Protest and Counter-Protest over Expansion of Bansko Ski Zone - Coggle…
Protest and Counter-Protest over Expansion of Bansko Ski Zone
The building of a new cabin lift would require thousands of trees to be cut, which would negatively impact the environment in Bansko and the area around it.
The building of a new cabin lift will require a lot of construction material. As we already know the spread of construction material in the air, creates air pollution. This would further worsen the already existing issue that Bansko has with air pollution.
The building of a second lift would definitely help the sports development in the region, as more people would be introduced to winter sports in the region. This would significantly benefit the living environment in the region.
As you already know Bansko is one of the most popular ski resorts in Bulgaria. With well over a hundred thousand tourists annually it's safe to say that an expansion of the ski zone would come as a a blessing for the hotel owners and owners of the ski zone. The second cabin lift would attract even more tourists, which would lead to an increase in profit, causing a serious development of the economy in the region
With the expansion of the ski zone a lot of new workplaces would open, further benefiting the economy of the region.
Cost of the project
Such a massive project would definitely come with a hefty price for the owner of the ski zone. This would probably lead to an increase of the prices in the ski zone, which would subsequently lead to a price increase in the whole resort. This would eventually cause a price increase in the whole resort, which wouldn't be well perceived by the citizens of the town. However, this increase in prices would be overshadowed by the enormous economic growth in the region.
Political tension between parties
The building of the second cabin lift would lead to tension between political parties, who have different opinions on the matter.
We've already looked at one of the benefits that would come with new workplaces being opened, but that's not all. The new workplaces would attract young people to come to the area and potentially start families there, which would significantly increase the population in the region. This would benefit Bansko and the towns around it, as the population there is aging and slowly declining.
Disunity in society
The expansion of the ski zone would cause a disunity in the public in Bansko. There are already protests and counter -protests because of the possible building of a second lift. If the ski zone expansion is finalized, it would further fuel the feud between the two camps
If the ski zone expansion is finalized, the protests would also expand, which would create tension between the citizens of Bansko and the local authorities