Blackpool Case Study Tourism

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What did the #BlackpoolsBack campaign, launched in 2014 do?
boosted visitor numbers to Blackpool by 200,000
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How has Blackpool tried to ensure it has year round income?
By encouraging businesses to hold conferences in the hotels
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Why has Blackpool experienced a decline in visitor numbers?
Expansion of cheap package holidays abroad, which can guarantee good weather.
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When was the Blackpool tower re-launched as the Blackpool Eye?
2011
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In an attempt to rejuvenate itself what did Blackpool bid for, but narrowly miss out on?
A Supercasino, which ended up being built in Manchester.
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What did Blackpool begin to rely upon for income, which suggested it was going into decline?
Stag and hen doo's
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When and why did tourists start to visit Blackpool?
In the 1870's the development of the railway meant Blackpool was easily accessible for factory workers.
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How much was spent during the seafront regeneration project which improved facilities on the promenade?
£250millon
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How has Blackpool tried to ensure it has year round income?

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By encouraging businesses to hold conferences in the hotels

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Why has Blackpool experienced a decline in visitor numbers?

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When was the Blackpool tower re-launched as the Blackpool Eye?

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In an attempt to rejuvenate itself what did Blackpool bid for, but narrowly miss out on?

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