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Define tourism
Tourism is the business of providing tours and services for traveling people
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Define tourist
A tourist is a person who is visiting a place that is not there home for pleasure
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Define national park
A scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the government for the enjoyment of the general public
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Why has tourism changed?
Social reasons- people go to relieve stress of work political reasons-people have more disposable income. Technological reasons- transportation have evolved. Economic reasons- travel is cheaper therefor more frequent
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Name 3 positives of tourism
Generated employment for locals. Tourist income helps to conserve wildlife. Cultural exchanges lead to greater understanding. Over 200 million people are employed in the tourist industry each year
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Name 3 negatives of tourism
Natural landscape or cultural hematite may be damaged by tourism. Profits may leak abroad to different countries. Tourists may not see the whole countries just the complexes or tours. Commercialisation may devalue the traditions of the local people
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Define a specialist holiday
A specialist holiday is a holiday which caters for a particular interest
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Define package holiday
A package holiday consists of transport and accommodation advertised and sold together
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Name 2 benefits of a package holiday
Can be cheaper that buying independently. More secure due to ATOL( air travel organisers licence ) protection.
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