The Sinister Side of
Unit # 4
Topic: The Sinister Side of Tourism
b) Watch the video and make jot notes "Stop Child Trafficking - Protect Vulnerable Children" Communication = __/10 marks
c) Copy down the five (5) points about "Children are vulnerable and forced into slavery" from the WorldConcern.org web site Communication = __/5 marks
d) Watch the video and make jot notes "The Negative Effects of Mass Tourism" Communication = __/10 marks
Thinking ___/50 marks
2. (page 288) How many children worldwide enter the sex trade?
3. (page 288) How much money is generated from from the child-sex trade?
4. (page 288) List five (5) countries where children are involved in the sex industry.
5. (page 289) Summarize the three reasons why child-sex tourism exists.
6. (page 289) Provide three (3) reasons why children end up in child-sex tourism.
7. (page 290) How can poverty be eliminated in the countries that host child-sex tourism?
8. (page 290) How can extraterritorial laws reduce child-sex tourism?
9. (page 291) How are travel and tourism workers reducing the incidents of child-sex tourism?
10. In Canada, the child sex tourism law was enacted in June 2002.
11. Summarize the following in point form notes.
In March 2007, Kenneth Robert Klassen from British Columbia faced 35 charges under the Canadian federal sex tourism laws following an extensive RCMP investigation that began back in August 2004. The offences were committed in Cambodia, Colombia and the Philippines between 1998 and 2002. The discovery led to an international investigation that included the American FBI, and police in Cambodia and Colombia &emdash; leading to the location and identification of numerous young alleged victims, and 39 alleged crime scenes, say authorities. <CBC News , March 13, 2007>
13. (page 296) List the types of crimes against tourists in Belize.
14. (page 297) Why are tourists targeted by criminals? Provide four (4) reasons.
15. (page 298) Why are business travellers often targeted by criminals?
16. (page 298) See "Travellers' Alert". Why should valuables not be left in your car?
17. (page 298) What sort of violent crimes could travellers face?
18. (page 299) Provide three (3) reasons why crimes against tourists are often not reported.
19. (page 304) Read the case study about Florida. Describe the crime problems that targeted tourists.
20. (page 305) How did the tourism industry and government respond? Explain with examples.
War and Terrorism
a) air travel after September 11, 2001
Spread of Diseases
23. (page 292) What is a pandemic?
24. (page 292) Why might tourists be accused of spreading diseases? Explain.
25. (page 292) Examine Fig 11.10. List the ten (10) common illnesses contracted among travellers to the tropics.
26. Where did yellow fever originate?
27. Where did typhoid originate?
28. Where did the Ebola virus originate?
30. (page 294) Summarize the year 2000 foot-and-mouth disease crisis in Europe.
31. (page 295) Where does malaria come from?
32. (page 295) How is malaria spread to humans?
33. (page 295) List two (2) ways that tourists can reduce the risk of contracting malaria.
34. Find information about the origin and the Canadian connection of SARS. Write a summary and include the full web URL of your source(s).
35. Find information about the West Nile Virus. Write a summary and include the full web URL of your source(s).
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37. Why did Richard travel to Turkey?
38. How did the donor in Turkey benefit from Richard the tourist?
39. Copy down Nancy Scheper-Hughes's quote about this sinister side of tourism.
41. Summarize this news story. <http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2007/03/30/transplant-tourism.html>
42. In your opinion, is transplant tourism ethical? Explain.