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Flashcards in Mass Tourism (Jamaica, Caribbean) Deck (7):
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Amount of visitors

1.3 million in 2001

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Tourism in economy

The countries seconds biggest earner

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Workers in this sector

220,000

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Local businesses

Rely on this sector for food production

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Activities available

Water sports, wildlife sanctuaries and golf

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Recent trend

Community tourism- local people become a part of visitors stays eg bed and breakfast accommodation
This gives visitors a better idea of the local life and provides income for locals rather than international businesses

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Ecotourism

Offered by some companies which utilises inland areas like the Blue Mountains and the coast
Tourists density is kept low in these areas to preserve environment

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