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why has there been an increase in tourism over the last 60 years
people have more money and can afford to go away, companies give more holiday time, travel has become cheaper, holiday providers use the internet for advertising
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why are some areas becoming more popular
improvements in transport, countries are marketing themselves better and infastuctuer is being built
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why is tourism important to countries
it creates jobs, increases the income of buisinesses, it can improve the econamy and poorer countries tend to be more dependant on tourism
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what are really popular areas called
honeypot sites
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many factors affect the number of tourists in a country
weather, world econamy, exchange rate, terrorism and conflict and major events
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strategies are needed to cope with the number of tourists
copeing with extra traffic, copeing with erosoin of footpaths and protecting wild life and farmland
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whatare the positive impacts of mass tourism
brings in money, creates jobs, locals are more likley to stay in the area, improved roads, more local community projects, environment will be kept clean
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what are the negative impacts of mass tourism
most of the profit is kept by the travel companies, tourism based jobs have bad income, lots of traffic, bad behaved tourists, lots of pollution and litter
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why are extreme environments becoming more popular
they are idal for adventure holidays, harsh conditions, wildlife, scenery
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why is tourism improving in extreme environments
improvement in transport, people want to see places like antartica before the ice caps melt, people have more money
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how can tourism damage extreme environments
trees are cut down for fuel, deforestation destroys habitats, deforestation also causes flooding and soil erosion, footpath erosion, toilets are very poor
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what is ecotourism
its tourism that doesnt harm the environment and benefits the local people
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what are the benefits of ecotourism
local people are encouraged to conserve the environment, it reduces poaching and hunting, tries to reduce the use of fossil fuels, creates jobs for local people, people have better incomes
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how does ecotourism help the development of areas
it improves the quality of life for people without affecting the future generations, schools and healthcare facilities will be built this is all done without harming the environment
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