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Department
Geography
Course
Geography 2144A/B
Professor
Terry Webb
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 5 Tourist Attractions 3 main types of attraction: o Cultural o Natural o Entertainment oriented • Cultural and Heritage • - Indigenous: How do we market indigenous tourism? 1. Not authentic – our version of authenticity tends to be more Hollywood • - Colonial and nationalistic • - Frontier • - Immigrant • - Industrial E.g. York, Pennsylvania – Gettysburg, Harley Davidson, Lancaster County (Amish) Nature-Based- Ecotourism 1. Not imprinting on the environment 2. Myth to suggest that there is no footprint • - Wildlife viewing 1. e.g. whale watching 2. Huge number of people that like to bird watch • - National and State Parks 1. Natural preservation of landscape – see what it was like before we were there 2. E.g. Monterey Bay Aquarium:
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