Will Barcelona ban tourists?

Barcelona’s beaches

GCSE students have studied the effects tourism has on Barcelona, but are there now too many visitors to the Catalan capital? Should the number of visitors be controlled? Click on the link to find out more : http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/jun/28/will-people-barcelona-revolt-against-soaring-tourist-numbers

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Alton Towers

The tragic accident at Alton Towers last week does not seem to be dampening the enthusiasm of year 10 students looking forward to their trip to the theme park over the next couple of weeks, but what about the wider general public? Will the reputation of this popular theme park be affected in the long term? will people want to visit in the future? We’ve be discussing it at length in GCSE lessons but what do the experts think? Click on the link to find out more : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-32993933