tourism management in rural areas

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Tourism management in
rural areas
•
Examine the concept of carrying capacities in
a rural tourist area.
•
Discuss strategies designed to maximize
capacity and minimize conflicts between local
residents and visitors and avoid
environmental damage
Carrying Capacity
• Tourism Carrying Capacity" is defined by
the World Tourism Organisation as “The
maximum number of people that may visit a
tourist destination at the same time,
without causing destruction of the physical,
economic, socio-cultural environment and
an unacceptable decrease in the quality of
visitors' satisfaction”
Location, Location, Location
Over to you…
• Tourism management in rural areas
Examine the concept of carrying capacities in the Peak
District National Park - UK.
• Discuss strategies designed to maximize capacity and
minimize conflicts between local residents and visitors
and avoid environmental damage.
• Use the A3 crib sheet to build up the case study.
• http://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/index/learningabout/factsheets.htm
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