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Extreme tourism GCSE

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Extreme environments
Locations with particularly difficult environments where the development of tourism is limited
Extreme tourism
new type of tourism that has people paying to put their lives at risk
DINK
a couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids)
Target market
a specific group of consumers that have similar wants and needs
Physical challenge
The difficulties exerted on the body by extreme tourist activities
Niche Market
a new market in tourism that bases travel on specific interests, such as extreme tourism
Antarctica
an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle which is attracting extreme tourists
46,000
The number of tourists visiting Antarctica in 2007
9,000
The number of tourists visiting Antarctica in 1992
Honeypots
Special sites in Antarctica that attract lots of tourists
Penguins and seals
are disturbed by the large numbers of tourists
Oil spills
A hazard of the boats that visit Antarctica
IAATO
The Tourist organisation that governs tourism in Antarctica
Sites of Special Scientific Interests
Banned sites for tourists in Antarctica
500
The upper limit on the number of passengers on a boat in Antarctica
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