BX2091 Field Trip Report Example Essay

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BX2091 Tourism & Leisure Management – Field Trip Report | Pulau Ubin

BX2091 – Tourism & Leisure Management

List of Contents

1. Introduction to Pulau Ubin

2. Leisure industries obligations and operations towards sustainable tourism and leisure activities
2.1. Commercial (Private) sector
2.2. Government (Public) sector

3. Sustainability management issues – Pollution (Environmental)
3.1. Water pollution- Oil leakage
3.2. Improper disposal of waste
3.3. Carbon emission

4. Sustainability management issues – Displacement (Socio-cultural)

5. Recommendations for Sustainable Management (Tactics)
5.1. Pollution (Environmental)
5.1.1. Water pollution – Oil leakage
5.1.2. Improper disposal of waste
5.1.3. Carbon emission
5.2.
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Discussions over future projects are in the midst and if these projects follow through, displacement will occur.

5. Recommendations for Sustainable Management (Tactics)

5.1. Pollution (Environmental)
5.1.1. Water pollution – Oil leakage

Bumboats operators may want to reduce the frequency of ferrying tourists into the island. Operators ought to look at the demand curve as demand fluctuates over time. For instance, operators may want to reduce the boat frequencies on weekdays and/or weekends at particular timings.

Government may intervene by imposing fines on bumboat operators who dispose excessive oil into the ocean. This may deter operators from committing such undesirable act and thus benefiting the marine habitat.

5.1.2. Improper disposal of waste

Public education on proper disposal of waste is necessary as it will benefit Pulau Ubin both appearance wise and the livelihood of habitats.

Recycling bins for plastics items should be strategically placed so disposal would uncomplicated. Signage could also develop and encourage recycling habits as it may contribute in saving the environment as plastics could not be decomposed by burning and it will have a negative environmental impact. This signage around the island could serve as a reminder to tourists.

Corrective work order could be implemented on persistent tourists who do not

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