Flashcards in Uk Tourism Deck (13)
How many over seas visitors were there in Britain in 2008?
Why is the uk a popular tourist destination?
Famous churches and cathedrals
Castles and palaces
Where is the destination of half of uk visitors and why?
London because of its museums theatres and shopping
In 2007 how many jobs and how much money did tourism generate in the U.K.?
employed 1.4 million people
Contributed £114 billion to the economy
What are the five factors that affect number of visitors to the uk?
Terrorism and conflict
What are the six stages of butlers model?
Rejuvenation / decline
What is exploration?
Small numbers of visitors are attracted to area, little facilities
What is involvement?
When local people start providing facilities for tourists which attracts more visitors
What is development?
More and more visitors come as facilities are built. Control or tourism passes from locals to big companies
What is consolidation?
Tourism is still a big part of local economy but numbers are beginning to level off
What is stagnation?
Where visitor numbers have peaked, facilities are no longer as good and tourists have damaged environment making it less attractive
What is rejuvenation?
Area to rejuvenated so more people attracted by new facilities