Tourism

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Tourism is the largest industry in the world.
In the last 20 years, international arrivals into the UK have increased rapidly.
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Due to costs of flying and travelling abroad, many Britons have started to go on holidays in the country.
This is called domestic tourism (when people travel within the country they live in)
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Coastal areas have the attractions of Sun, Sea and Sand. This is mainly at UK coastal resorts.
Mountain areas have the attraction of Snow and Scenery. The Alps and Rockies are both good examples of mountainous tourism.
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Cities have the attractions of man-made structures, such as buildings and bridges.
Stewardship - to be entrusted to look after and protect a certain area.
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Mass tourism can be good - it helps local businesses, the local economy and people become aware of fragile environments.
It can also be bad - noise + traffic pollution, natural vegetation cleared and more buildings being built to accommodate large numbers of people.
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Comparing is when you explain similarities AND differences.
Contrasting is explaining ONLY differences.
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The Masai Mara is a good example of ecotourism, as it has a lot of rare wildlife and vegetation.
Antarctica is an example of extreme tourism.
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Conservation means to preserve, protect or restore the natural environment.
The Multiplier Effect is how many times money spent by tourists circulates though a country's economy..
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Risk activities and sports, like cable car jumping and cage diving, appeal to many people.
Adventure holidays are more active, and have more risk. They're off the beaten track and in more unusual destinations.
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Kenya is a good example for a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC) case study, as it has positive and negative benefits from the tourism.
The Lake District can be used as a case study for a More Economically Developed Country (MEDC), as it is in the UK.
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Blackpool is an example of a coastal resort, and what governments are doing to keep try and keep coastal places popular among tourists.
Chernobyl is a popular tourist area because it is an extreme environment and because of the history of the place.
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This is called domestic tourism (when people travel within the country they live in)

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Due to costs of flying and travelling abroad, many Britons have started to go on holidays in the country.

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Mountain areas have the attraction of Snow and Scenery. The Alps and Rockies are both good examples of mountainous tourism.

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Stewardship - to be entrusted to look after and protect a certain area.

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It can also be bad - noise + traffic pollution, natural vegetation cleared and more buildings being built to accommodate large numbers of people.

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