Unit 1 Task 3- Part 1

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In History
  • The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

    The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet
    The Boeing Jumbo Jet was first made in December of 1969 but first flown on the 22nd of January in 1970. The flight made a emergency stop at Heathrow Airport due to a technical problem, that flight had 324 passengers. Within the first 6 months of the Jumbo Jet being launched, the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet gained 1 millions passengers and then after the first year the passenger numbers increased to 7 million.
  • The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

    The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet
    Even though the production have stopped, the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet drove exponential growth in the air travel and tourism industry. Shaping to help connections with people between the world, this helped flying become more accessible and with it's size more people could fly. This gave inspiration for the technology of planes to get better with size and the technical side to decrease the chance of anything bad or serious happening.
  • The number one UK tour operator Clarkson went into liquidation

    The number one UK tour operator Clarkson went into liquidation
    On the 8th of August 1974 Clarkson, which was the number 1 UK tour operator went into voluntary liquidation as well as Court Line. After 1972 Court Line was the the majority supplier of Clarksons before they went into liquidation. Clarksons Travel Group was a pioneering package tour operator in the UK during the 1960s and early 1970s.
  • Concorde

    Concorde
    The Concorde was the first supersonic passenger- carrying commercial aeroplane that was built jointly by aircraft manufacturers in Great Britain and France. This plane made is first crossing on the 26th of September 1973 but it inaugurated the world's first scheduled supersonic passenger service on the 21st of January 1976
  • Ryanair

    Ryanair
    Ryanair has shaped the travel and tourism industry because of their primary target is leisure only meaning they are always looking for passengers, with this they are low- cost and give more opportunities for more people to go on holidays or trips. In addition to this the passenger numbers have increased over the years. One fact is that a Ryanair Aircraft takes off every 45 seconds.
  • Ryanair

    Ryanair
    Ryanair was first launched in 1985 and to today is considered Europe's largest airline group with 2,400 daily flights and carrying 154 million guests. Ryanair is also Europe's greenest cleanest airline group and customers switching to fly with Ryanair can reduce their CO2 emissions up to 50% compared to other airlines. Their most largest market is Italy however also connects with over 200 destinations in 40 countries.
  • Tim Berners-Lee invented the internet

    Tim Berners-Lee invented the internet
    In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, an Internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. He wrote the first web client and server in 1990. His specifications of URIs, HTTP and HTML were refined as web technology spread.
  • Worldwide tourist arrivals topped 400 million

    Worldwide tourist arrivals topped 400 million
    This had an effect on the industry since it meant more people where travelling and creating more income in different countries.
  • easyJet

    easyJet
    EasyJet was launched in 1994, designed to be a low-cost carrier. EasyJet is the largest shareholder as of 2014 and has around 200 aircrafts, in Gatwick they feature this airline with 28 bases. Also in 2014 they served at least 65 million passengers ad is the second largest carrier according to passenger numbers. The most recent figures are available from the CAA is the Civil Aviation Authority and by the passenger numbers from UK Airports it has increased by 85%, from 135 million to 251 million.
  • easyJet

    easyJet
    easyJet have shaped the travel and tourism industry by established itself as the largest airline based in the UK by passenger numbers being a low cost carrier. In 2019, easyJet transported 51.5 million people pushing ahead of the counties flag carrier airline British Airways. With the airline being a low-cost company, it has given a availability for many more people, as they can travel for longer with paying less and still be able to go places around the world
  • 25.7 million overseas came to Britain and spent more than £12 billion

    25.7 million overseas came to Britain and spent more than £12 billion
    In 1998, around 25.7 million overseas came to Britain and when they came over they spent over £12 billion. That is a 68% rise in the number of holidays and made the UK population increase up by 12% in the same period.
  • UK government's strategy Tomorrow's Tourism launched

    UK government's strategy Tomorrow's Tourism launched
    When Germany joined the top 10 destinations for UK holidaymakers and is a new entry is cruising. Which is now 4 timmes as popular as it was over 20 years ago. This could have been due dto an ageing population with increasing numbers of older people in the population but cruise operators had been trying to extend their appeal to younger holidaymakers too.
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    Game of Thrones

    The Game of Thrones is full of 8 seasons with a total of 73 episodes all together. It has inspired travel to its filming locations for example, Dubrovnik in Croatia which is the setting the King's Landing has seen a huge surge in popularity. Like the other filming destination, locations like Northern Ireland and Spain have drawn people to it because of the TV show.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    A tragic even in New York on the 11th of September 2001, caused long-term damage to the tourist industry in the city. The aftermath saw a decline in visitors, going from 6.8 million in 2000 to 5.7 million in 2001. Most deficit in 2001 came immediately after 9/11. It took the city almost 5 years to get back to pre- 9/11 levels, but it has continued to thrive since then. Back in 2018 they saw 13.5 million international visitors
  • Indian ocean earthquake and tsunami

    Indian ocean earthquake and tsunami
    On December 26th, 2004, the Indian Ocean when an undersea earthquake caused a series of large tsunami waves, growing up to 30m tall. First struck Indonesia and 18 other countries caused widespread destruction, left at a cost of around $508 million lost. Many tourists were caught up in the tsunami with many cancelling trips to the area. The area has made a remarkable recovery from the events. In Thailand, visitor numbers dipped to 11.6 million in 2005, however climbed to 13.8 million in 2006.
  • Indian ocean earthquake and tsunami

    Indian ocean earthquake and tsunami
    The disaster shaped this industry by helping places like these create a program to help prevent so much damage with early warning systems and research programmes to become more aware. They did make a recovery after all the damage and the things that was lost because of this event and the trips that was cancelled. A year later did dip in visitor numbers, but by 2006 the numbers went up to 13.8 million and had been increasing each year. The visitors have helped the economy build back up.
  • Global Recession

    Global Recession
    The world was hit by a financial crisis in 2008, which was when markets crashed, holidaymakers were dealing with tight budgets. With this there was 17%increase in British stay cautions and a decrease in outbound travel. It was only until 2014 when overseas visits from the UK began to increase again, a year that saw stay cautions decreased by 1.3% and foreign travel increased by 4%.
  • Mamma Mia

    Mamma Mia
    The hugely popular Mamma Mia film, featuring Pierce Brosnan and Meryl Streep was made on the Greek island of Skopelos. This has contributed to a boom in tourism in Greece, seeing a huge increase in the number of visitors to the area and helping the Greek recovery after their financial crash.
  • Icelandic Ash Cloud

    Icelandic Ash Cloud
    In 2010, a series of volcanic eruptions in Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland caused an ash cloud which wreaked air travel in Europe. All UK flights had been grounded from the midday to 6pm. They was grounded because the ash from the volcano could fog the engine of the planes then cause serious damage. The ash cloud caused the largest air-traffic shutdown since World War II. After the figures showed that 107,000 flights were cancelled over an eight-day period, affecting roughly ten million passengers.
  • TripAdvisor app Launched

    TripAdvisor app Launched
    The first TripAdvisor iPhone app was launched in 2010 and a partnership with Facebook was also announced. From humble beginnings above a pizza shop in Needham, Massachusetts. By 2015 TripAdvisor had 320 million reviews on the site and moved a $120 million 290,000 square-foot headquarters.
  • Icelandic Ash Cloud

    Icelandic Ash Cloud
    The explosion costed the industry around £130 million because of the flights, road and some of those who couldn't get into the country would of balanced out by those who couldn't get out and would have spent their money on UK goods and services. Even though less than 2% of the food supplies arrived by air, it was limited due to the volcanic disruption as well as that the main majority was sourced from the UK but non-food goods was tended to be shipped in. So this disaster had a material impact.
  • Survey in 2015

    Survey in 2015
    Back in 2015, a survey found that 48% of users were using the app 'Instagram' to help pick their next holiday and 35% using it to discover new places. ‘#travel’ became the third trending Instagram hashtag of 2018. End of 2019 ‘#travel’ was used over 465 million times to share pictures from traveller’s journeys. Now in coming to the end of 2020, on Instagram people are using it to share their images and use it to inspire people to visit, 532,276,824 posts have been posted for everyone to view.
  • Survey in 2015

    Survey in 2015
    It has shaped the travel and tourism industry by showing the Instagram users what is in other places around the world and some things that can be discovered. It has helped people see what is around the world without going there themselves but also to help other people where they would like to go on their next visit somewhere or live if they have a dream of living somewhere else other than their own country. With this, more people go to the place which gives more meaning for the industry.
  • Weekend Getaways

    Weekend Getaways
    Since 2010 the average holiday length have dropped from 10.3 nights to 8.9 nights in 2018. However in Poland has seen a increase from 30,000 UK visitors in 1996 to 526,000 in 2018.