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Short-haul Destination

Destinations that can be reached by a flight of less than 3 hours

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Long-haul Destination

Destinations that take longer than 3 hours to reach by flight

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External Factors

Outside influences. E.g. beyond the local/national area

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Sustainable Management

Managing an area sustainably in terms of environment, economy and its people (socially)

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Honeypot Town

Honeypot locations are attractive places to tourists. Tourists swarm to these destinations because of their beautiful attractions

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All-inclusive Hotel

All-inclusive hotels provide tourists with accommodation, meals, drinks and entertainment for one all-inclusive price

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Mass Tourism

Mass tourism is when large numbers of tourists visit the same destination

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Charter Flights

Flights organised by holiday companies to take tourists to their destination

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Package Holiday

Holidays that include flights, airport transfers and accommodation

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Economic Leakage

Many tourist businesses are owned by foreign companies so profit ends up abroad

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Carbon Footprint

A measure of the amount of carbon someone's lifestyle adds to the atmosphere. Travel contributes to a carbon footprint

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Responsible Tourism

This is when local people are involved in looking after their local area. E.g. it involves encouraging tourists to buy local produce

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Ecotourism

When people visit a place because of its natural environment and case as little harm to it as possible

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Grey Market

Better health in later life means older people have more holidays. This is called the 'grey market' where old people spend money referred to as the 'grey pound'

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Polar Code

Limits the number and size of ships visiting Antarctica

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Stewardship

Caring for the environment of a place as it were our own

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Ecolodge

A small environmentally friendly hotel where ecotourists can stay

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable development means improving our quality of life without damaging the quality of life of future generations

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Domestic Destinations

A destination that is located in the tourist's own country