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(PDF) The Contribution of Tourism to Economic Growth

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Table of ContentsCONTRIBUTION OF TOURISM TOWARDS UK ECONOMY............................................3REFERENCES...........................................................................................................................9
CONTRIBUTION OF TOURISM TOWARDS UK ECONOMYIt is defined by The World Tourism Organisation as, the action of individualtravelling to and adopting them to remain in places right outside their actual surroundings foractually less than one sequent year in terms of leisure,work, and otherintention. In terms oftourism, United Kingdomis termed as the 6thbiggest touristplacesin the whole world,with36.115 million tourists visiting in 2015. US$22.072 billion was spent in the UKbyinternational guests.This means the tourism sector represents a significant contribution toUK economy (Roberts, Hall and Morag, 2017). The UK is major consisted of four majorcountries; Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. It has been discovered byBattourand Ismail, (2016)that the north and west regions of the country cover mountains, valleys,and high grounds. In addition to this, Scotland covers many lakes also known as lochs.Tourism in EnglandIt was revealedBoniface, Cooper and Cooper, (2016) that a significant role is played bytourism sector in the economic life of England. The country’s long History and distributiveculture,English language has been spread worldwide which makes it and London as one ofthe most famous tourist place.Tourism in WalesWales, in UK is an emerging country aswell as tourist destination having 8,078,900 visitorsto National Trust and wales Board of Tourist in year 2002,stated byCampos-Soria, García-Pozo and Fernández-Gámez, (2018). Apart from this, in 2017 the tourism industry in Waleshas been valued to have an annual business of euro 4.8 billion.Tourism in ScotlandAs per the views ofChoi, Mattila, Van Hoof and Quadri-Felitti, (2017)tourism inUK, Scotland is awell developed destination which is attracted by tourist at high level,withtourism as being the most liable in order to sustain more than 200,000 jobs, with visitorsspending average of euro 4 billion per year.The visits that were made by UK were 18.5million in year 2013 to Scotland and spent euro 3.7 billion. Further, Scotland is being seen asaclean and also good pace with wonderful scenery which hasa lengthy and tangled history.In 2016, 451,000 people from US, 355,000 from Germany, 152,000 from France and total of2,747,000 tourist visited from other countries also to Scotland.
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