Tourism- Glossary

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Ecotourism
A type of tourism that focuses on protecting the environment and the local way of life-Also known as green tourism
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Butler Model
Life cycle of a tourist area or resort. *exploration *involvement *development *consolidation *stagnation *rejuvenation or decline
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Carrying capacity
Level of tourist activity that will be sustained long term without problems for people or the environment
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Honeypot
Location that attracts lots of tourists, bcause of their numbers it creates pressures on the environment and people
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Mass tourism
Tourism on a large scale to one country or region. Relating to development and consolidation on the Butler Model
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National Park
A natural are of land or sea to *exclude exploitation *protect ecological integrity *provide recreational opportunities
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Stewardship
Personal responsibility for looking after the environment
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Conservation
Careful and planned use of resources to manage and maintain the environment for future generations
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Life cycle of a tourist area or resort. *exploration *involvement *development *consolidation *stagnation *rejuvenation or decline

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Butler Model

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Level of tourist activity that will be sustained long term without problems for people or the environment

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Location that attracts lots of tourists, bcause of their numbers it creates pressures on the environment and people

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Tourism on a large scale to one country or region. Relating to development and consolidation on the Butler Model

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