Tourism

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  • Created on: 18-04-14 13:49
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  • Tourism
    • Global increase in tourism
      • more disposable income so can afford to go on holiday
      • more paid holiday so more free time
      • Travel is cheaper
      • Package holidays are cheaper
      • More unusual destinations
    • Cities Mountains and Coasts
      • Cities - culture, entertainment and shopping eg New York
      • Montains - scenery and activities eg The Alps
      • Coasts - swimming, snorkelling and activites eg Spain
    • Economic importance
      • Creates jobs
      • economies grow - bigger income
      • Poorer countries become more dependent of tourism
    • UK Economy
      • 32 million visitors in 2008
      • Countryside and monuments
      • London attracts half the visitors
      • 2007 £114 to the economy - employed 1.4 million people
    • UK Factors
      • Bad Weather
      • World economy
      • Exchange rate
      • Terrorism and conflict
      • Major Events
    • Mass Tourism
      • Organised tourism for large numbers of people
    • Increase in extreme environments
      • Adventure, element of risk
      • Wildlife and scenery
      • Advertising, want to see before it goes and easier to get to

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