Discuss the difficulties in attempting to define leisure, recreation, tourism and sport.
Discuss the influence of accessibility, changes in technology and affluence upon the growth of these activities.
LEISURE AT AN INTERNATIONAL SCALE: TOURISM
Explain the long and short-term trends and patterns in international tourism.Examine the changes in location and development of different tourist activities. Explain the rowth of more remote tourist destinations.
LEISURE AT AN INTERNATIONAL SCALE: SPORT
Analyse the social, cultural, economic and political factors affecting participation and success in two major international sports.
Analyse the geographic factors that influenced the choice of venue(s).
Examine the factors affecting the sphere of influence for participants and supporters.
Evaluate the short and long-term geographic costs and benefits of hosting such an event at both the local and national level.
LEISURE AT A LOCAL/NATIONAL SCALE
Examine the economic, social and environmental impacts of tourism.