OCR AS Geography - Tourism Key Words

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Tourism Key
words
Ecotourism Eg. Santa Lucia Lodge, Ecuador. People experience relatively
untouched natural environments and ensure that their
presence does no further damage to these environments.
Adventure Tourism Special interest active holiday experiences. Factors
Activities (ATAs)
responsible more paid leave, higher disposable income levels,
strong marketing, increasing interest in fitness and health.
Tourism Travel away from the home environment for leisure,
recreation and holidays to visit friends, relatives and for
business and professional reasons.
Package Tour Where accommodation, travel and meals all inclusive,
usually through a travel agent.
Tourist-destination A country that receives a significant number of international
country
t
our
ist
s.
Eg.
Sout
h Af
ri
ca/
most
LEDCs.
Tourist-generating A country that supplies a significant number of international
country
t
our
ist
s.
Eg.
UK/
U SA.
Mass tourism Visiting a destination with large amounts of people at one
time, and the study of the effect large amounts of people can
have on a particular destination.
Niche markets Marketing towards small specific groups, eg. Ecotourism in
Ecuador
.
Mature economy Eg. UK- A long history of tourism.
Emerging economy Eg.
Chi
na/
I
ndi
a
A count
ry
t
he
process
of
rapi
d gr
owth
and
i
ndust
ri
ali
zat
ion
in
tour
ism.

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Tourism Key
words
Butler's Model Graphi
cal
di
agr
am
showi
ng
how t
our
ism
devel
ops
and
changes
over
t
ime.
Expl
orat
ion
invol
vement
devel
opment
consol
idat
ion
st
agnat
ion
rej
uvenat
ion/
stabi
li
sat
ion/
decl
i
n e.
Multiplier effect The 'snowballing' of economic activity. ie. If new jobs are
created, people have money to spend more shop workers
needed. Shop workers spend money earned, = more jobs.…read more

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Destination footprint The environmental impact caused by an individual tourist
on holiday in a particular destination.
Tourism Key Words
Ecological footprint How much land it takes to provide the resources used by
and to dispose of the waste produced by individuals or groups
of people.
Pro-poor tourism Tourism that results in increased net benefits for poor people.
Travel and tourism A comprehensive system of accounting that includes not only
satellite accounting
direct expenditure and receipts but also all the indirect knock
on effects.…read more

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