1. Annotate a world map explaining the growth in global tourism


(Discuss – offer a considered and balanced review that includes a range of arguments, factors or hypotheses. Opinions or conclusions should be presented clearly and supported by appropriate evidence.)

  1. Using the information above, illustrate 5 important facts about the tourism industry.

2. Describe the changing trends of tourism from 1950 - 2010.


  • Overall change
  • Supporting data
  • Different rates of change (1950-1980, 1980-2010)
  • Anomalies (2008 dip)


  1. Read pp 231-232 Core Book
  2. Make notes under the following titles:
    • accessibility
    • changes in technology
    • affluence
  3. Define the terms and explain what they means in relation to the different activities.
  4. Research factors affecting growth of tourism using the link below.
  5. Add to your notes.

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