Blackpool Case Study

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  • Created on: 04-04-14 19:37
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  • UK Coastal Resort Case Study-Blackpool
    • Butler's Model
      • Stage 1-Exploration
        • People would travel for the healthy sea air and for buisness
        • Before late 1700s
      • Stage 2-Involvement
        • 1781
        • Private road built-stagecoaches start to arrive
        • Few hotels built-people begin to come from Manchester
      • Stage 3-Development
        • 1846
        • Manchester to Blackpool Railway
        • More hotels and leisure facilites
      • Stage 4-Consolidation
        • 1900-1950
        • Family holidays
        • Shabby facilities and an increase in litter and pollution
      • Stage 5-Stagnation
        • 1960
        • Competitors were providing package holidays
        • Stag and hen nights-more crime (drunk and disorderly)
      • Stage 6-Decline
        • Now
        • Attracting less visitors, large areas are failing or have failed, tourists are spending less money and physical resources have been ruined
    • Resources
      • Blackpool Tower (looks similar to Eiffel Tower)
      • Clean beach-safe for families
      • Blackpool Illuminations
      • Modern Art-attract new tourists
      • Trams
      • Donkeys
    • Effects of Tourism
      • Damaging to Blackpool-driving families away
      • Low cost B&Bs
      • Bad reputation-higher crime rate
      • Binge drinking-stag and hen weekends held there
    • Management of Tourism
      • Building of lots of hotels
      • Attempting to keep up with standards
      • Modern art designed to attract new tourists
      • Pleasure Beach Complex-attract different tourists
      • £81 million spent on management and rejuvenation

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