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Tourism in the UK. Both the places, Blackpool and Nottingham have attractions of its own and thus have a strong appeal for tourism for different age groups of people. There are approximately 16 million annual visits made to Blackpool. Nottingham receives

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Task 1 Be able to use sources of references to provide information on UK. ==> Atlas * Atlas is books containing maps usually some maps are general and some are focused on one particular area. It also contain information about : - * Coastal resorts * National parks * Airport * Theme parks * Capital cities * Historical or cultural places * Cities and towns * Seaports * Worldwide tourist attraction * Continental Maps * http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm * http://www.atlapedia.com/ ==> Brochures * Brochures small booklet or pamphlet, which often contains information about promotional material or product information * Overview of holiday destination * Provides a lot of destination information * It also contain information about package holidays * http://www.aanem.org/publications/brochures.cfm * http://www.brochuremonster.com/more-brochures/brochure-template.aspx ==> Timetables * Timetables are published by all transport carriers for e.g. airport, cruise, coaches, ferries and rail timetable and are available on the internet. * www.thetrainline.com * www.nationalrail,co.uk * www.nationalexpress.com * www.ferrybooker.com ==> Internet * www.visitbritian.com * www.enjoyengland.com * www.visitwales.com * www.visitscotland.com * www.discovernorthernireland.com Edinburgh ==> Transport * http://www.nationalexpresseastanglia.com/ * http://www.home.thetrainline.com/destinations/london_edinburgh.shtml?href=ppcg_london_edinburgh&gclid=CKzKkLj23ZYCFQeO1QodQHx83g * http://www.megabus.com/uk/timetables/london_edinburgh_bus.php ==> Tourist information centre * http://www.edinburgh.org/practical/tics/ ==> Airports * http://www.edinburghairport.com/ ==> National park * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/link.asp?fid=597297 * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/scotland/lothian/edinburgh/attractions/gardens/holyrood-park ==> Coastal resort * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figgate ==> Hotels * http://www.edinburghcityhotel.com/ * http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/1/en/hotel/edbcr * http://www.primahotels.co.uk/royal/ * http://www.handpicked.co.uk/opencms/sites/default/HPH/hotels/n orton_house/about/index.html * http://www.tenhillplace.com/ * http://www.clarendonhoteledi.com/ London ==> Transport * http://www.tfl.gov.uk/ * http://www.nationalexpress.com/trainslanding.html * http://www.nationalexpress.com/coacheslanding.html * http://www.visitlondon.com/travel/ ==> Airport * http://www.londoncityairport.com/ * http://www.londonnet.co.uk/ln/guide/resources/airports.html ==> Attraction * http://www.londonnet.co.uk/ln/guide/about/attractions.html * http://www.lastminute.com/site/entertainment/daysout/event-browse.html?catID=99580&skin=lmnukgoogle&bbcam=adwds&bbkid=London+Attraction&x * http://attractionguide.com/london/ * http://www.visitlondon.com/attractions/culture/ ==> Tourist information centre * http://www.visitlondon.com/maps/tourist_information/index * http://www.britainexpress.com/TIC/London.htm * http://www.westminster.gov.uk/leisureandculture/tourismandtravel/ * http://www.enfield.gov.uk/623/index623.htm ==> National park * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/link.asp?fid=615782 * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/greater-london/london-west/hollandpark-nottinghill/attractions/gardens/holland-park * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/greater-london/london-east/bow-bromley-canning/attractions/gardens/mudchute-park-farm ==> Coastal resort * http://www.sarfend.co.uk/southend.html ==> Hotels * http://www.royalnorfolkhotel.co.uk/ * http://www.harringtonhallhotel.co.uk/ * http://www.holidayinn.com/h/d/hi/925/en/hotelsearchresults?_requestid=179195 * http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Thistle_Victoria_Hotel_London.htm * http://www.jumeirahcarltontower.com/ Blackpool ==> Transport * http://www.nationalexpresseastanglia.com/ * http://www.blackpooltransport.com/ * http://www.upmystreet.com/local/transport/l/blackpool-3944.html * http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/Services/M-R/PublicTransportInformationandAdvice/ ==> Airport http://www.blackpoolinternational.com/ ==> Attraction * http://www.attractionsblackpool.co.uk/ * http://www.theblackpooltower.co.uk/ * http://www.blackpool-stay.co.uk/html/attractions_in_blackpool.php * http://www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/ * http://www.sealifeeurope.com/ * http://www.blackpool-stay.co.uk/attractions/default.php?id=5&x=7&y=14 ==> Tourist information centre * http://www.blackpool.com/tourist.html * http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/services/s-z/touristinformationcentres/home.htm * http://www.touristnetuk.com/NW/blackpool/ * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/North-West/lancashire/blackpool/directory/touristinfo * http://www.touchblackpool.com/business/list/bid/1622715 ==> National parks * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/link.asp?fid=633602 * http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/north-west/lancashire/blackpool/attractions/gardens/marton-mere-nature-reserv ==> Seaside area * http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/tourseaside.htm * http://www.blackpool.com/sights.html#pleasure ==> ...read more.


They might go to carnivals with their families to enjoy what's going on their. The teenagers in the family might go to T4 beach party for fun and to meet the singers. They might also want to go to London Olympics 2012 because it will be a biggest thing happening in London and many people will be doing different things like representing UK and dancing, singing and it will be entertaining there. Special events (business people):- business people might want to go to the events that benefit them like world travel market. They might go to New Year festival to celebrate it and to have a great time. They may want to go to Ascot Epsom horse racing because in the race there is always a chance of wining some money. Attractions (families):-families are largest groups of people that visit the most of attractions in the UK and outside. They are the ones who go to mostly every kind of attraction for e.g. Alton Towers, London dungeon, and Madame Tussauds to spend a good and enjoyable time with each other. Museums, galleries and The two Inbound tourists are: - American and Indian Needs of Inbound tourists are: - American + Indian Special events (American):-Inbound tourists like to attend many different kind off events because they might not have same kind of events in their own country for e.g. high-class and rich American people might want to join the event that are held by the royal family. If the tourists support any football or other sports team then they might want to go to place where the matches are happening. If the tourists are teenagers than they might want to go to different types of carnival to enjoy like Nigerian carnival, Caribbean carnival, Notting Hill carnival etc. they might also want to visit the T4 beach party because its fun and many people especially teenagers go there. ...read more.


Cardiff is one of the fastest developing cities of UK and has many links of transporting minerals like coal, gold etc. along with many tourist attractions. Cardiff is very accessible from several major airports, European ferries, the Eurostar Express, and the main M4 Motorway from London which allows both domestic and inbound tourists to travel to Cardiff with no difficulty. Also Cardiff has a huge number of clubs, night clubs and licensed restaurants throughout the City Centre and in Cardiff's Maritime Quarter at Mermaid Quay there are dozens of places which serve the needs of visitors to the city providing facilities for all sorts of tourists. To allow tourists such as students or other researchers to get around, Cardiff has various transport facilities such as cars, taxis, airport, water buses which allows tourists and passengers to make the most of their time. Also it makes it easier for tourist groups such as researchers or tourists to travel to the least accessible places and other places of their interest easily by using various means of transport. Edinburgh is known for its arts festivals and Hogmanay celebrations, where hundreds of thousands of people come to ring in the New Year. The Scottish lowlands and the coastal villages on the outskirts of the city attract many domestic and inbound tourists and thus increase the popularity of the area. The integrated transport system offers a reliable and frequent transport choice to Edinburgh's growing population and business community, boosting the city's standing as an international destination for tourism and business and thus attracting more domestic and inbound tourists. As Edinburgh is one of the oldest and very famous cities of the U.K., it has various means of public and private transport available for all kinds of tourists ranging from buses to trams. Also, there are other facilities such as taxi cards and concessionary travel for people of particular age groups which allow tourists to travel around the city at a reduced rate and budget their money for other purposes. About 3.18 million tourists visit Edinburgh on a daily basis for various purposes. ...read more.

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