The Eiffel Tower is one of the most successful tourist attractions in France.
Paris has increased security around its most popular attractions following recent terrorist attacks in the city.
Currently the Eiffel Tower has metal barriers around its base as a security measure to prevent further terrorist attacks. The metal barriers do not look attractive in the photographs taken by tourists.
French authorities are planning to remove the metal barriers at the front of the Eiffel Tower and replace it with permanent bulletproof glass walls. The rest of the metal barriers will be replaced with more attractive fencing.
- Give ONE reason why the French authorities want to replace the existing metal barriers at the Eiffel Tower with bulletproof glass walls.
- Predict what could happen if management relaxes the existing safety measures at the Tower.
- Identify ONE other criterion that will ensure the continued success of the icon, apart from ensuring safety at the Eiffel Tower.