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Reasons for the global increase in
tourism
Type of Tourism Reason for growth
Family More people migrating
Shopping Cheap exchange rates
International Conferences Attract businessmen
Cultural Site seeing
Sun seeker Beach resorts
Business Trips More global trading
Adventure People want more adventure
Environmental ecotourism People want to do something
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Recent trends in tourism in the UK
· Greater affluence
· Greater mobility
· Improved accessibility and transport facilities
· More leisure time
· Changing lifestyles
· Changing recreational activities
· Advertising and TV programmes
· Green/sustainable tourism…read more

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Economic importance of tourism
· Improving infrastructure
· Local employment better
· More money to invest in development
· Local business benefit
· Local people can use tourist facilities
· Increased cultural links with foreign countries.
· MEDCs rely less on the income from tourism
· For LEDCs, tourism is their only way of getting money as
they do not have as many exports.…read more

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Contribution of tourism to the UK
economy
· Improved infrastructure
· Local employment better
· More money to invest in development
· Local business benefit
· Local people can use tourist facilities
· Increased cultural links with foreign
countries.…read more

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The impact of external factors on
tourism in the UK
PUSH FACTORS
· Climate is better in other countries
· Cheap flights and package holidays make
it easier and cheaper for people to travel
abroad.
· To live/stay in the UK is more expensive
than in other countries.…read more

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