Tourism - Key Words

Key Words for AQA Geography Tourism Unit

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Tourism
the short term movement of people to places away from where they live and work, normally for pleasure but also for business.
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Package Holiday
A tour where transport, accommodation and food are all included in one price
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Long-Haul
A flight over a long distance, usually taking more than three hours to get to a location
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Short-Haul
A short distance flight of three hours or less
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Mass Tourism
Large numbers of people visiting the same area
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Specialist Holidays
Holidays based on a particular area, interest or activity
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Fair Trade Tourism
Makes sure the benefits go directly to those whose lands, natural resources, work knowledge and culture are being used
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Event Tourism
Travel based around specific events whether sporting, cultural or historic
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Wilderness
An undeveloped and isolated environment
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Infrastructure
Basic networks, such as transport, power supplies and telecommunications
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Heritage Tourism
Visiting historical aspects of a country
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European City of Culture
A city designated by the European Union for one year
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Gross National Income (GNI)
A way of measuring the wealth of a country
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Economic Activity
All the businesses and activities that create wealth for a country
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Development Indicators
Health, wealth and social statistics that show the level of development of a country
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Exploitation
The misuse of people or resources
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Development Gap
The difference between the rich and the poor
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Volatility
When something is apt to change, often very quickly
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Boycott
Showing refusal by refusing to go somewhere
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Multiplier Effect
Increased spending in one part of the economy generating spending in another
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Tsunami
A large wave caused by an underground earthquake
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Conflict
The result of contrasting demands between people
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Honeypot
A place of attractive scenery or historic interest that attracts large numbers of visitors
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National Parks
Areas set aside to protect the landscape so that it can be enjoyed by visitors now and in the future
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Resident Population
The permanent population living in the area
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Pollution
Damage caused to water, air, scenery etc
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Water Table
The upper level of water underground
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Greenhouse Gases
Gases from burning fossil fuels that pollute the air and add to the problem of Global Warming
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Sustainable
Meeting the needs of the present population without damaging the environment & local community for future generations
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Corporate Responsibility
When a company manages an impact on local communities and the environment
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Ecotourism
Holidays that do little or no damage to the natural environment and local community
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Indigenous
Naturally occurring in a particular place
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Grassroots
Run by local people to benefit local community
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Community Tourism
Tourism that has close contact with, and mainly benefits, local communites
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Biodiversity
The number and variety of plant and animal species that live in a particular area
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A tour where transport, accommodation and food are all included in one price

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Package Holiday

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A flight over a long distance, usually taking more than three hours to get to a location

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A short distance flight of three hours or less

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Large numbers of people visiting the same area

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Comments

Mr A Gibson

35 terms and words to test your knowledge of the specialist vocabulary in this topic regardless of the exam board you are studying. If you are doing Tourism as an option then these are a must have.

travelandtourism

brill thanks! 

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