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Flashcards in Uk Tourism Deck (13):
1

How many over seas visitors were there in Britain in 2008?

32 million

2

Why is the uk a popular tourist destination?

Countryside
Historic landmarks
Famous churches and cathedrals
Castles and palaces

3

Where is the destination of half of uk visitors and why?

London because of its museums theatres and shopping

4

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

5

What are the five factors that affect number of visitors to the uk?

Weather
World economy
Exchange rate
Terrorism and conflict
Major events

6

What are the six stages of butlers model?

Exploration
Involvement
Development
Consolidation
Stagnation
Rejuvenation / decline

7

What is exploration?

Small numbers of visitors are attracted to area, little facilities

8

What is involvement?

When local people start providing facilities for tourists which attracts more visitors

9

What is development?

More and more visitors come as facilities are built. Control or tourism passes from locals to big companies

10

What is consolidation?

Tourism is still a big part of local economy but numbers are beginning to level off

11

What is stagnation?

Where visitor numbers have peaked, facilities are no longer as good and tourists have damaged environment making it less attractive

12

What is rejuvenation?

Area to rejuvenated so more people attracted by new facilities

13

What is decline?

Fewer visitors come as the area is less attractive, facilities become run down and shut down

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