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What is tourism

Leisure time spent away from your usual place of residence

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In what sector is tourism located

Tertiary sector

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What is the tertiary sector

The tertiary sector involves providing a service. Eg, guide, hotel receptionist

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Why has there been a growth in tourism

* There are now more types of transport and are cheaper

* We have more information about places because advertisement

* People have more money to spend on vacation

* Countries are safer

*More paid holidays

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What is mass tourism

Mass tourism is where large amounts of people visit a destination

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What are the different types of tourism

, Ecotourism, sustainable , extreme , urban , sport, medical

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What is sustainable tourism

Tourism attempting to make a low impact on the environment while helping to generate future employment

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What is extreme tourism

Travel to dangerous places. Eg mountains, jungles

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What is urban tourism

A type of tourism where the city is the main destination. Eg weekend to Paris

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What is sport tourism

Travel which involves observing or participating in a sports event

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What is medical tourism

Traveling to another place to get medical care.

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What is a honeypot site

A honeypot site is a location attracting a large number of tourists.

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Why is Toursim in national parks increasing (Lake District)

*Offers magnificent and unique landscapes

*Vast range of things to do

*Becoming more accesible

* Wide range of nature reserves

* The Uk population is increasing

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What are the pros of mass tourism

* Brings money
* More jobs
* Improves transport systems
* Diversity, More languages

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What are the cons of mass tourism

*Overcrowding
*If a country relies on the economy of tourism and something bad happens the economy will decrease

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What attracts tourists to different areas

Museums
Culture
Food
Shopping
Popularity
Sites
National parks
Beaches
Ocean

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Background info on Costa Rica

Small peaceful democratic country
Central America
Fermes colony of Spain gained independence in 1821
Life expectancy of 78.6

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What are the attractions for eco tourists in Costa Rica

Arenal volcano
Tortugureo National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park
Rio pacuare
Warm temperature

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How was Costa Rica encouraged to Eco tourism

Protecting 25 National areas

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Background info of Dubai

Dubai is located in the UAE
It is located in the Southern shore of the Persian Gulf
Dubai has a subtropical climate
In 1998 only 2 million people visited, now 5 million

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What attracts tourists to Dubai

Burj Khalifa
Jumeirah mosque
Sailing
Beaches
Ocean

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Advantages of tourists being in Dubai

Bring money for the country, and create more jobs

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Disadvantages of tourists being in Dubai

They create overcrowding and a lot of pollution

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Multiplier effect

Increase in financial income arising from any new injection of spending

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What is eco tourism

Responsible travel to fragile, pristine usually protected areas

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Why is tourism important

It provides jobs, generates an income and locals pay less tax