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1

There's been a global increase in tourism over...

Last 60 years.

2

People are having...

Longer.
More holidays.

3

People having more...

Disposable income.
Afford to go on more holidays.

4

Companies are giving what?

More paid holidays.

5

Travel has become...

Cheaper.
More people can afford to go on holiday.

6

What form of travel has became cheaper?

Air travel.

7

Holiday providers...

Use the internet to sell their products to people directly, which makes it cheaper.

8

Improvements in transport has...

Made it quicker and easier to get to places .

9

Unusual tourists destinations like...

Middle east and Africa have got better at marketing themselves as tourist attractions.

10

Many countries have invested in...

Infrastructure for tourism (better hotels).
More attractive for tourists.

11

What are popular tourist areas?

Cities.
Mountains.
Coasts.

12

Why are people attracted to cities?

Culture.
Entertainment.
Shopping.

13

Culture includes...

Museums.
Art galleries.

14

Entertainment includes...

Bars.
Restaurants.
Theatres.

15

Name 4 popular city destinations?

Rome.
London.
New York.
Paris.

16

Why are people attracted to the mountain areas?

Beautiful scenery.
Activities

17

What activities do people do on mountains?
Name 4.

Walk.
Climb.
Ski.
Snow board.

18

Name 3 popular mountain destinations ?

The Alps.
The Rockies.
The Dolomites.

19

Why are people attracted to coastal areas?

Beaches.

20

Name 4 activities to do at the beach?

Swimming.
Snorkelling.
Fishing.
Water skiing.

21

Name 3 popular coastal places?

Spain.
Caribbean.
Thailand.

22

Tourism is important to what?

Economies of many countries.

23

Tourism creates what for local people?

Jobs.
Helps economy to grow.

24

Tourism increases the income of who else?

Other businesses that supply the tourism industry.

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