories.
• Tourists are attracted to Spain because of
it’s climate.
Climate
• Meseta Central ( Flat land across the centre of spain)
continental climate – hot dry summers and cold winters.
• The Mediterranean coast the climate is moderate with hot
dry summers and mild rainy winters. Jan 9°C July 24°C
• The Atlantic coast – summers are cooler.
• Canary Islands – very warm climate. Interior e.g. Tenerife
can become very hot during the day with cold nights.
• The Balearic Islands – maritime climate with cool wet
winters and warm dry summers.
Attractions
• Areas of natural beauty.Balearic Islands provide
sun bathing, hillwalking and watersports.
• Culture: spain has some of the best art gallaries
in the world e.g Madrid and Bilbao and Barcelona.
• Architecture: Gaudi in Barcelona.
• Sun holidays – good weather, large selection of
hotels and apartments and is easily accessible by
road, rail, air and sea.
Tourism in Switzerland
• Switzerland is a landlocked
country.
• It has huge mountains such
as the Alps, and beautiful
lake resorts.
• Tourists go to Switzerland
in the summer for hiking
and mountain biking.
• Tourists go there in the
winter to ski and
snowboard.
Tourism in Switzerland
Tourism in Switzerland
The importance of tourism to the Swiss economy.
• Tourism brings many benefits to the Swiss economy.
– It provides year round employment, unlike most Mediterranean resorts.
– It brings foreign currency to the country as tourists spend money in
hotels, restaurants, and shops.
– It prevents out migration from small mountain villages. Young people
can stay behind and work in the tourist resorts.
Swiss tourist resorts
Alpine Ski resorts
Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism
• Tourism can have advantages and disadvantages for a region.
Q. List some advantages tourism can bring to a region.
Q. List some disadvantages tourism can bring to a region.
Disadvantages of Tourism
Activity
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In your groups read the case study: The
impact of Tourism on Majorca Spain.
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1.
2.
3.
In copies summarise
the background of Majorca.
The influence tourism has on the area
Any solutions to the problem.
End of Chapter Assessment
• Traffic light learning objectives and all key
words.
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