Flashcards in Investigating Global Tourism (Types of tourism, destinations and tourism in the 21st century) Deck (26)
What is a long-haul flight?
A flight over a long distance. Usually over 3 hours.
What is a specialist holiday?
A holiday based on a particular area, interest or activity.
Global tourism has increased significantly since 1950. True or False?
True. By well over 700 million visitors per year!
What is the world's most visited National Park?
Mount Fuji, Japan. With other popular destinations such as Yellowstone in the USA.
People travel abroad to take advantage of cheap healthcare. True or false?
True. Some travel to places such as India for cheap dental work.
What economic and social opportunities does event tourism bring to the host country?
As well as a large influx of visitors spending money event tourism such as the Olympics is often seen as an opportunity to redevelop an area.
What is a package holiday?
A holiday where transport, accomodation and food are all included in one price.
Name two examples of large scale event tourism in recent years.
The 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil and the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil
When did the 'all-inclusive' package holiday become popular?
Where are the top 5 tourist destinations in the world? (2015)
France (84.5mill), USA (77.5mill), Spain (68.2mill), China (56.9mill) and Italy (50.7mill).
What is Fair Trade tourism?
The benefits go to those whose land, natural resources, work and culture are being used.
The world's most popular destinations are found in the southern hemisphere. True or False?
False. They are in the northern hemisphere and usually involve a short-haul journey.
Why are wilderness holidays becoming more popular?
There is increasing concern for nature in society.
Give two technological reasons for the growth of global tourism.
Better air and road transport. More advertising due to television and internet.
Opportunitys or opportunities?
Enviroment or environment?
Suggest a reason for the growth of specialist holidays in less developed countries.
Long-haul flights are becoming more common as transport improves. Many LEDCs are opening their eyes to the opportunities tourism brings.
Which case studies represent mass tourism?
Benidorm on the Spanish Costas. Malaga on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
Name three budget airlines.
Easyjet, Ryanair and Flybe.
Which country is the most visited in the world?
What is a short-haul journey?
A flight over a short distance. Usually less than three hours.
Holidays or holidaies?
What is event tourism?
Travel based around specific events such as sports or cultural events.
What is mass tourism?
When large numbers of people visit the same area.
Who are the UK's big 4 global tour companies?
Airtours, Crystal holidays, First choice and ThomasCook.