Unit 4: Geography - tourism


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Leisure
Free time where recreation is an activity within leisure time (Nagle, 2000)
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Tourism
Pleasure including business and education among others and involves transport and accommodation/overnight stay (Nagle, 2000)
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Resilience
Ability of an ecosystem to return to a state of equilibrium after the carrying capacity has been exceeded (Dunn et al, 2009)
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Fragility
The vulnerability to disturbance, particularly by human activities (Dunn et al, 2009)
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Pleasure periphery
Increase in the extent to which people travel - started UK, moved to Western Europe, Mediterranean to Africa, Asia and then more remote areas
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Carrying Capacity Model
Ability of an area to deal with the numbers and demands of visitors who use the area (Geofile - Recreation, Tourism and Carrying Capacity)
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Resilience model
Ability of an ecosystem and landscape to withstand pressure (human and physical) and stay intact (Edexcel - Consuming the Rural Landscape - Leisure and Tourism PowerPoint)
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Doxey's Irritation model
Shows how the resident's attitudes to tourists change over time (Nagle, 2000)
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Butler model
Looks at the way tourist resorts grow and develop (Geographyfieldwork.com)
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Pleasure including business and education among others and involves transport and accommodation/overnight stay (Nagle, 2000)

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Tourism

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Ability of an ecosystem to return to a state of equilibrium after the carrying capacity has been exceeded (Dunn et al, 2009)

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The vulnerability to disturbance, particularly by human activities (Dunn et al, 2009)

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Increase in the extent to which people travel - started UK, moved to Western Europe, Mediterranean to Africa, Asia and then more remote areas

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