Tourism

Mindmap for revision of general tourism

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  • Created by: emily_w
  • Created on: 11-04-14 11:07
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  • Tourism
    • Why has it increased?
      • Money
        • higher minimum wage
        • more money overall--more disposable income
        • holiday pay
      • Technology
        • internet makes booking more accessible
        • international transport is better, faster and cheaper
        • healthcare--easier for people with illnesses and old people
        • people live longer and have long retirements
    • What attracts people to different holiday types?
      • Beach
        • families with kids--catered for children with activities, clubs ect
        • good weather
        • water sports
        • hotels and facilities close to beach
        • resorts aimed at tourists
      • Countryside
        • people interested in nature
        • nudists
        • bird watching
        • artists/ photographers
        • can stay in UK
        • activities--walking, birdwatching, mountain biking
      • City
        • culture
          • museums
          • history
        • history
        • castles, government buildings
        • museums
        • shopping--designer brands
    • Economic impacts
      • Developed countries
        • Tourism is 8% of GDP in UK
        • UK tourism employs 20,000 full time, 35,000 seasonally
      • Developing countries
        • Tourism is 20% of Jamaica's GDP and is very important to economy
        • 8% of population directly employed in tourism, working in hotels ect
        • employs 220,000 people in Jamaica
    • Keywords
      • Economic leakage
        • Profits end up abroad because hotels ect owned by foreign companies
      • Economic multiplier
        • Tourists spend money locally so locals have more money to spend
      • Infrastructure
        • Transport links and basic services such as hospitals
      • GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
        • Total value of all goods and services
      • Stewardship
        • Tourists taking personal responsibility for environment ect
      • TNCs (TransNational Companies)
        • Based in UK, USA ect, outlets in many countries, eg. McDonalds, Nike

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