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L2 the economic importance of tourism ap

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L2 the economic importance of tourism ap

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Just a minute • No talking, no umm, errr or deviation on topic of; economic importance of tourism

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