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Sport Leisure and Tourism
02 June 2013

Changes in the holiday patterns in wales and England

Traditional holiday resorts
By the later 19th Century railroads had linked major cities to the coasts and resorts Spas and inland resorts and Day excursions:
developed to cope with the tourists. Hotels, apartments,…

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New developments in holiday patterns in the 1920s and 1930s
02 June 2013
Time off and holiday pay
Peoples attitude to free time and health altered after WW1 and the economic depression of the 1920s and 1930s. Holidays with pay introduced
Hitler's Germany encouraged the 'Strength of joy' movement…

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How much did tourism and holiday patterns in Wales and England
change in the 1950s and 1960s?
02 June 2013
Reasons for growth in Holidays;
Relief at the end of the war, Beaches that had been land mined during the war were cleared allowing
beach holidays again
The high…

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How far have tourism and holiday patterns in Wales and England
changed since the 1960s?
02 June 2013

The increasing use of air travel Sir Freddie Laker started cheaper flights with 'no frills sky train'
Changing tastes and expectations in the 1960s made people look further afield with cheap…

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The British Fight-Back
02 June 2013

Airport delays, strikes, worries about medical problems, long journeys and hold-ups encouraged people to look again at
holidays at home
From 1980s British resorts have had to fight back. Big resorts like Blackpool and Torquay remained popular - lots to do
But quieter…

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Modern Trends in Holiday Patterns
02 June 2013

Increased leisure time and higher standard of living.
Trends continued to change in the 21st century but still 75% of holidays are spent in
Britain. However these are shorter breaks spending less money than long trips abroad.
Evidence suggests that about…


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