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The Appeal and Importance of UK Visitor Attractions

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Task 3A The Appeal and Importance of UK Visitor Attractions. The appeal and popularity of the attraction and its impact on the tourist draw for the destination or area. The wax statues of various celebrities at Madame Tussauds from all over the world completely appeals to various range of visitors and tourists in all ways. Apart from the wax statues, the chamber of horrors and the ride within the museum also is major attraction for visitors. The wax museum is visited by a huge number of tourists on a daily basis. As the statues look very real, it provides an opportunity to the visitors to see how their favourite celebrities look like and how many important personalities looked like in the past. The sound effects according to various sections of the museum creates an environment suitable for people to relax and enjoy themselves. Also the cameras within Madame Tussauds take pictures of visitors during the chamber of horrors or the ride as people are not allowed to take their cameras in these sections. ...read more.


= �28.00 Child( 4-15 years) = �24.00 Family + Guide Book (2 Adults + 2 Children OR 1 Adult + 3 Children) = �104.00 Madame Tussauds is open to public 7 days a week. On weekdays it opens from 9:30am to 5:30pm and on weekends it is open from 9am to 6pm. There are several transport links to get to Madame Tussauds. By car:- The Chiltern Street car park is at a distance of only 4 minutes from Madame Tussauds. By bus:- The following bus numbers travel to Madame Tussauds: 13, 18, 27, 30, 74, 82, 113, 139, 189, 205, 274 and 453. By tube and train:- Madame Tussauds is at 2 minutes walk from Baker Street station and has Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines so it connects Madame Tussauds to almost all various parts of London. If travelling by train then Marylebone station is only 10 mins away from the attraction. In addition, there is a coach pick up and drop at Marylebone Road so allows people to travel from various parts of UK. ...read more.


For visitors who do not live in London or are international, there are a number of hotels, Bread and Breakfast, apartments on rent etc which enables people to manage their stay according to their budgets. Also, almost all train, tube and information centres hold information about various attractions in London so it is easy to access information for tourists and visitors about places they can visit. Why attractions are important to the UK tourism? The UK is living upon the tourism which means no tourist/tourism no money for the country. Visitors attraction contribute a lot to the local and national economy which means it bring in money to the UK. Tourists from all over the world also contribute to the economy as they buy the products i.e. flights, accommodation, transfer, attractions. All the money that they pay helps the economy and in the development of the UK tourism. Many of the organisation within the tourism industry and other business organisation both depends on the domestic and inbound tourists that visit UK to maintain their business. Tourism also brings jobs within the country which helps the country with the employment issues. ...read more.

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