GCSE Geography

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  1. over ...... million overseas tourists came into the UK in 2007 , pumping in ...... billion into our economy . In addition , domestic tourism was worth over ....... bilion
    • 30
    • £20
    • £65
  2. Tourist numbers ....
  3. people who make their living from tourism often have no control over some of the makor factors which cause tourist numbers to fluctuate : these are called ........ ....
    external factors
  4. external factors may include
    • wet summers
    • economic recession
    • outbreak of disase
  5. in 2007 , 2008 and 2009 England had wet summers but how does this affect tourism
    it is potentially bad news for English coastal resorts in 2010 as more Brits seek out the sun in the Mediterranean , this means less money from domestic tourism
  6. how could the economic depression affect tourism
    it would mean more unemployment , so many people will be less able to afford to go away as much so this will mean less money from domestic and foreign tourism
  7. how would an outbreak of disease affect tourism
    it would mean areas get closed off and people are restricted from travelling this would mean less domestic and foreign tourism
  8. surverys suggest that ......% of overseas tourists spend at least half of their stay in London
  9. UK coastal resorts are in ..... but about ....% of UK main summer holidays are still taken in coastal areas
    • decline
    • 20
  10. what do you notic about the location of the majority the UK's coastal areas
    • they are located on the south UK coast . This may be because this area is closer to the Equator , making it a few degrees warmer in temperature than other UK coastal locations .
    • The North Atlantic drift is a warm ocean current coming from countries such as Mexico and Brazil , this warms the south coast of the UK .
    • we have a south westerly prevaling wind , this brings relatively warm air conditions from Mexico and Brazil
  11. ..... ...... are the third type of location which is popular with tourists in the UK e.g. Peak district
    National Parks
  12. Most National Parks are in ....... or ....... areas
    upland or mountainous
  13. a National Park is
    an area of beautiful and relitavely wild countryside
  14. where are the majority of the National Parks in the UK and why ?
    North and West of the UK because National Parks are usually found in upland areas and most upland areas are in the North and West of the UK . For example the pennines are and upland areas found in the North of England and the Peak District is in the pennines
  15. What does the Butler tourist resort life cycle model tell us
    it shows us the growth and decline of a tourist resort , it shows the journey of a tourist resort from birth to death or rejuvination
  16. what are the main stages in the Butler resort tourist life cycle model
    • 1) exploration
    • 2) involvement
    • 3) development
    • 4) consolidation
    • 5) stagnation
    • 6) decline or rejuvination
  17. stage 1 (exploration) is when
    • a nice place is found that has potential
    • a small number of visitors are attracted
    • the locals have not yetr developed many tourist services
  18. stage two (involvment) is when
    • the locals see the oppurtunty to provide tourists with services or goods
    • they set up their own buisnesses
  19. stage 3 (development) is when
    large scale TNC's see the oppurtunity to set up large buisnesses
  20. stage 4 (consolidation) is when
    tourism is now a part of the economy . Steady visitor numbers make employment secure . However some tourist facilities need updating
  21. stage 5 (stagnation) is when
    the resort becomes unfashionable and visitor numbers start to decline and buisness start to fail
  22. sage 6 (decline or rejuvination) is when
    • decline - visitors prefer other resorts , so the resort gets abandoned
    • rejuvination - attempts are made to modernise the resort and attract different people to enjoy new activities
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GCSE Geography
2012-05-28 12:09:50
tourism UK

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