Ch08Notes_06 - HTM 2454: Tourism Attractions,...

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HTM 2454: Tourism Attractions, Entertainment, and Recreation Attraction Types and Categories Sustainable Development and Tourism 
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Attractions Classifications (Figure 8.2, p. 211 of your textbook): Cultural Attractions Natural Attractions Events Recreation Entertainment  Attractions
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The Attractions Industry Theme Parks Gaming Recreation Entertainment Festivals and Events Shopping
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Theme parks Table 8.1 Top 10 Any name in particular keep coming up?
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Gaming Which two states have no gaming?  Gaming has many Pro’s and Con’s… 
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Pro’s Generates travel Growing industry Big employer (1 million including indirect) 92% of Americans view casinos as  acceptable entertainment Popular – more casino visits than baseball  games 8.5 billion in direct wages Tax Revenue source Valuable source of revenue for Native  Americans to build schools roads, houses,  etc.
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Con’s Gambling addiction inflicts many Lottery funds are often used as a substitute  for other taxes
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