Tourism In Thailand Essay

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Case study Impacts of tourism in Thailand Produce a case study report including the following information: * Map of Thailand (showing main tourist areas) and describe its location * Background Facts about Thailand – Population, GDP , HDI * Reasons why people visit Thailand * Information about tourism in Thailand – figures etc * Impacts of tourism * Tourism creates opportunities for people and the environment (SEE) -economic, social/cultural and environmental - including employment, infrastructure, community development and environmental protection; * Tourism creates problems for people and the environment (SEE), including population displacement, changing community structure, social issues, sea sonality and environmental degradation. Resources Textbook Raw page 331-332 Economic impacts and background to tourism Geoactive BBC 4 programme notes Extra research from student resources folder Your own up to date research This is to be completed in one week . THAILAND Map of Thailand * Centre of the Indochina peninsula and Southeast Asia. * bordered to the north by Burma and Laos * to the east by Laos and Cambodia, * to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia * to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. * Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest. Background information of Thailand * LEDC (a newly industrialized country with tourism) * Total population: 65 million * Size: 0.5million km2 (~Same size as France) * HDI: Rank 94/172--- Medium Human Development 0.658 (HDRO) GDP | PPP: $584.768 billion (2010 est.) | GDP growth | 5.0%(2010) | GDP per capita | $9,200 (PPP; 2010) | GDP
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