Event tourism comes to fore
- ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL. Evans, Philip // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/16/2002, Issue 2531, p16
Explores the contribution of tourism on Great Britain's economy. Reasons why the domestic tourism industry has not played a more significant role in economic and political circles; Launching of the Federation For British Tourism; Objectives of the group.
- Tourism and the UK–why we must act now for the future. Smith, David // Accountancy;Jan1979, Vol. 90 Issue 1025, p30
Reports the role of the tourist sector in the economy in Great Britain. Analysis of the importance of tourism; Disadvantages associated with tourism; Examination of the five-year forecasts for tourism.
- HARD TIMES SHOW VALUE OF FEE SWITCH. Tweedie, Jim // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;6/9/2003, Issue 2567, p31
Comments on the factors affecting the travel industry in Great Britain. Impact of the economic downturn on travel agents; Accuracy of media reports about travel warnings; Decrease volume of transactions.
- Seven agencies fail in September. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/6/2003, Issue 2584, p5
Reports on the failures of the seven travel agencies in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2003 according to ABTA in Great Britain. Impact of economic conditions on the travel industry; Reasons for the increase of the failure rate among travel agencies.
- Ye olde Brits, don't give up on the Mickey Mouse image. Odone, Cristina // New Statesman;03/26/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4530, p24
Highlights the views by foreign tourists about the image of Great Britain. Contribution of tourism to Great Britain's economy; Effect of the foot-and-mouth crisis on the rural tourism industry.
- Operators must hold their nerve. Seaman, Tony // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;1/8/2010, Issue 2895, p20
The article presents the author's views on the prospects of British economy and the challenges of travel operators in 2010.
- 'Job cull would be short-sighted.' // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;3/3/2003, Issue 2553, p3
Reports on the call for the senior industry officers in the travel industry to avoid job cuts resulted from the economic crisis in Great Britain. Importance of retaining the staff to maintain standards; Cost associated with the recruitment of new employees; Encouragement on the use of holiday...
- Cover in a tough climate. Longbottom, Sarah // Travel Weekly (UK);4/18/2008, p32
The author reflects on the implications of the economic conditions in Great Britain for the travel industry. She cites the claims of a Mintel report that the country needs to wait for two years to get its economy back on track. She mentions falling ticket sales and increasing debts as signs of...
- Operators wind up 'dire' season. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/8/2003, Issue 2580, p3
Reports on the depreciation of market prices in tourist trade due to the weakening economy in Great Britain.