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Define Tourist
People who go to a different country or place but do not live there
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Define Mass tourism
Large numbers of tourist coming to one destination, usually short haul destinations.
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Why are more people going on holiday
More disposable income, more places to go, more access to the internet Etc
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What are the external factors that affect the tourist industry
Economic recession, civil unrest, terror attacks
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Name social benefits of tourism in the UK
Culture, infrastructure, produced famous people
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Name economical benefits of tourism in the UK
Creates jobs directly and indirectly, property sale, Money, GDP goes up
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Name environmental disadvantages of tourism in the UK
Waste, noise, air and water pollution, congestion, trees knocked down for space
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Name economical disadvantages of tourism in the UK
Jobs are sometimes seasonal, economic leakage
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Name social disadvantages of tourism in the UK
Crime, overcrowding
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Mass tourism case study is ...
Jamaica
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What attractins are there to Jamaica
Sun, watersports and sandy beaches, Bob Marley's house, national park and bird sanctuary, golf course Etc
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Name economic benefits of tourism in Jamaica
More money spent by tourists make businesses more profitable, Businesses employ jamaican staff, workers spend their wages in local businesses, Taxes paid by businesses help Jamaica to develop
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Name economic disadvantages of tourism in Jamaica
Businesses are owned by over seas companies - economic leakage, tourism jobs are often seasonal, some skilled jamaicans work abroad, tourist resorts take money away from the poorer inland areas creating greater inequality
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