Tourism Highlights

  1. What were the top three countries in terms in international arrivals in 2014
    France, United States, Spain
  2. What were the top three countries in terms of international receipts in 2014?
    United States, Spain, China
  3. Explain the difference in patterns depicted by your answers of question 1 and 2.
    Maybe in France there were less products to buy and most of the money gained was from travel money. However in the other countries they may have had more souvenirs and such so more money was spent on products plus the travel capital gained.
  4. Describe the recent trends of tourism in Africa.
    Tourism in Africa has not increased as much as other countries. Nor has the gain in capital from tourism. However every year they are increasing by a small percentage margin.
  5. Describe the changes in international tourist arrivals between 1950 and 2010.
    In 1950s there were 25million international tourists. In 2010 there were 1.133 billion international tourists.
  6. In your opinion, why has tourism increased since the 1950s?
    Globalisation: transportation and advertisement of other countries.

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