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How has the
pattern of global
tourism
changed?
Tourism Travel away from the home environment for leisure, recreation and
holidays, to visit friends and relatives (VFR) and for business/ professional
reasons, it can be either domestic tourism or foreign tourism. E.g. A safari
The most popular form…

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Relationship
between
tourism and
economic
development
Gross Domestic A measure of how developed a country is, it is the total value of all goods
Product (GDP) and services produced in a country (the geographical boundary) regardless
of a producer's nationality.
Gross National A measure of how developed…

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What are the
social, economic
and
environmental
issues
associated with
the growth of
tourism?
Community Structure The form and development of the community in human
populations, a changing community structure is a problem caused
by the growth of tourism. E.g The Masaii Tribe, Kenya, who were
traditionally…

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How can
tourism be
managed to
ensure
sustainability?
Sustainability Improving the quality of life while living in the earth's carrying
capacities.
Sustainable Development which meets the needs of the present without
Development compromising the ability of future generations to meet their
needs.
Sustainable Tourism Tourism organised in…

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with the money from the entrance fee and ensures the
environment is not too badly damaged. E.g Inca Trail to Peru,
there is a maximum of 500 permits to walk along it, limiting the
number of tourists to around 200.

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