Tourism
With the introduction of railroads and the convenience of travel, UK holidays naturally increased.

Tourism

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The two most visited cities in the world are Paris and London, each having about 14 million international visitors per year.

Test your knowledge of tourism with the following Geography quiz on the subject.

1.
Tourism is what kind of industry?
Primary
Quaternary
Secondary
Tertiary
It provides services for the travelers
2.
If a job only lasts while tourists are there, it is called what?
Fractional
Partial
Seasonal
Unreasonable
3.
A holiday to experience the customs of another country is described how?
Cultural
Political
Practical
Topical
4.
Which is not a reason for the rise in tourism since 1950?
Cheaper air travel
People have more leisure time
People have more money for holidays
There are more beaches
5.
Which is not a physical attraction of a holiday resort?
Clean sea
Climate
Four star hotels
Mountainous scenery
Physical attractions are natural, not built by man
6.
UK holidays increased after the introduction of what?
Canals
Deckchairs
Punch and Judy shows
Railways
Places like Blackpool suddenly got more visitors
7.
Which of these statements is true?
A job in tourism is a job for life
All money from tourism goes to local people
Local people may benefit from tourist facilities
Tourism does not affect the environment
8.
What type of holiday is fully arranged by a tour company?
Busman's holiday
Package holiday
Parcel holiday
Self-contained holiday
9.
Which of these tourist destinations is not in Asia?
Kenya
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Tokyo
Kenya is in East Africa
10.
A trip to a faraway place is usually called what?
Distant slog
Extended trek
Long haul
Mile muncher
Author:  Jan Crompton

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