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The underlying economic influences on leisure travel behaviour in the UK are examined. This involves looking at tourism, holidays and recreation travel by British residents. According to the National Travel Survey, leisure is the main purpose for 29% of all trips, only one in six of which are for ...

Author(s)
Gratton, C.; Taylor, P.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1986, 6, 6, pp 29-30
Abstract

There are 50 family day visitor attractions in the UK including theme parks, family leisure parks and wildlife and safari parks, as well as those based on historic buildings and outdoor museums. They tended to enjoy great success in the 1980s with rising attendances, but the market now seems to be...

Author(s)
Johnson, J.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1991, 11, 3, pp 28-30
Abstract

The report lists the number of visits to a wide range of attractions throughout the UK. There are separate lists for 9 broad types of attraction: historic properties; gardens; museums and galleries; wildlife attractions; country parks; leisure parks; steam railways; workplaces; and miscellaneous...

Publisher
English Tourist Board, London, UK
Citation
Visits to tourist attractions 1990., 1991, pp 65pp.
Abstract

In terms of absolute numbers, attendance at museums and galleries in the UK is impressive. According to the most recent nationwide survey undertaken, there are accurate admission figures for 4840 tourist attractions in the UK, of which 1547 (32%) are classified as museums or art galleries. They...

Citation
Cultural Trends, 1991, No. 12, pp 70-99
Abstract

The report examines cultural visits to museums, art galleries and other places of national, historical or cultural interest, such as cathedrals or castles in the UK. It examines consumer behaviour, in terms of who visits such places in their leisure time and why they do so. Consumer attitudes to...

Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1991, 3, pp 1-25
Abstract

There are around 1130 historic properties in England which record visitor figures. In 1992, despite the effects of recession and growing unemployment, visits to these properties actually rose slightly by 0.2% to reach over 55 million, or #178 million in revenue terms. Parish churches are estimated...

Author(s)
Hanna, M.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1993, 13, 10, pp 20-22
Abstract

The report examines the market for visits to historic properties, museums and art galleries, and other places of national, cultural or historical interest, such as cathedrals and castles, in the UK in 1993 and over the period 1983-93. Cultural visits are the second most important area of leisure...

Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1993, 3, pp 1-28
Abstract

This report is an account of the findings of the 1993 'Survey of visits to tourist attractions'. For inclusion in this survey, the attraction must be a permanently established excursion destination, a primary purpose of which is to allow access for entertainment, interest or education. The various ...

Author(s)
Hanna, M.
Publisher
English Tourist Board, London, UK
Citation
Sightseeing in the UK 1993: a survey of the usage and capacity of the United Kingdom's attractions for visitors., 1994, pp 71 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines the popularity of museums and art galleries in the UK, providing a typology of visitors and discussing the implications for marketing. It outlines the weaknesses that many of the traditional approaches to measuring visitor numbers possess and discusses an alternative approach...

Author(s)
Davies, S.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1995, 15, 2, pp 40-44
Abstract

The statistical report lists the number of visits to a wide range of tourist attractions in the UK during 1994. Separate lists are given for 11 broad types of attraction: historic houses and monuments; cathedrals and churches; gardens; museums and galleries; wildlife attractions; country parks;...

Author(s)
Hanna, M.
Publisher
BTA/ETB Research Services, London, UK
Citation
Visits to tourist attractions 1994., 1995, pp 68 pp.

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