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Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is one of seven Planet Geography Monographs, each of which covers one option of the Standard Level and Higher Level Options for IBDP Geography Paper 1.  The book contains 99 pages in full colour, 17.2cm x 24.5cm, with 4 chapters that mirror the structure of the syllabus.  The same content is also available as chapters 17 to 20 in Our Dynamic Planet.  Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism will be available for delivery from March 2017.   View sample pages from the books here.

Chapter 1 of Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is ‘Changing leisure patterns’.  It comprises 16 pages divided into the following sections:

  1. Leisure

  2. Classifying tourist and sporting activities

  3. Economic development and leisure

  4. Comparative case studies of leisure in Mexico and Sweden

  5. Factors affecting participation in sport and tourism

Chapter 2 of Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is ‘Tourism and sport at the local and national scales’.  It comprises 17 pages divided into the following sections:

  1. The growth of tourist hotspots

  2. Spheres of influence

  3. National sports leagues

  4. Case study of a national sports league - the AFL

  5. Large scale festivals

  6. Case study of a large festival in a rural location, the Enga Cultural Festival

Chapter 3 of Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is ‘Tourism and sport at the international scale’.  It comprises 38 pages divided into the following sections:

  1. Niche national tourism strategies

  2. The role of TNCs in expanding international tourism destinations

  3. Tourism as a national development strategy

  4. Case study of tourism as a national development strategy in Turkmenistan

  5. International sporting events

  6. Case study of the costs and benefits of hosting the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Chapter 4 of Our Planet’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism is ‘Managing tourism and sport for the future’.  It comprises 23 pages divided into the following sections:

  1. Unsustainable tourism

  2. Case study of managing the Angkor World Heritage Site, Cambodia

  3. Sustainable tourism

  4. Case study of sustainable tourism in Serra Cafema, Namibia

  5. Case study of sustainable tourism in Tiger Leaping Gorge, China

  6. Future international tourism

  7. International sport participation