Mass tourism (social, economic and environmental)

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GCSE Geography (Tourism) Mind Map on Mass tourism (social, economic and environmental), created by SEOTP on 01/07/2014.

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Mass tourism (social, economic and environmental)
1 Mass tourism refers to a large number of visitors, often on package holidays with accommodation and travel included. It can be seen in the development and consolidation stage on Butler's tourist resort Life Cycle Model.
2 Economic
2.1 More money is earned in foreign currency exchange
2.2 Construction jobs go to local people
2.3 Low-income jobs can be converted into higher earning ones e.g. fishing boats can be used for tours
2.4 Income from tourism/entrance fees may pay for environmental management, conservation and repairs
2.5 Tourists bring in money that can transform a country's economy
2.6 Visitor numbers are not guaranteed and the area's popularity may decline.

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