MASS TOURISM: CASE STUDIES
Welcome to EGYPT – Home of the Pyramids!
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Lukas, Eric and Daniel are ready to take you on a tour!
Egypt is a well-known country, still popular for its numerous tourist sports. The Pyramids, the Nile, the legion temples and the Red Sea are just a few examples of tourist hot spots. Every year, nearly 15 million tourists visit this country thanks to breath-taking adventures and the beautiful world of nature. But what are the consequences of mass tourism on the inhabitants and the country itself?
A wonderful holiday destination: fun and unforgettable moments are guaranteed. But the nature of the “World friendliest country” is quickly strained to its limit with this gigantic flood of tourists coming annually, who left waste behind and who cause environmental pollution.
Pamina and Seline are taking you to THAILAND: between SMILES and INEQUALITIES...
Nowadays, we can see that many countries turn their economy towards tourism. One of them is Thailand. What are the advantages and drawbacks of this decision?
Francois also chose THAILAND as an object of investigation:
Thailand: A country overrun by tourists. Thailand a country known for its hot weather, enjoyed by tourists, who admire the nice ocean and a beautiful landscape. Unfortunately, the ''umbrella island'' Phuket is being destroyed by the great amount of tourists, who gather on the beach, and ignore the mess they leave behind.... Listen to him.
Goa, INDIA by Catherine & Laetitia
An idyllic place with sandy beaches and pristine water turned into a tourism centered pleasing machine...
CONTROVERSIES about DUBAI, a SHINING STAR in the DESERT by Charlotte, Katharina & Magdalena.
Everybody knows Dubai as one of the most popular touristic destinations in the world with all its amazing headways. But is there just one side to Dubai or does the city also hide flaws.
Marc and Numa are reporting on this fascinating destination: CAMBODIA.
Follow our special late documentary broadcast live for CNN by Numa Desrue and Kozal Serpik, our correspondent in Siem Reap.
Australia is a destination that has caught many times your attention ? Canberra, Sidney, kangaroos, pristine waters, admit it, you want it all. But do you really are aware of landscapes scarred by the flood of tourists ? Great sceneries attract great number of people. If you feel concerned about what to do before going on the trip of your dreams, feel free to check out our video.
Lilian, Manon, Philia
Are you bored of those tours in Rome ? Of those stereotypes during your trip? We will make out of this trip an unforgettable experience. A trip you will still talk about for years. First of all, it's all about having the honor to take a look at another aspect of one of the most beautiful city in the world by getting all the secrets of Rome revealed to your eyes.
Laurenzo and Pierre