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The Butler Model
A model showing the sequence of changes experienced by holiday resorts.
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Consumer Culture
A culture in which there is an emphasis on the purchasing of goods and services.
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Disposable Income
The amount of money which a person has available to spend on non-essential items, after food, clothing and household running costs.
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Eco-tourism
A form of tourism that tries to minimise the environmental impacts of tourists, by using local providers and resources and by keeping profits within the local area.
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Life Cycle
The process of change experienced during a lifetime. The idea is also applied to products and tourist resorts.
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Mass Tourism
The large-scale movement of tourists to popular destinations, most often through package holidays.
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Package Holiday
A holiday in which travel and accommodation are put together by a tour operator and sold as a relatively cheap package.
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Resort
A settlement where tourism is the main function.
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Self-catering Holiday
A holiday in which the accommodation costs do not include food.
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Tourism
A trip involving at least one night away from home.
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Tourist
Someone who stays away from home for at least one night.
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Tourism Types
3 main categories:- Leisure, Visiting friends and family, Business visits and trips.
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Leisure
Holiday, sporting event, festival, pilgrimage.
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Visiting Friends and Family
Staying with friend, staying with family.
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Business Visits and Trips
Business meeting, conference or exhibition, educational trips, medical treatment.
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Adventure Holiday
A type of holiday that involves activities such as bungee-jumping and snorkelling.
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Educational Holiday
A type of holiday that involves learning something, such as wine tasting or learning to cook.
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Honeypot
A place of special interest or appeal that attracts large numbers of visitors and tends to become overcrowded at peak times.
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Carrying Capacity
The Maximum number of people that can be supported by the resources and technology of a given area.
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A culture in which there is an emphasis on the purchasing of goods and services.

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Consumer Culture

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The amount of money which a person has available to spend on non-essential items, after food, clothing and household running costs.

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A form of tourism that tries to minimise the environmental impacts of tourists, by using local providers and resources and by keeping profits within the local area.

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The process of change experienced during a lifetime. The idea is also applied to products and tourist resorts.

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