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Flashcards in Tourism Deck (8)
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1

What is tourism

Activities relating to individuals traveling and staying in places outside their usual living environment
WTO

2

What are the types of tourism

Business
Eco
Cultural
Paleo
Adventure

3

Discuss business tourism

Visiting to attend summit or conference
Generally a short period
Get paid for it

4

Discuss eco tourism

Enjoying scenery or experiencing nature
Fastest growing tourism
Eg. Table mountain or big 5

5

Discuss cultural tourism

Experience local culture or traditions
Eg. SA diverse culture

6

Discuss paleo tourism

Sites of archaeological significance
Eg. Cango caves or cradle of humankind

7

Discuss adventure tourism

Outings of adventurous nature
Eg. Mountain climbing

8

What does the tourism industry consist of

Transport
Guides
Museums
Etc