Tourism

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Importance of Tourism
Fastest growing industry, largest generator of jobs, 1 billion tourist arrivals in 2012, 8% of australians hired by tourism
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Tourism
The temporary movement of people to places outside where they usually live and work, the activities they undertake during their stay and the facilities they use there.
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Classifying Tourism
domestic/international, environmental preference, social status, purpose
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Tourist attractions can be classified as:
Natural, Event, Cultural
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Top Attractions
Times Square, Central Park, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Niagara Falls, Las Vegas, Disneyland Park, anaheim
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Countries that spend the most on tourism
China, Germany, USA
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Benefits
greater understanding, prosperity, protection of communities, environment, fragile sites
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Disadvantages
Can destroy culture and living places, over population
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Eco-tourism
nature-based, educational, sustainable, beneficial to human and natural environments
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Examples of Eco-tourism
Phillip Island nature park, Virunga national park, DR of C, National Parks
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Visitor trends to Phillip Island
Penguin Parade gets most tourists, mostly local, stay in accommodation establishments, most during summer
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5 statistics about marine biodiversity
50-80% of life found in the ocean; future extinction rates estimated at more than 10000 per millennium; 90% of fisheries are in developing countries; 15% of the world's protein intake from fisheries; Phytoplankton produce 50% of earth's oxygen; 30-35
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