Effects of hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to Britain - Society

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  • Effects of hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to Britain - Society.
    • Increase the economy
      • More jobs for the unemployed
      • More Jobs for businesses across the country.
    • Tourism
      • Increase the economy
        • More jobs for the unemployed
        • More Jobs for businesses across the country.
      • More money from tourists paying for services.
      • If they enjoy their time, they may come back again.
    • Develop undeveloped areas.
    • New facilities left as a legacy.
      • University campus facilities done up.
        • E.g. Loughborough University Olympic sized pool, Team Japan stayed there.
      • Also can serve as housing for the Olympic village.
    • Raise the profile of the country.
    • Inspire a generation.
      • "Feel good" factor. 'Winning breeds winning. Positive role models.
        • Promoting the healthy lifestyle.
    • Infrastructure
      • Existing areas were refurbished and developed further into world class facilities, for training.
    • Transport and Communication.
      • Developed and improved for people travelling across the country.
    • Creates new jobs
    • Brings the nation/society together
      • Creates a unified country.
    • Paralympics
      • Canges perception on handicapped people to what they can do and achieve.
    • Increased national pride
      • Shop window effect
        • Pus the UK 'on the map'.

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