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Global Growth of Tourism ­ Revision
Worldwide tourism has grown a lot in the last 50years.
Add as many reasons why to the spider diagram below

Economic Social

Worldwide growth
in tourism


Exam tip ­
Make sure you can
these ideas to get
maximum marks


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Event and specialist tourism

Event tourism Specialist tourism
This is all about encouraging tourists to This is when holidays are based on a particular
come to specific events (sporting, cultural interest or activity:
or historical): Wilderness holidays- to places like Alaska or
2005 Germany- Football world cup Antarctica, or to…

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National Parks and conflicts

National Parks are areas of outstanding natural beauty that are preserved and
protected against development by government law.

To preserve the natural beauty of the area
To encourage enjoyment of national parks by the public

Case Study The Lake District

The Lake District receives 12…

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What are the conflicts in the Lake District?

More houses become holiday
homes means there are less
locals to sustain communities
and schools

Slow Air pollution
moving created by
caravans at visiting cars
peak times

Conflicts in rural

Towns have more damaged
tourist shops and by walkers…

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`The aim of sustainable development is to use resources in a wiser, fairer and more
balanced way.
The quality of people's lives and the state of our communities is affected by a
combination of economic, social and environmental factors. These factors are
interlinked and it is important that our actions…

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Sustainable Tourism

Key Words and Definitions: Case Study ­ Lapa Rios, Costa Rica
An ecoresort in Costa Rica, blending in with the local
Sustainable: environment...
Meeting the needs of the present population with
damaging the environment for future generations
Naturally occurring in a particular place
Holidays that do…

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Things to do: rainwate
Canoeing, r
Whale Solar
watching, panels
Animal Trails, to create
and power

Tree Lapa s and
Houses Rios recycles
all waste

School Gives
trips to local
teach people
children Does not
damage jobs

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Costa Rica ­ Eco-tourism capital of the
world Power is sourced from solar panels so no cabling is
required. The buildings also don't use air conditioning
Because they are built to allow air to flow through.
More than 10% of the land in Costa Rica is
protected under a national…


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