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Tourism

Tourism involves activities that require travel from home and staying away from home for at least
one night

A tourist is a person who travels to a place that is not his/her usual home and stays there for at least
one night for any purpose including business.

Domestic holidays…

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Winter beach holidays are to the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Asia

Mountains

Basic attractions Snow and Scenery
The Scottish Cairngorms have ski facilities, but not guaranteed winter snow.
The Alps have more snow and it can be guaranteed at high levels.
The Rockies of USA and Canada have more snow…

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Disruption of natural wildlife
Social/Cultural Positive Negative
Impacts Can raise quality of living in Lots of traffic
developing countries Lots of pressure on local services
Greater appreciation of other Too much sewage-tourism must be
cultures restricted
Money conserves historical buildings Increase in house prices-bad for
Cultural dances very popular locals…

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UK National Parks

A National park is an area of beautiful and relatively wild countryside

Creating a National Park has two aims:

To preserve and enhance an area's natural beauty
To promote peoples enjoyment of the countryside



There are 15 UK National Parks

Managed by National Park Authorities
Owned by…

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