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Flashcards in Blackpool- Tourism Deck (6):
1

What are the physical attractions to Blackpool?

The beach
The sea

2

What are the Human attractions to Blackpool?

Blackpool tower
The pleasure beach
Blackpool illuminations
The peer
Conference facilities

3

What were they physical reasons for decline?

Coastal erosion
Beach and sea pollution
Decaying infrastructure

4

What were the economic reasons for decline?

Cheap flights abroad
Average stay fell = less money
Less visitors = less money

5

What were the social reasons for decline?

Stag and hen parties give a seedy impression of Blackpool
Over crowding and traffic jams
Unemployment during off season

6

What management strategies were put in place?

Beaches were cleared up
New airport build
Promenade made more attractive
Illuminations = £10 million investment
New shopping centre
Pleasure beach updates
M6 motor wAy upgrades
Attempt to bid for super casino

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