Geography GCSE - Tourists world- Keywords and definitions

Keywords and definitions.

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Fragile environment

A site which can easily be damaged by tourism.

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Tourist

Anyone who stays away from home for more than one night.

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Eco tourism

Is tourism that is based on sustaining natural resources and is locally orientated. 

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Multiplier effect.

Money spent through tourism which goes to other areas of industry.

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Package holiday.

Transport, accomodation and other services are sold together through a company.

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Alternative tourism.

Travel in small groups or as an individual to a place where the main industry is not usually focused around tourism.

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Mass tourism

A large scale movement where development is shaped around demand.

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The Butler Model

A model thatshows the main stages of development that tourist resorts commonly follow.

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Leakage

Money escaping the tourist resort to multinational organisations.

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