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Economic benefits of tourism to the UK This article outlines the economic benefits of tourism to the UK (you need to open the PDF called economic case for tourism on the right side). Skim read it and add the extra information to your UK tourism case study. This is especially relevant for the question we discussed on Sunday related to how tourism income can be used to benefit a country economically. It is a big article so just add in your notes any examples of how tourism directly or indirectly benefits the UK economy. To save time and in the interests of collaborative learning post any points related to how tourism benefits the UK economy at the bottom of this page. Be specific and add specific facts to support.
Visit http://www.unwto.org/facts/eng/historical.htm have a snoop around as this is an excellent source of tourist data. Choose the country you carried out your presentation on and find its historic tourist data from here http://www.unwto.org/facts/eng/ITA&TR.htm
Once you have found the data for your country display it in an appropriate graph. Give a written explanation for the data, discuss reasons for amount of tourists and any reasons for the trends shown. Then hand to me for checking
Utilising the Web
The internet is a wonderful tool but it can prove cumbersome and time consuming due to its epic size. Try the following tutorial which will help you become smarter in your research, it will save you time and the headache of not finding what you are looking for.
Heritage Sites under threat
Have a look at the images of these UN world heritage sites which are under threat from a variety of human actions and think about the implications for managing such important tourist attractions. How could they be saved?