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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................3UK tourism......................................................................................................................................3Issues................................................................................................................................................3London Olympic as way to overcome issue....................................................................................4Development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park............................................................................5Impact of Olympic on London and tourism sector..........................................................................7CONCLUSION....................................................................................................................................9REFERENCES...................................................................................................................................102
INTRODUCTIONQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park is located in London, United Kingdom which is considered as asporting complex. The key purpose behind the development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is tohave effective conduction of Summer Olympics 2012 and Summer Paralympics. The sporting complexis developed to the east of the city. Moreover, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is having enhancedlevel of connectivity with an assistance of railway stations and road network (Girginov, 2008). It is alsoconsidered as a legacy of London city which is also well known for East London tech city ortechnology hub. It is a one of largest urban park in Europe which enhances the opportunities for localcitizens and reduces the negative impact on the economic aspects.Moreover, it has also been spotted that the governance of UK is looking for development ofurban city near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park so that future opportunities can be enhanced. Other thanthis, the UK governance is also looking for various development projects in order to boost theexistence of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The number of future international sporting events arelooking forward to amend the experience in sporting context.UK tourismIt has been spotted that the UK economy was facing critical issue regarding recession which hasalso impacted the overall activities and functioning of UK tourism industry. During the the recessionperiod the people were investing less on leisure and other entertainment activities as ratio of theirincome level has also decreased during that period. It has also impacted the other aspects of UK ingreat negative manner (Graham, 2012). As per the view of Coalter (2007)the development of QueenElizabeth Olympic Park has helped the UK economic system to defeat the issue of recession and haveadvancement in opportunities. Moreover, the development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has alsoacted as key factor which has enhanced the tourism and entertainment opportunities in UK (Coalter,2007).IssuesIn the support of this, it can also be said that the travel and tourism sector of UK is facingnumber of issues which forces governance to bring few changes in work culture. It is necessary for UKtourism sector to maintain the flexibility and have better sustainability in context of global economicoutlook. The issues which has faced by UK governance and tourism sector are classified asmacroeconomic tension, changes in international economic growth and high ratio of unemployment. Ithas also impacted the other policies of UK government such as fiscal policy, travel and tourism policy,etc (Kavetsos, 2012). It was necessary for UK governance to acquire opportunities and overcome theissues and their negative impact. In the support of this, Beck (2008) has stated that the UK government3
and local authorities has considered the development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park or LondonOlympic as a great opportunity which can help them to overcome the issues (Beck, 2008). It has alsoboosted the opportunities for nation and the city in economic context which is beneficial for effectivedevelopment of UK tourism.Some of issues are still present in the market which influence the development of UK tourismactivities but that can be overcome with an assistance of future developments in Queen ElizabethOlympic Park. As per the above discussion, it can be easily said that the economic legacy is one ofcritical aspect for effective development of UK tourism and development opportunities. According toWales (2012), the changes in economic legacy influences the work culture of nation as well as tourismsector. Another key issue which is faced by UK tourism is terrorism which has great influence on theoverall business opportunities of tourism (Wales, 2012). In the support of this, it can be said thatterrorist mostly try to take advantage of tourism activities to enter in nation and impact the day to dayfunctioning of nation. Nicholls (2014)has asserted that the influence on day to day functioning of UKhave great ratio of impact on the economic system. It also impacts the tourism activities and lead sectorto some critical issues.London Olympic as way to overcome issueIn the support of above statements it can has been stated by Nicholls (2014)that the UKgovernance has considered development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as a great opportunitywhich has facilitated in resolution of these kinds of economic legacy issues. It has been spotted that theUK governance and tourism sector has worked in collective manner of conduction of LondonOlympics in order to have better development (Nicholls, 2014). The effective development of QueenElizabeth Olympic Park has boosted the opportunities for UK tourism. Moreover, the governanceauthorities has also considered the development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as urbandevelopment opportunity which has helped in overcome the various economic issues like recession.Tokuc (2015)has critically said that the conduction of London Olympic has also boosted the positivityin UK economic system. Number of transportation and security infrastructure development has takeplaced in order to have effective conduction of London Olympics. In the support it can be said that thetransportation and security infrastructure plays a key role effective development of tourist destination(Tokuc, 2015). It provides better convenience to travellers and enhanced the opportunities of tourismindustry.Other than this, it has also been identified that the development of Queen Elizabeth OlympicPark and enhanced focus on conduction of London Olympics has also increased the opportunities foremployment. Moreover, the Castanheira (2014)has contended that in order to have better services in4
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