Tourism Key Words

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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 diirectly to those whose land, natural resources, work, knowledge and culture are being used
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Event tourism
Travel based around specific events whether sporting, historical, cultural
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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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Herittage tourism
Visiting historical aspects of a country
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European City of Culture
A city designed 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 poor
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Volatility
When something is apt to change, often very quickly
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Boycott
Showing your disaprovable 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 undersea 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 an area
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Pollution
Damage caused to water, air, scentery, 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 area and add to the problem of global warming
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Sustainable
Meeting the needs of the present population without damaging the enevironment and local communtiy for future generations
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Eco Tourism
Holidays that do little or no damage to the natural environment and local community
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Corporate Responsibility
How a company manages its impact on local communties and the local environment
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Indigenous
Naturally occuring in a particular place
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Grass Roots
Run by local people to benefit local communties
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Community Tourism
Tourism that has close contact with, and mainly benefits local communities
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Biodiversity
The number and variety of plants and animal species that live in a particular area
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Makes sure the benefits go diirectly to those whose land, natural resources, work, knowledge and culture are being used

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Fair Trade Tourism

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Travel based around specific events whether sporting, historical, cultural

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An undeveloped and isolated environment

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Basic networks such as transport, power supplies and telecommunications

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