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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
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
Tourist-generating A country that supplies a significant number of international
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
Mature economy Eg. UK- A long history of tourism.
Emerging economy Eg.
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Ecological footprint How much land it takes to provide the resources used by
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