Reasons for development in Tourism

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Reasons for the global increase in tourism. *Income*
People are having more & longer holidays. This is for a number of reasons including: * People have more disposable income than they used to. They can therefore afford more & longer holidays.
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (2) *Leisure*
People now get more paid holidays than they used to. In the UK people get a minimum of 24 days a year.
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (3) *Transport*
Travel, especially air travel has become cheaper. This is for a number of reasons including – Budget airlines e.g. Easyjet
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (4) *Technology*
Direct internet booking with tour companies mean that they can offer lower prices and therefore people are more likely to go on holiday.
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (5) *Access*
Improvements in transport, particularly air travel. Airports are more numerous and have improved. Planes are faster, can carry more passengers and are more comfortable. The number of flights has increased
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (6) *Knowledge*
With the rise of advertising, TV travel shows and branding people are more aware of the different destinations available.
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (7) *Events*
New sports and activities such as skydiving and surfing mean people travel to take part in them.
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Reasons for the global increase in tourism (8) *LEDC/MEDCs*
Many countries, especially LEDCs have invested heavily in developing tourism. They advertise more and have invested in infrastructure like roads and hotels to become more attractive.
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People now get more paid holidays than they used to. In the UK people get a minimum of 24 days a year.

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