Sunny Spain Tourism in Spain Mr Boland Geography.

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  • Sunny SpainTourism in SpainMr BolandGeography

  • Changing SpainSheep and goats reared.Trees cut down leading to overgrazing and soil erosion

  • Changing SpainFruit/veg/ citrus fruits grown year roundIrrigation schemes to overcome drought


  • The reason Spain is Europes most popular tourist region has to do withHot summers.Mild winters.Sandy beaches.Good night life.Low costs of living.

  • Describe the winter and summer weather (Temp/Rain/ Hours of sun) Look carefully at the temperature and rainfall. What is the mean temperature for the year. What is the temperature range

  • Sun Sea and SandHotels and apartments build beside beaches.Restaurants and discos located close to beach.Resorts are family friendly with marinas.Niche holidays like golfing are popular in the winter for retired people

  • There are a lot and positive and negative impacts that tourism can have on an area. Take a look at the following images and decide what they are.

  • Advantages and disadvantagesJobs for locals in hotels.Construction jobs building hotels.Towns are now lively and interesting.Services have been greatly improvedStandard of living has increased.Land values have increased.Farms have a market to sell their productsThese jobs are seasonal.Hotels are sometimes, unplanned, tall & ugly.Towns have lost there culture and identity.These services are overused in summer months.Prices for local products have increased.Locals cant afford land for building housesEven with irrigation farming are finding it difficult to keep up with the growing tourist sector.

  • Advantages and disadvantages of tourism

  • What impact does tourism have in Kenya?income?jobs?local produce?conservation?water supply?landscape?noise?crime?Use these prompt words to help you complete the table. Use examples from Kenya where possible.litter?who benefits from tourist spending?


  • Tourism leading to good transport and communications.Large scale tourism needs modern transport and communication links.A lot of money is invested in infrastructures to make these better and attract more tourists.Airports and cheap flights connect Spain to other European countries.

  • Spanish RoadsE15 along the Mediterranean coast supplies the tourist areas with both products and tourists.Rail network connects all major cities.Some trains operate at over 300km an hour

  • People use this climate also for agriculture, industries and tourism.With increased temperatures due to global warming it is expected that these areas will become hotter, drier and will need good irrigation schemes.

  • How Climate Influences TourismHot weather and beaches attract a large amount of tourists.Thousands of people are employed in the tourism industry.How might people be employed in the tourism industry???


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  • **********You could also discuss how local produce could be a disadvantage as well as an advantage of tourism (ie do the hotels buy locally or import food, drink, etc from abroad)**************