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Indigenous def.

Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place e.g. native

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MEDC

More Economically Developed Country(ies)

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LEDC

Less Economically Developed Country(ies)

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NDC

Newly Developed Country(ies)

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Developing country

a country having a standard of living or level of industrial production well below that possible with financial or technical aid; a country that is not yet highly industrialized.

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Domestic Tourism

When you visit a place in your own country. Usually, these holidays are less expensive than an international holiday. Domestic tourism is very important for Britain because lots of jobs are created by the industry.

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International Tourism

International tourism is when you visit a place outside your own country. People tend to visit attractive places and/or places with lots of things to do. Usually the desired holiday break is relaxing, fun and snowy or hot, especially for people in the UK

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Ecotourism

Ecotourism is a type of sustainable development. the aim of ecotourism is to reduce the impact that tourism has on naturally beautiful environments.

Any tourist destination can be harmed by increased levels of tourism. If areas are damaged or destroyed, they might not be available to future generations.

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All Inclusive Holidays

The 'All inclusive holiday' takes international tourism to the extremes; everything from flights to the food you eat when you get there is pre-booked so you don't have to worry about your expenses

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Sustainable

Able to be maintained or kept going, a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse.