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Blackpool - Development of a Tourist Destination

Overall rating 2 out of 52.8 (4 ratings)

Last updated 25 September 2013, created 23 September 2011, viewed 7,281

This film explores the varying fortunes of what is arguably Britain’s most iconic tourist destination Following the stages of Butler’s Model the film explores Blackpool before the railway age, Blackpool in its heyday, the decline of Blackpool’s tourism trade and looks at the possible future More… for the town. Supported by maps, archive footage and interviews, this film challenges students to think about the concept of tourism and incorporates suggestions for sustainable development of smaller tourist destinations – an alternative to the boom ‘n’ bust of large scale tourism development.

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I found the link where you can buy the DVD/ pay for streaming

from Claire Power, 17 March 2013
(report comment) 2 out of 5

Did anyone ever find out how we get the full video??

from KAMcArthur, 03 March 2013
(report comment) 3 out of 5

How can we watch the whole video? On youtube its only a 2minute excerpt? It looks great! Really want to get my hands on a copy! Any suggestions?

from sophieb88, 08 January 2013
(report comment) 3 out of 5

Good video on tourism in Blackpool and how it links to KS4 courses.

from garethgodwin, 07 March 2012
(report comment) 3 out of 5
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