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Why has global tourism increased?
Global tourism has increases because of double income, an increase in disposable income, package holidays, jet aircraft and fewer children (lower birth rate).
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How can cities develop tourism?
Cities can develop tourism by hosting sporting events, constructing new attractions, and having cheaper, better quality hotels.
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Name a tourist city and list some of the attractions
London: London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Wembley Stadium, British Museum.
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How can mountain areas develop tourism?
Mountain areas can develop tourism by constructing ski resorts and by offering summer walking holidays.
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Name a mountain area and list some attractions
Alps: Matterhorn, Cervinia, Lake Garda.
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How can coastal areas develop tourism?
Coastal areas can develop tourism by constructing new attractions, and by targeting different groups of tourists.
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Name a coastal resort and list some attractions
Blackpool: Trams, Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle, Blackpool Pier, Blackpool Tower.
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How important is tourism to the economy of Kenya?
Tourism is one of the main sources of income and foreign currency. Also many of the jobs in Kenya rely on tourism.
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How important is tourism to the economy of the UK?
The UK is one of the top 10 earners in the world from the income from tourism.
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What external factors could stop tourists visiting the UK?
One external factor is the recession because people have less money to spend. Another external factor is terrorist threats because people don't want to fly. A final external factor is a natural disaster, for example a volcanic cloud stopping flights.
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Name the 6 stages of the Butler Model in the correct order
Exploration, Involvement, Development, Consolidation, Stangnation, Rejuvention or Decline?
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Name some attractions and reasons for growth in the Lake District National Park
Mountains (Scafell Pike), Lakes (Windermere), Scenery, Outdoor pursuits, William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, Picturesque villages (Grasmere-Honeypot).
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What are the impacts of tourism in the Lake District National Park?
Shortage of parking, Traffic jams, Footpath erosion, Dogs worrying the livestock, Overcrowding in honeypots, Conflict of different lake users, Litter.
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What are the stratagies for continued successin the Lake District National Park?
RAF Boulmer repair footpaths (£1 extra on hotel bills), Sign to shoot dogs, Grasmere 1st school field as car park, Speed limit on Lake Windermere (10 mph), Mini double yellow lines, No bins.
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Name some attractions in Kenya
Twin-centre holidays:Beach (Mombasa) and Safari (Masai Mara). Physical: Coral reef, White beach, The Big 5, Sun (Equator). Human: Masai, Scuba diving, Jeep safari, Hot air balloon rides.
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What are the economic impacts of tourism in Kenya?
Flight companies such as Thomas Cook get profits. Local businesses thrive such as the Masai guides and dances. Local jobs such as watresses and taxi drivers. The country depends too heavily upon tourism.
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What are the environmental impacts of tourism in Kenya?
Jeeps erode the National Parks. Boats ancor on the coral reefs. Money is needed to conserve the wildlife. Untreated sewage is pumped into the sea.
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What is eco-tourism in Kenya?
Eco-lodges and furnishings are produced by the locals and are built from local materials, for example wood. There are water butts to catch the rain, and water only runs for 2 hours a day. The lodges use solar power and Masai provide food and guides.
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What is extreme tourism?
Extreme tourism is an adventure, dangerous and remote.
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What are the environmental impacts of extreme tourism in Antarctica?
The tourists go too close to wildlife, which impacts on habitats and breeding. Oil slickas are caused by ships. And the waste from the ships is dumped into the sea.
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What are the solutions to the impacts of extreme toursim in Antarctica?
Tour operators must be members of IAATO and abide by Antarctic Treaty. Not allowed in some areas (Bird Island). Tour operator must have permit. Ships of only 500 allowed.
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Why do we need conservation and stewardship, for example in Galapogas?
90% is a national park. Rare species that were noted by Charles Darwin, for example the Marine iguana, Giant tortoise and Blue footed booby.
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What are the benefits of eco-tourism in Galapogas?
£25 from every visitor goes to conservation. Gives the lcals a good standard of living, without harming the environment. Locals do boat trips, work in hotels, give guides and sell souvenirs.
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What is sustainable development?
Sustainable development is when something develops BUT doesn't harm the environment or the locals. Also it preserves the environment and traditions for future generations.
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Name some examples of sustainable development
Eco-lodges in Kenya. The Antarctic Treaty. Stewardship on Galapogas.
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