Student Review Questions
Using the UNWTO website, plot the flows of international tourism from the major tourist-generating countries to significant destinations on a world map. Explain the patterns that you see in terms of:
- Short-haul (intra-regional) and long-haul (intercontinental) flows;
- The reasons for the dominance of developed Western economies in the ten leading generating countries; and
- The competitive advantages of the ‘top ten’ world destinations. How do you think the map will look in the year 2020?