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    • HTM 2118
      United Kingdom
      Name: Anthony
    • 1. Brief Introdction + History
      2. How History Occurred Impact on Culture
      3. Impact on Hospitality
      4. Impact on Tourism
      5. Impact on people
      Project Outline
    • A Brief Introduction – United Kingdom
      Area: 244,820 km2
      Main Districts: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
      Population: approximately 61.3 millions (2008) Official Language: English
      Currency: Pound sterling (GBP) (£)Capital: London in England
      Edinburgh in Scotland
      Cardiff inWales
      Belfast in Northern Ireland The Largest City: London in England
      Main Religions: mainly Christianity (71%), Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism
      GDP in 2008: $2.680 trillion The leading income: Service sector (73.0%)
    • Map of the UK
    • Travel Trends – International Tourist Arrivals
    • History in UKEmpire of the SUN
      Industrial Revolution in 18- 19th century- Inventions of Technology->became the largest colonial empireImpact of WWII- Huge damages ->Lost the place as a superpower -> led to?
    • Transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to Hong Kong1stJuly, 1997
      -> The end of colonial governance of the UK
      Political System The constitutional monarchy and Parliament -> highlydemocratic
      Head government: Prime Minister, Gordon Brown
      Head of state:Queen Elizabeth II
    • Modern UK- Strong World Power
    • What Occurred in History that impact culture?
    • Catholicism  Christian  JESUS
      Main festivals- Christmas
      - Lent
    • Scots hate the English
      Reason Act of Parliament in 1872decline in writing in Scots. "
      Relationship between Scots and English
    • British Monarchy  Royal Costume
      A symbol of elegance and nobility
       reflect social status  upper class people
      formal dressing for upper class and business people or special occasions
      19th – 20th century:
      18th – 19th century:
    • British Monarchy  Royal events
      • Trooping the Colour
      • – The Queen’s birthday parade
      • Changing the guard at Buckingham Palace
      • Guards costume – bright red uniform & bearskin hats with guns
      • adore the Royal family
      • attract a lot of local people and visitors to watch the royal events
    • Culture in UK
    • Religion
      • Most of whom are Christians.
    • Festivals
    • The most popular fictions in the world….
    • Music: Beatles & The Smiths
    • Food: FISH and CHIPS and Afternoon tea
    • SPORTS: Football
      FA cup
      Barclays Premier League
      -most famous clubs:
      Manchester United
    • The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
      help promoting tennis in UKbring tourists in non-competition time
    • Women’s clothing:
      Lace cap
      Lace neck kerchief
      Lace apron
      Silk petticoat
    • Men’s clothing:
      Stockings or Hose
    • Custom: Wigs
      -traditional clothing of lawyer and judge to wear wigs when handling cases in the court.
    • Scottish Dress - Tartan
    • Cultural Impact on hospitality
    • Warm, friendly, easygoing
      willing to serve all people including strangers
      Have big house to invite a group of visitors to stay overnight
       B & B( Bed and Breakfast)
      Impact on Hosptalilty:
    • Traquair Castle
      Impact on Hospitality:
      From the history of the war in UK  a lot of castles.
      E.g. Amberley Castle , Traquair Castle
      Amberley Castle
    • Impact on Hospitality
      -most of the theme park in UK, have their own theme park hotels
      • Food Impact on Hospitality: Fast Food CultureMost hotels and restaurants
      - fast food in menus- Attractiveness: lower price than other local food
    • ImpactonHospitality:
      TheBeatlesCafé – eat with Beatles music
    • Strong culture of sports like football, rugby, tennis, etcsports wear storesconvenient to buy all sports’ items
      e.g. JJB Sports, Lillywhites
      Enjoy watching different kind of sports competitions-FA cup
      -Barclays Premier League
      - London Olympic in 2012
      Impact on Hospitality:
    • consider about the classproduce a lot of brands and luxury productse.g. Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney
      Impact on Hospitality:
    • British attitudes’ impact on Hospitality: - warm and friendly to give:- Presents E.g High-class chocolate, Wine, flower, local arts and crafts - precious eating utensils (silver tableware )- High-Class Tea (Red Tea)- clean and quiet environment by avoiding smoking
    • Cultural Impact on Tourism
    • Historical & Cultural HeritageImpact on Tourism
      A lot of tourists appreciate the historical heritage and classical buildings of UK
    • Historical & Cultural Heritage Impact on Tourism
      British Museum
      Established in 1753
      - artefacts from all over the world
      - 6 million visitors / year
      Victoria and Albert Museum
      -collections of arts and crafts
    • Unique Features Impact on Tourism
      • London double deckerred bus
      • Red telephone box
    • Music Impact on Tourism
      • The Beatles Story
      • 18 features – from the success of the band to their break up
      • Fab4D – a new attraction opened in July 2009
    • Movies Impact on Tourism
      • Some films were made in the historical sites:
      •  fascinate the tourists
      Oxford Castle
      • Gloucester Cathedral
    • Sports Impact on Tourism
      2012 London Olympic Games
       attract thousands of tourists to watch these mega events
       visit the Olympic venues of competitions
      Olympic Village
      Olympic Stadium
      Aquatic Centre
    • Festival Performance Impact on Tourism
      • Trooping the Colour
      • St. Patrick’s Day
      (Northern Ireland National Day)
      • St. George’s Day (England National Day)
    • Festival Performance Impact on Tourism
      • St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland National Day)
      • Rochester's Sweeps Festival
    • Entertainment Impact on Tourism
      British needs excitement, fun and relaxation
       theme parks, water parks, theme park hotels
      Eg. Pleasure Beach Blackpool
      Alton Towers
      Water park of Alton Towers
      The Blue Hotel of Pleasure Beach Blackpool
      One of Europe’s tallest rollar coaster
      Europe’s first 360 degree roller coaster
    • Language & Culture impact on Tourism
      Culture – native English language
       exchange programmes and study tour to UK
    • Cultural Impact on People
    • The British Social Class System
      the Upper Class
      the Middle Class
      Lower or Working Class
       affect employers and employee
       ineqality
    • British aristocracy
      Affected by The old aristocratic- Be gentleman- Pay attention to the identity and upbringing- Generous
      Affected by The new aristocratic- Money Relations- Impersonal , Cool- Privacy - Handshaking is Standard Greeting
      - Dislike late comer
    • Individualism Vs Collectivism
      personal freedom
      right to privacy and preserve one’s personal space.
      Encourage competitions
      Individual achievement
    • The Empire on which the sun never sets
      Colony all over the world
      Superior than other nations
      Never apologize easily
      Never face their faults
    • References
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