• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Tourism Industry

Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  • Essay length: 1496 words
  • Submitted: 22/03/2009
Share this essay:
University Degree Miscellaneous

The first 200 words of this essay...

Detail and Explain the activities of the various sectors of the UK travel and Tourism industry?

The UK travel and tourism industry is one of the faster growing industries in the world. This shows due to the amount of employment this trade has created by the year 2007 300,000 jobs were created. Tourism can be defined as people taking a short-term break away from their home communities or even just a day trip to different attractions. A tourist attraction is part of an excursion where a tourist will travel to a destination for entertainment, education or for interest. The destination allows public access whether it be day visitors or local residents and they do not book before they go and visit. The attractions are not classed as tourist attraction if there is a film or theatre performance or if there is a sporting event such as a football match, although it is common for most football grounds to have a museum that is open to the public when there is no football game on then it is a tourist attraction. Travel agents & tour operators are mostly found in the traveller-generated region, attractions & hospitality are found in

Read more
The above preview is unformatted text

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • Over 150,000 essays available
  • Just £6.99 a month

  • "
    Markedbyteachers.com has helped me achieve better marks than I could ever have hoped for, by providing some of the best essays on the internet that have helped me structure my own degree level assignments, thank you so much.
    "
    Kim. Nursing, Mental Health, Psychology. University Student.
  • "
    Certainly, the advantage of being able to see such a vast collection of examplars which comes with being a member of Markedbyteachers.com is astounding.
    "
    Telim Dars. Chemistry, Physics and English Literature. A Level Student.

Marked by a teacher

This essay has been marked by one of our great teachers. You can read the full teachers notes when you download the essay.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review on the essay page.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review under the essay preview on this page.