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Tourist Destinations

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HNHM TOURIST DESTINATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
TASK 1
Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..1 a) Compare the appeal of current leading tourist destinations with that of currently developing tourist destinations…………………………………….………2 b) Evaluate how characteristics of a tourist destination affect its appeal…3

TASK 2
a) Analyse issues that affect the popularity of tourist destinations……..4 b) Discuss the potential for responsible tourism to enhance the host community at worldwide tourist destinations…………………………………5 Bibliography…………………………………………………………………………………………7

TASK 1

INTRODUCTION
In this assignment I will produce a report on Tourist Destinations of United Kingdom and compare it with Tourist Destinations from Costa Rica and I will evaluate how the some characteristics of United Kingdom affect their appeal to tourists. On second requirement I will analyse the issues that affect the popularity of UK and I will discuss the potential for responsible tourism to enhance to enhance the host community at worldwide tourist destinations. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is located in the north-west of Europe with an area of 242,514 square kilometres and a population of over 62.4 million inhabitants. United Kingdom (The Island of Great Britain) is surrounded by Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, English Channel and the Irish Sea; the only land border that shares with other state (Ireland) is in the northern-east part of the Island of Ireland. Available from: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1038758.stm United Kingdom is one of the world’s top ten tourist destinations, with 28.1 million international tourist arrivals, ranking number 6 and 30.4 billion USA international tourism receipts, ranking number 7. Available from: www.wto.org a) It is not easy to compare the appeal of UK for tourists with that of Costa Rica because they have different characteristics. Costa Rica is a country located in...