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Most people will come in small groups but there are a few wealthy individuals who go by themselves. As very few people go on these types of holidays, the sector will never be as large as other tourism sectors like eco-tourism. What are the Attractions? The most popular areas for extreme tourism are Peru, Chile, Argentina, Azerbaijan and Pakistan. These areas boast difficult landscapes, hard climates and even unstable political situations. A notable example of this would be the mountainous regions of north Pakistan. They are often described as some of the most difficult landscapes in the world and, as mentioned earlier, some feel that the risky political situation (as it is near an Al Qaeda base)
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Due to air travel being very expensive at the time and only the rich could afford to go abroad. Blackpool became the destination to go to for the working class during their holidays. Blackpool recognised their popularity and over the years constructed three new piers to house new attractions. Three new piers were constructed, named the North, Central and South Piers and were constructed in 1863, 1868 and 1893 respectively. The Winter Gardens, which was effectively an indoor mall, was set up in 1878 and housed an opera house and a theatre.
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This is not only for all of the reasons listed above, but in Nottingham, there are in fact many free houses in the city for people to move into. These houses however are not being used. This is because all of the unoccupied houses are in the Inner City, in areas like St Ann?s, the Meadows and Sneinton, places which are viewed as undesirable as prospective house-buyers.
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The gasworks were eventually closed in the late-20th Century, and so it was replaced by the Greenwich Millennium Village, as there were already the necessary gas, water and electricity connections for a new development, and the land was cheap and it was unnecessary to use greenfield sites for the same reason. The GMV has a variety of features available to make it the unique sustainable community that it is.
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Therefore, Liverpool?s CBD needed regeneration to be more attractive to consumers, and regain its spot in the top 5 shopping destinations in the UK. Liverpool One, the project to rejuvenate Liverpool?s CBD was completed in 2008. It was opened in phases on 29 May and 1 October 2008, with the final residential lots opening in early 2009. In the same year, Liverpool was named as the European Capital of Culture.
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The Levy is paid annually, and on the 1st of April 2015 will raise to £375 to rise on par with inflation. The money raised by the WPL will go towards the NET Phase Two (the expansion of Nottingham’s tram system’ and ‘the Hub’ project, which is the plan to renovate Nottingham Train Station.
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Air travel was very expensive and only the very rich could afford to go on holidays abroad. Blackpool grew as tourist destination and proceeded to build great visitor attractions such as the North, Central and South Piers in 1863,1868 and 1893. Pleasure Beach was the name given to the coastline of Blackpool, and this this was further expanded when small businesses set up along the stretch between the North and South piers, to take advantage of customers from Blackpool Station. The Winter Gardens were set up in 1878, as a sort of 5 indoor mall complex, with a Theatre and Opera House, meaning that Blackpool was a popular destination no matter the weather.
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This, in combination with the Kenya being situated on the Great Rift Valley, resulting in stunning scenery and diverse wildlife makes Kenya an even more attractive tourist destination. Because of this, Tourism is the largest income earner in Kenya, creating many jobs such as for hotel staff, waiters in restaurants and bartenders at bars, airport staff and tour operators, who all make a living off tourism, and in turn, the government can earn more money off taxes from these people, and also, increased business means that the government can earn more from airport tax.
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