Definition of Visitor Attraction

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Visitor attraction management

Module: TSM08776 Visitor attraction management

Assessment: A

Matriculation No: 40228856

Due on: 14.03.2016, 16:00

Word count: 499

Module leader: Prof A. Leask

The purpose of this essay is to further discuss the definition of a visitor attraction. It shall further resolve if events should be defined as visitor attractions, as Swarbrook
(2001) characterizes them. Or rather should not be included in the definition as Getz
(2008) argues.
Visit England (2012) assigns the following characteristics to the definition; the fundamental purpose of an attraction must be one of the following: entertainment, interest or education, in unique occasions also worship. More than that it has to be
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(1992) The tourism system, an introduction text (2nd ed.). London, NJ: experiences (pp. 1-12). New York, NY: Cognizant Communication
Corporation.
Swarbrooke, J. (2001) Key challenges for visitor attraction managers in the UK.
Journal of Leisure Property, 1 (4), 318-336.
Visit England. (2012) Visitor Attraction Trends in England, [online] Availabe at: https://www.visitengland.com/sites/default/files/va_2013_trends_in_england_summary_report_tcm30-38297.pdf Accesed: 11 March 2016

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