Item Details

The Alps [electronic resource]: Tourism-Opportunities and Challenges

Pumpkin TV (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Filmed in Chamonix, one of Europe's most popular skiing resorts, this program looks at the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing this lucrative site. It examines tourist impacts, conflicts that arise between visitors and locals, and how businesses can be managed sustainably within the context of a fragile environment. Examples of sustainable and eco-tourism are provided and avalanche hazards are assessed.
Release Date
2014
Run Time
41 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 23, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Tourism-Opportunities and Challenges
Contents
  • Chamonix Recreation (1:42)
  • Chamonix Tourism Challenges (1:37)
  • Seasonal Employment Challenges (3:58)
  • Investing in New Attractions (1:39)
  • Affordable Housing Challenges (2:29)
  • Government Housing (2:24)
  • Chamonix Luxury Market (1:19)
  • Chamonix History (2:44)
  • Reducing Air Pollution (2:21)
  • Landscape Conservation (3:00)
  • Chamonix Environmental Risks (3:20)
  • Managing Avalanche Risk (4:12)
  • Landscape Management (3:27)
  • Hydro Electric Power (3:29)
  • Raising Emosson Dam (2:35)
  • Credits: The Alps: Tourism-Opportunities and Challenges (0:51)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2014.
Publisher no.
58572 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (41 min.) : sound, color.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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