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In today’s class, we will be talking about tourism. Enjoy the class!


Tourism geography classnotesng

Tourism is the process that involves the visiting of people to places of interest for pleasure, relaxation, entertainment, or education.

Factors favourable for tourism

  1. Presence of wildlife
  2. Presence of highlands
  3. Good accommodation or hotels
  4. Easy means of communication
  5. Good transportation network or accessibility
  6. Availability of fund
  7. Adequate security
  8. Political stability.

wildlife-tourism geography classnotesng

Wildlife Tourism

Importance of tourism

  1. Generates foreign exchange
  2. Provides educational knowledge
  3. Promotes employment opportunities
  4. Provision of social amenities
  5. Conservation of wildlife
  6. Promotes local craft industries
  7. Diffusion of ideas.
General evaluation
  1. What is tourism?
  2. What is a resort centre?
  3. Mention five resort centres in Nigeria
  4. Mention ten tourist areas in Africa.
  5. What are the factors that promote tourism?

Weekend assignment

  1. The highest highlands in Nigeria are in which region? (a) North Central (b) South-South (b) South West (c) Western region (d) Eastern region
  2. Mt Everest is in which continent? (a) Europe (b) Australia (c) Asia (d) Africa
  3. Alps mountain is in which continent? (a) Europe (b) North America (c) South America (d) Asia
  4. Andes mountain is in which continent? (a) South America (b) North America (c) Asia (d) Europe
  5. The Rockies mountain is in which continent? (a) South America (b) North America (c) Asia (d) Europe


On a sketch map of Africa, show the following highlands (i) Kilimanjaro (ii) Atlas (iii) Drakensberg (iv) Guinea highland


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