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Managing economic development Tourism and the economy Why has there been a growth of holiday destinations?
Why has there been a growth in global tourism? <ul><li>Destinations have developed throughout the world with more regional...
How important are physical factors to holiday destinations? Although there has been a growth of holidays to cities, theme ...
How important are physical factors to holiday destinations? SCENERY
How important is tourism to  LEDCs ? <ul><li>Tourism brings in much needed money </li></ul><ul><li>The development of tour...
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Tourism 1

  1. 1. Managing economic development Tourism and the economy Why has there been a growth of holiday destinations?
  2. 2. Why has there been a growth in global tourism? <ul><li>Destinations have developed throughout the world with more regional airports </li></ul><ul><li>Airfares have become cheaper </li></ul><ul><li>People have more money to spend on holidays </li></ul><ul><li>People have longer holidays and can travel to more than one destination on a holiday </li></ul><ul><li>The growth of package holidays have made organizing holidays much easier </li></ul><ul><li>People are more aware of foreign places due to coverage on television </li></ul>What is a package holiday? A package holiday is a holiday were everything is organised by a travel agent, including travel, accommodation, car(s) and any other services. One price is paid for the complete package. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world Tourism creates many jobs, both directly and indirectly Over development can damage areas
  3. 3. How important are physical factors to holiday destinations? Although there has been a growth of holidays to cities, theme parks and sport, physical factors such as climate and scenery still play a major part in holiday destinations. CLIMATE
  4. 4. How important are physical factors to holiday destinations? SCENERY
  5. 5. How important is tourism to LEDCs ? <ul><li>Tourism brings in much needed money </li></ul><ul><li>The development of tourism can generate jobs in the building industry </li></ul><ul><li>Manu people are employed as a result of tourism (directly or indirectly) </li></ul><ul><li>The development of tourism can improve the local infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Money brought in by tourism can be used to improve social facilities such as schools and health centres. </li></ul>

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