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TOURISM | FACTORS & IMPORTANCE

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Tourism is the process which involves the visiting of people to places of interest for pleasure, relaxation, entertainment or education.

FACTORS FAVOURABLE FOR TOURISM

  1. Presence of wild life
  2. Presence of highlands
  3. Good accommodation or hotels
  4. Easy means of communication
  5. Good transportation network or accessibility
  6. Availability of fund
  7. Adequate security
  8. Political stability.

IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM

  1. Generates foreign exchange
  2. Provides educational knowledge
  3. Promotes employment opportunities
  4. Provision of social amenities
  5. Conservation of wild life
  6. Promotes local craft industries
  7. Diffusion of ideas.

GENERAL EVALUATION QUESTIONS

  1. What is tourism?
  2. What is a resort centre?
  3. Mention five resort centers in Nigeria
  4. Mention ten tourist areas in Africa.
  5. What are the factors that promote tourism?

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

  1. The highest highlands in Nigeria are in which region? (a) North Central (b) South South (b) South West (c) Western region (d) Eastern region
  2. Mt Everest is in which continent? (a) Europe (b) Australia (c) Asia (d) Africa
  3. Alps mountain is in which continent? (a) Europe (b) North America (c) South America (d) Asia
  4. Andes mountain is in which continent? (a) South America (b) North America (c) Asia (d) Europe
  5. The Rockies mountain is in which continent? (a) South America (b) North America (c) Asia (d) Europe

THEORY

On a sketch map of Africa, show the following highlands (i) Kilimanjaro (ii) Atlas (iii) Drakensberge (iv) Guinea highland.

See also

Review of Tenses

Vowel and the Consonants

Requirement of the Examination on Orals

Nominalization of Infinitives | Nouns, Verbs & Clauses

Formal & Informal Letters

 

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