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Why Sochi is, ironically, the perfect place for the winter Olympics

Why Sochi is, ironically, the perfect place for the winter Olympics | Tourism Development - A2 Exam | Scoop.it
SOCHI, a subtropical resort on the Black Sea coast, seems an odd place to stage the winter Olympics. It is the warmest place in Russia, where people go to escape...
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A lot of scepticism as to the benefits for Russia from commentators and the population. Assess the positive and negative impacts, mainly political and economic by the looks of it.

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Locals split over Trump impact

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Donald Trump claims windfarms are a blight on the Scottish landscape - but some locals are equally opposed to his new golf course.
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Donald Trump's plans for a impressive golf course and wind farm has met alot of opposition from locals. Another good chance to consider the positive and negative impacts politically, economically, environmentally and socially - PEES!

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Tourism drives 'bring extra £310m'

Tourism drives 'bring extra £310m' | Tourism Development - A2 Exam | Scoop.it
VisitScotland says its marketing campaigns have brought £310m in extra economic benefit for Scotland since the start of 2012.
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This article presents the marketing that Visit Scotland have recently completed. It displays the economic benefit of the increase in tourism to Scotland

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Glasgow 2014 'can be a catalyst'

Glasgow 2014 'can be a catalyst' | Tourism Development - A2 Exam | Scoop.it
Glasgow 2014 will be a "catalyst" for growth, regeneration and healthy lifestyles, Scotland's sports minister tells Commonwealth heads.
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Social and economic impacts of this event being held in Scotland. Very positive 'spin'. Can you identify any negative impacts?

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Sri Lanka lagoon set for tourist development

Sri Lanka lagoon set for tourist development | Tourism Development - A2 Exam | Scoop.it
The remote and beautiful Kalpitiya lagoon is set to be developed as a tourist attraction but there are concerns from the fishermen who live there, the BBC's Charles Haviland reports.
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News article from 2011, a good case study to consider the impacts Politically, Economically, Environmentally and Socially. PEES!

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Brewery Square - Home

Brewery Square - Home | Tourism Development - A2 Exam | Scoop.it
Brewery Square - Beautifully designed apartments around garden squares and courtyards in the heart of Dorchester.
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This is an excellent example of regeneration of a disused area. The new development includes apartments, restaurants, shops and a cinema.

 

The website itself shows the development over time, with news articles throughout the process. An excellent example to look into.

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