How did Blackpool's life cycle follow the Butler model?

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Exploration/Involvement
Popular with wealthy visitors during 18th century. Development of the railway in 19th century allowed factory workers to take day trips to the resort.
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Development
Introduction of paid holiday meant that factory workers could spend a week at the resort.
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Consolidation
The tourist industry continued to grow as people became wealthier and there was an increase in paid holidays.
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Stagnation
From the 1960s onwards, competition from package holiday industry meant that there was a decline in the number of visitors.
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Decline/Rejuvenation
Strategies were developed to halt the decline, and attempts were made to promote the town as a venue for festivals. After a period of decline, the number of visitors increased to 12 million by 2009.
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Introduction of paid holiday meant that factory workers could spend a week at the resort.

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Development

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The tourist industry continued to grow as people became wealthier and there was an increase in paid holidays.

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Card 4

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From the 1960s onwards, competition from package holiday industry meant that there was a decline in the number of visitors.

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Card 5

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Strategies were developed to halt the decline, and attempts were made to promote the town as a venue for festivals. After a period of decline, the number of visitors increased to 12 million by 2009.

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Preview of the back of card 5

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