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All inclusive

A package holiday which includes the costs of meals and entertainment as well as accommodation and transport

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Bumsters

The Gambian term for beach boys who may sell cheap goods, beg or harass tourists

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Butler Tourist Resort Life Cycle Model

A model which shows the growth and decline of many mass tourism resorts, through the six stages of exploration, involvement, development, consolidation, stagnation and decline (or rejuvenation)

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Community tourism

Holiday activities which are locally-owned businesses (reducing leakage) and which may focus on the culture or history of an area

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Conservation

The careful and planned use of resources in order to maintain and manage the natural environment for future generations

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Downmarket drift

A tourist resort in stagnation becomes the scene for low-cost holidays such as stag and hen weekends, which may fuel a negative spiral of antisocial behaviour and resort decline

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Ecotourism

Responsible travel to natural places which conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people

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Extreme environments

Locations with difficult physical characteristics where tourism has only recently developed, attracting tourists who are seeking somewhere with physical challenges

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Honeypot sites

Locations which attract large numbers of tourists. They may be encouraged by planners as a way to concentrate tourists into manageable areas and reduce pressures on surrounding fragile environments

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Human resources

Tourist attractions which have been made by people, such as the Blackpool Tower and Sea Life Centre

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Leakage

A proportion of the money from tourism large the local area, eg. in profits of international tour operators or because food for tourists is imported from elsewhere

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Mass tourism

Tourism on a large scale in one country or region, with many tourists and extensive tourist facilities eg. large hotels and resorts

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Multiplier effect

Money spent by tourists has wider benefits as it is re-spent in the local economy, creates indirect employment, and investment in infrastructure benefits other economic sectors

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National park

Areas of England and Wales with exceptional landscapes (eg. Lake District), which are managed to protect the environment and support tourism

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Package holiday

The cost of the holiday organised by the travel agent or tour operator includes both flights and accommodation

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Physical resources

Natural features of an area which might attract tourists, including landscapes (eg. beaches, mountains), ecosystems such as rainforest or tropical grasslands, and sunny climates

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Sherpa

The group of people who are often employed as porters in mountaineering expeditions and adventure holidays in Nepal

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Stewardship

Responsible management and care for the environment

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Sustainable development

Economic activities which meet today's needs without wasting resources or creating pollution which will damage the environment for future generations

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Adventure tourism

A type of tourism which. Is growing in popularly involving exploration or travel to remote/exotic/possibly hostile areas