2b-Growth in Tourism

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What are four reasons of why people are going on more holidays for a longer period of time?
People have more disposable income, companies give paid holiday, travel has become cheaper and holiday providers now use the internet to sell their holidays.
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What are three reasons why holidays are more popular than they used to be?
Improvements in transport, better advertisement of unususal and new tourist destinations, many countries have invested in infrastructure for tourism.
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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to cities?
Entertainment (bars, restaurants and theatres), culture (museums, art galleries and heritage sites) and shopping.
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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to mountain areas?
Beautiful scenery and activities (walking, climbing, skiing and snow boarding).
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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to coastal areas?
The beaches and activities (swimming, snorkelling, fishing and water skiing).
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Why is tourism important to the economy?
Tourism creates jobs in restaurants and hotels, it increases the income of other businesses and some LEDC's are dependent on tourism.
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What are three reasons why holidays are more popular than they used to be?

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Improvements in transport, better advertisement of unususal and new tourist destinations, many countries have invested in infrastructure for tourism.

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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to cities?

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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to mountain areas?

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Give one reason why tourists are attracted to coastal areas?

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