Chapter 9: Tourist Attractions

Medical Tourism: Americans Traveling for Cheaper Health Care (03:41)

Rising healthcare costs are encouraging travel for medical procedures.

  • While price might be influential, what other factors influence the level of demand for medical tourism?


Tourist Heaven For Thrill-Seekers: Alpine Glass Cabin Over 1 km Sheer Drop (00:48)

The Chamonix Skywalk – a glass cabin over a mountain is a new tourist attraction in the Alps.

  • Why build such an attraction in Chamonix, a town already popular in summer and winter?