Textbook Notes (368,795)
Canada (162,165)
Geography (106)
GG294 (14)
Chapter 2

Chapter two notes.docx

5 Pages
Unlock Document

Barbara Carmichael

Chapter two notes Tourism is as old as human -Historical origins in the ancient cultures of the Greek and Roman “social elite”/ -Sea side resorts existed in Roman Empire for upper class Tourism = the pursuit of pleasure in a location away from everyday life and use of leisure time for non work purpose Late twenties = rise of heritage industry as core interest Black pool = Britains most popular seaside resort -excursion market -working class domestic tourism holiday in Victorian period Tourism never stays static -constant flux, evolution, development and change Themes 1. Emergence of pleasure travel as a distinct activity 2. The rise and continuing role of the seaside resort 3. The cultural history of tourism and holiday making, role of beach and coast Monte Carlo – casino, orchestra, ballet History by: Walton (1983) -census illustrates population composition, growth and impact of tourism on employment -visitor use of guide books in resorts and diaries of experience -records of resort development by builders and entrepreneurs and records of municipal corporation -records of tourist related business Form of tourism “polite visiting” emerged those into upper classes travelled on circuit of country to view architecture, garden, parkland, arts Thomas cooks – marketing and promotion of domestic and international travel -he made a brochure promoting products and services including excursions, special events Grand Tour itineraries influenced by travel literature -mathr form of tourism = health tourism, drinking, bathing in minerals, sea waters 18 century = rich who travel UK – made public or bank holiday = leisure time Picture from Butler 1980 Tourism -economic, social and political climates -affluence, holiday Depression between 1929 – 1931 -after first world war – flu came -Samuel Canard founded Canard Line -Economic & social change in 20 century during Edwardian years The Second World War and Tourism -holidays suspended “is your holiday really necessary” -railway companies ignored government instructions not to run extra trains at holiday times -class of ticket went down but purchase full fare tickets instead of excursion tickets saw a growth 1947-1970 -unparalleled development in leisure service for Australian population -more disposable income and leisure time -increase person mobility through car ownership Australia and North America = development of motels to meet route way demand 1946 202680 tourist 1948 504360 to UK Hotel an
More Less

Related notes for GG294

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.