Cuba Sustainable Tourism?

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Geography Case Studies Mind Map on Cuba Sustainable Tourism?, created by alice_jade_barlo on 05/28/2013.

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Cuba Sustainable Tourism?
  1. Pre 2008
    1. US Blockade = shortage of tourists and capital to deve infrastructure
    2. 2008 blockade lifted
      1. Unspoilt areas important for conservation
        1. Tourism threat to marine conservation
          1. Largest source of tourists from Canada
            1. Effective relationships = $ support
          2. WWF key areas for sustainable tourism
            1. Minimise the impact of mass tourism through appropriate siting of new facilities, infrastructure, redesign, reduced comsumption and waste
              1. Increase the prop of true ecotourism
                1. Ensure tourists and local tourism operators contribute substantially to conservation
                2. Objectives
                  1. Establish laws, policies, educational mechanisms
                    1. Reduce the impact of current and future tourism on coastal ecosystems
                  2. Las Terrazas
                    1. Farming main industry
                      1. Coffee
                        1. Fruit +Veg
                        2. Tourism
                          1. Main Hotel La Moka has trees growing through it
                            1. Guides are from the local community
                              1. Hotel uses local produce
                              2. Main attraction is Birds and Wildlife and natural scenery
                                1. Small ecological research centre
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