Unit 3: Tourism

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Environments that attract tourists.
Animals, for example safaris.
Extreme climates, such as hot or cold.
City locations.
Coastal environments.
Desert.
Mountainous locations.
Historical locations, for example the Forum and Colleseum in Rome.
Rainforests.
Islands or isolated retreats.
Areas of geological interest, such as volcanoes in Iceland.
Tundra locations, where the land is flat and there is little vegetation.
Snowy areas for skiing and snowboarding.
Less developed areas.
Events such as sport or music.
Top 10 most visited countries in 2010
France.
USA.
China.
Spain.
Italy.
UK.
Turkey.
Germany.
Malaysia.
Mexico.

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Some countries, such as China, Montenegro, India, Croatia, DR Congo, Vietnam, Romania, Nambia,
Hong Kong and Chad, are emerging in tourism. They have the greatest expected increase before
2014.
A honeypot is a place of attractive scenery or historic interest that attracts a large number of visitors.
Specialist holidays are holidays based on a particular area, interest or activity.
Long haul flights are flights over a long distance usually taking more than three hours.…read more

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Less health risk when travelling abroad due to immunisation.
Increase in cultural interest in other places.
World population increase so more people go on holiday.
Advancements in technology which decrease travel times.
Increase in international business so more travel.
Increase in disposable income as wages increase.
Increase in paid annual leave, generally from two weeks to four weeks.
Media advertising and programmes make people want to go there.…read more

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Health care is the number of doctors per 100,000 people. We would expect this to be high in an
M.E.D.C. and low in an L.E.D.C.
Safe water is the percentage of people who have access to safe water. We would expect this to be
high in an M.E.D.C. and low in an L.E.D.C.
Air pollution is the amount of pollutants in the atmosphere. We would expect this to be high in an
M.E.D.C. and low in an L.E.D.C.…read more

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