Contemporary Tourism Articles Summary

1. Akvaparks is a tropical resort in Latvia. 2. This is the biggest (spreaded almost in hectare) aquapark in Northen Europe and is open all year. 3. There are 40 different rides and amusements on the three levels, in the summer time is added another dozen outdoor beach. This is a hudge attraction for people who love water sports. 4. There are many facilities matched to the age and excitements levels, the main attraction is a Paradise Beach and wave pool. 5. The tropical resort include SPA where visitors have the opportunity to complete relaxation. Bibliography: Magazine: Wizz Magazine, December – January 2012/13 pg.

15 Article 2 ADVENTURE TOURISM „Hot springs and heavenly forests” 1. Article include 8 proposed place to visite and get wild adventure. 2. Monteverde Cloud Forest, Parque Nacional Corcovado and Zip Lining in the Rainforest Conopy are places of virginal forests to visit by walk inside the park and jungle, high-speed cable and flying over the jungle. 3. Montezuma and San Jose are places with cultural zones. Those places gives to the visitors possibility to eat in the best restaurants in the country, visite triple-tiered waterfall or be inside high cultural and art live. 4.

Malpais and Playa Santa Teresa perfect colour of the sea and great temperature, is a place for unique holidays in the sunny environment. 5. Coffee Plantations of the Central Valley, is a great opportunity to visite coffe plantations and kearn all about Costa Rica`s golden beans. Bibliography: Newspaper: Sunday Express, March 3, 2013, pg. 68-69 Travel Section Article 3 LUXURY TOURISM “ Luxury … and seven handbags” 1. Is a story about honeymoon in the Crete. 2. Describing area in which theye were stay, lovely Villa Aloni with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside, and a private pool.

3. In opinion of the visitors food was so delicious. They are commend especially Greek yoghurt and fresh ingredients. Also three-course meals was valublefor money around 35 euro with wine for two persons. 4. Chanina is seecond largest city in crete and is recomended for shopping. 5. Great old market venue. Bibliography: Newspaper: Sunday Independent, March 3, 2013, pg. 28, Living Section (Travel) Article4 SHIPS TOURISM / INNOVATIONS “3-D movie screens” 1. The Royal caribbean International`s Allure of the Seas will be a 3DMovie Screen. 2. Allure of the Seas and her sister Oasis of the Sea.

3. She will span 16 decks, 225282 gross registereg tones, carry 5400 guests on double occupancy, and feature 2700 staterooms. 4. RCI`s ship is a exclusive neighbourhood concept of seven theamed areas. 5. the ship is a alternate a Western Caribbean with an Eastern Caribbean. Bibliography: Magazine: Irish Travel Trade News, May 2010, pg. 32, News Section Article 5 GEANALOGY “Karakum crater” 1. Very hot place with rain once in decade. 2. Natural Gas was find there in 1971 by Soviet geologsts, they decide to set fire to make sure that this is real gas. 3.

They made very wrong decission. The gas is still burning. The crater is a nearly 70 meters wide and more than 20 deep, at night is visible from 40 km. 4. Even goverment`s policy of restricting travel to the country by foreigners, it still attracts a slow, steady stream of adventours sighteers and tourists. 5. Because of the crater the Darvaza area become famous, now they are offering accommodation, food , selling petrol and other supplies and they have larger population. Bibliography: Magazine: Geographical, May 2012, pg 49, Phenomenon Karakum crater.