Which stage of the Butler Model is Blackpool in?
What makes Blackpool an attractive resort?
The historic and beautiful trams
What two factors meant that Blackpool's tourist industry could grow?
It's position and accessibility
Why was the Industrial Revolution important for the growth of tourism in Blackpool?
Lancashire became a major industrial area and the workers and their families visited Blackpool for short holidays and outings because it was close by.
When did the railway line to Blackpool open?
Which two motorways go to Blackpool?
M55 and M6
In what decade was the Pleasure Park developed?
What has had a negative impact on Blackpool's image?
Stag and hen parties
What % did visitor numbers decline per year?
What has fallen by 50% in 15 years?
The average length of stay.
By what % is accommodation stock shrinking
Name two environmental problems caused by tourism in Blackpool.
Beach and sea pollution
Traffic congestion causing air pollution on Bank Holidays
Name two economic problems to do with tourism in Blackpool.
Unemployment out of season
Cheap package holidays to the Mediterranean take ragular visitors away.
Name two social problems in Blackpool.
Overcrowding and traffic jams on Bank Holidays
Families are frightened off by the binge drinking culture of stag and hen dos.
What does the Talbot Gateway include?
46 hotels 142 homes a new court police headquarters retailing units
What three types of transport were modernised?
The tram - including an extension of the route
The train station
Why was Hounds Hill Shopping Centre built?
To provide a covered attraction for bad weather
Name two ways in which Blackpool tried to regnerate.
Painting the tower
Building the Pepsi Max ride
Creating a new tram
What has had a £10million investment?
What did Blackpool lose out to Manchester on?
A Super Casino
Has regeneration been successful?
No. There is only a 22% occupancy rate in hotels and B&Bs.