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Geography-Tourism

Tourism questions

QuestionAnswer
Definition of data Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Definition of Ethics Moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior. The moral correctness of specified conduct.
Definition of Conservation Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife.
Definition of Infrastructure The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities.
Definition of Impact The action of one object coming forcibly into contact with another.
Definition of Benefit An advantage or profit gained from something.
Definition of Strategy A plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.
Definition of Domestic Of or relating to the running of a home or to family relations.
Definition of International Existing, occurring, or carried on between two or more nations.
Definition of What is tourism? The commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest. Or → Tourism is visiting places around the world, seeing attractions, going for holidays, carnivals etc.
What are the 3 categories of tourist attractions? Natural Event Cultural
What are the top 10 tourist destinations? France, United States, China, Spain, Italy, Turkey, United Kingdom, Germany, Malaysia and Mexico
Definition of Cultural attraction A site that tourists visit primarily for human features such as buildings or a way of life. E.g. Eiffel Tower,
Definition of Event attraction A site that tourists visit primarily for particular occasions, such as a cultural display or sporting event. E.g. Olympics, Sumo wrestling and ETIHAD STADIUM TO WATCH FOOTY
Definition of Natural attraction A site that tourists visit primarily for natural features such as Mountains or warm weather. E.g. Snow fields.
Define ‘Developed countries’ + 4 examples It is used to describe countries that have a high level of development. A developed country which have developed economy relative to other nations. Norway, Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand.
Reasons why France gets so many visitors Eiffel Tower, Arch de Triumph, Climate, Food, Also those who live near will visit.
Olympics, why do people go? Joins nations/people, support, worldwide,competition for gold silver and bronze.
Economic benefits of Tourism: Jobs Employment may be accociated directly, such as tour guide or mangerial positions, or in supporting industries like food production retail supplies.
Economic benefits of Tourism: Increased spending Increased spending in the community generated from visitors or tourism businesses can directly and indirectly promote the viability of local businesses.
Economic benefits of Tourism: Economic diversification Tourism operators can play a role in highlighting the broad prosperity that tourism can bring to a community and will contribute to a greater understanding and respect for the value of tourism.
Social Benefits of Tourism: Brings people together, increases people's understanding of each others values and way of life, brings communities closer, can strengthen some cultural traditions.
Environmental Benefits of Tourism: Money made can be used to help conserve or repair the environment. This leads to more tourism.
What is a Landscape? all the visible features of an area of countryside or land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal
What is Ecotourism? Tourism directed toward exotic, often threatened, natural environments, esp. to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife.
Created by: MD33