Geography GCSE - Butler Model

Butlet Model - Life-cycle of a resort, Hope it helps anyone :)

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EXPLORATION

- Small numbers are attracted by something particular

- For example good beaches, historical/culture, landscape

- Local peopl not yet develop many tourist services

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INVOLVEMENT

- Local people see oppurtunities 

- Start to provide facilities

- For example hotels, food, transport

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DEVELOPMENT

- Number of tourist rise

- Large companies build hotels, leisure complexes

- Job oppurtuinutes for locals grow

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CONSOLIDATION

- Tourism major part of economy

- Number of vistiors steady - employment secure

- Some hotels/facilities become older, less attractive

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STAGNATION

- Resort beocmes unfashionable

- Number of visitors decline

- Businesses change hands, often fail

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DECLINE OR REJUVENATION

DECLINE

- Visitors prefer other resorts

- Day trippers and weekender become main source of income

REJUVENATION

- Attempts made to modernise

- Attract different people to enjoy new activities 

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