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Why has the tourism increased globally
more disposable income, more paid holidays, travel has become cheaper and holiday providers
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Why are more places becoming more popular than they used to be
improvements in transport, countries with unusual tourist destinations and many countries have invested intomn tourist infrastructure
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What are the popular tourist areas
Cities- attracted by culture, entertainment and shopping, people are attracted to mountains by the secenry and activities like walking and people are attracted to coastal areas by the beaches and activities like swimming
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Why is tourism to the economies of many countries
tourism creates jobs for local people, increases the income of industry of other businesses that supply tourism industry, it is imporatnt to LEDCs and MEDCs and LEDCs are more dependent on the income of tourism than the richer ones
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how does tourism contribute to the UK economy
32 million overseas visitors visited Britain in 2008, it is popular with tourists because of the historical landmarks,famous churches and cathedrals and its castles and palaces, london has half the tourist numbers that come to the UK
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Why are more places becoming more popular than they used to be

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Why is tourism to the economies of many countries

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