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over ...... million overseas tourists came into the UK in 2007 , pumping in ...... billion into our economy . In addition , domestic tourism was worth over ....... bilion
Tourist numbers ....
people who make their living from tourism often have no control over some of the makor factors which cause tourist numbers to fluctuate : these are called ........ ....
external factors may include
- wet summers
- economic recession
- outbreak of disase
in 2007 , 2008 and 2009 England had wet summers but how does this affect tourism
it is potentially bad news for English coastal resorts in 2010 as more Brits seek out the sun in the Mediterranean , this means less money from domestic tourism
how could the economic depression affect tourism
it would mean more unemployment , so many people will be less able to afford to go away as much so this will mean less money from domestic and foreign tourism
how would an outbreak of disease affect tourism
it would mean areas get closed off and people are restricted from travelling this would mean less domestic and foreign tourism
surverys suggest that ......% of overseas tourists spend at least half of their stay in London
UK coastal resorts are in ..... but about ....% of UK main summer holidays are still taken in coastal areas
what do you notic about the location of the majority the UK's coastal areas
- they are located on the south UK coast . This may be because this area is closer to the Equator , making it a few degrees warmer in temperature than other UK coastal locations .
- The North Atlantic drift is a warm ocean current coming from countries such as Mexico and Brazil , this warms the south coast of the UK .
- we have a south westerly prevaling wind , this brings relatively warm air conditions from Mexico and Brazil
..... ...... are the third type of location which is popular with tourists in the UK e.g. Peak district
Most National Parks are in ....... or ....... areas
upland or mountainous
a National Park is
an area of beautiful and relitavely wild countryside
where are the majority of the National Parks in the UK and why ?
North and West of the UK because National Parks are usually found in upland areas and most upland areas are in the North and West of the UK . For example the pennines are and upland areas found in the North of England and the Peak District is in the pennines
What does the Butler tourist resort life cycle model tell us
it shows us the growth and decline of a tourist resort , it shows the journey of a tourist resort from birth to death or rejuvination
what are the main stages in the Butler resort tourist life cycle model
- 1) exploration
- 2) involvement
- 3) development
- 4) consolidation
- 5) stagnation
- 6) decline or rejuvination
stage 1 (exploration) is when
- a nice place is found that has potential
- a small number of visitors are attracted
- the locals have not yetr developed many tourist services
stage two (involvment) is when
- the locals see the oppurtunty to provide tourists with services or goods
- they set up their own buisnesses
stage 3 (development) is when
large scale TNC's see the oppurtunity to set up large buisnesses
stage 4 (consolidation) is when
tourism is now a part of the economy . Steady visitor numbers make employment secure . However some tourist facilities need updating
stage 5 (stagnation) is when
the resort becomes unfashionable and visitor numbers start to decline and buisness start to fail
sage 6 (decline or rejuvination) is when
- decline - visitors prefer other resorts , so the resort gets abandoned
- rejuvination - attempts are made to modernise the resort and attract different people to enjoy new activities
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