Flashcards in Growth In Tourism Deck (13):
What are the four main reasons for an increase in global tourism?
1) people have more disposable income so can afford holidays
2) companies give more paid holidays than they used to do more free time
3) travel has become cheaper (flights) more people can afford it
4) holiday providers now use the internet which makes it easier and cheaper
Why are some areas more popular than they used to be?
Improvements in transport (more airports) have made it quicker and easier to get places
Many countries have invested in infrastructure for tourism
Countries in more unusual destinations have become better at marketing themselves
Why are cities popular tourist destinations?
People are attracted by the culture (museums, galleries)
Entertainment(bars , theatres)
Name a popular city tourist destination?
Why are coastal areas popular tourist destinations?
Beaches for activities such as swimming snorkelling fishing and water skiing
Name popular coast destination?
Why are people attracted to mountain areas?
By the beautiful scenery and activities such as walking climbing skiing and snow boarding
Where are popular mountain destinations?
Why is tourism important for many countries economies?
Tourism creates jobs for locals which allows economy to grow
Increased income of companies that supply the tourism industry
What percentage does tourism contribute to U.K. And kenyas economy?
What is the multiplier effect?
Money spend by tourists goes to farmers to grow more crops
Why do lots of poorer counties like the Caribbean like tourism?
It's their way to make money within their own country without relying on exporting goofs with can be unreliable