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    • The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica LO : The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica
    • The Economic Importance of Tourism in the United Kingdom • 33M tourists in 2011. • Average length of stay is 8 nights. • Tourism values at £115.5B, 5% of economy. • 2.66m people employed in tourism, 4% of population. LO : The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica
    • The Economic Importance of Tourism in Jamaica • 3M tourists in 2011, including cruise ship passengers. • Tourism brings in £1.5B annually, 6% of economy. • Average length of stay 9 nights. • Average tourism spend was £71 per night. • 25% of population are employed in tourism. LO : The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica
    • Economic Benefits on tourism to Jamaica 1. People can earn money by; 1. Opening up their home as a guest house 2. Providing tour guides to tourists 3. Sell souvenirs that they have made. 2. People can work in jobs such as; 1. Hotels 2. Restaurants 3. Boat trips etc. LO : The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica
    • YOUR TURN! • Produce a poster showing the ECONOMIC benefits of tourism to both the UK and Jamaica. • Make it bright and informative. • Use the laptops. LO : The Economic Importance of Tourism to different parts of the world – The UK and Jamaica
    • Local people in Jamaica work in cafes and restaurants How important is tourism to rich and poor countries? Jamaica and the UK RICH (UK) POOR (Jam.) No of nights stayed % of pop’m employed in tourism Local people in Jamaica work in cafes and restaurants London Eye – Britain's top tourist attraction Souvenirs are sold by local on the beaches
    • Just a minute • No talking, no umm, errr or deviation on topic of; economic importance of tourism