- Evaluate the structure and history of travel as well as tourism industry.
- Describe the potential impact of local, national and international government and agencies over the tourism sector.
- Examine the influence of demand and supply practices upon the tourism industry.
- Determine the positive and negative impact of tourism.
The travel and tourism industry in the UK is ancient and is getting popular in the entire world. Different people are travelling for various reasons to abroad which is improved the travel agencies for their business which has to help me, customers, to plan their tour. This has helped the industry to grow by leaps and bounce the contribution of the significant chunk in the national economy of UK. The study has focused on supporting the tourism sector of Scotland which is now one of the attractions for the visitor. The regulations and the policies played a significant role in travel plus tourism sector which has influenced success and has promoted the places in the UK. The study will focus on the structure of travel and tourism sector, functions of the local which has influenced the success.
1.1 Explaining the history and development of tourism sector in the UK
The travel and tourism industry is growing day by day. It is due to the Rapid change in the taste of the humans and the behaviour of their expectation. The tourism sector was structured since 1945 and was not so much famous however in today state the tourism sector has well diversified with different scenic beauty and luxurious things for humans. Since the beginning of growth of tourism it included only travelling plus transportation of the goods. But now the tourism comprises not only travelling but even the areas that are ancillary to comfort of the clients. The tourism sector in the UK has majorly grown in the recent years (Spiller, 2014). The different types of travel agencies have helped the people with the proper guide for travelling around the world which has increased the customer satisfaction as well as the revenue of the place. The UK has different places where people love to move around. The rules and regulations adopted by the government have helped the places to attract many potential customers and improved the social conditions, Technology, accommodation facilities and better services. The invention of Technology has supported the new Modes of transport and increased the opportunities to travel. Also along with the technical facility, the effect of Brexit has also helped different people to visit the UK. The improvement in the road facility from London to Bath which is accounted for about 72 hours whereas 400 miles where accountant to Edinburg which completely took ten days but now it has improved, and the changes of Technology has brought lowered down the distance rate in the UK. The tourism has considered being the natural environment with new places and staying in the luxurious hotels. In the UK the statistics for a day visit and night stays are maintained separately. The tourism was introduced to different reasons, and one of them was the first Roman Emperor Augustus who had rid the Mediterranean of Pirates by making the Travelling a safe part (Mowforth, and Munt, 2015). In UK London has become very popular among the tourist destination, however, the potential of Scotland is growing. Edinburg is attracting more visitors to visit the scenic beauty.
1.2 Structure of travel plus tourism sector in UK
The travel as well as tourism sector has different structures according to the places. The daily changes in the technology have created several new concepts that have included to change the structure in travel as well as tourism industry. The roles of the sectors like the organisations of governments and transport, tour operators, accommodation, visitor attractions and travel agents have increased the distribution channel through the world. Different factors have affected the change of complete architecture in the travel and tourism industry which is very important in the industry as well as at present. In the UK most of the cities have witnessed the industrial revolution due to different rules and regulations adopted by the government (Moutinho, and Vargas-Sanchez, 2018). This has affected the travel and tourism industry majority as the number of outsides are getting transferred from different places to the UK for their business purpose. The number of people visits in the UK has affected in the increase of popularity in the tourist destination. A place like London is one of the essential parts in the UK. However, the government is focusing on structuring Scotland so that the number of visitors can also travel around b places of Scotland which can help in increasing the revenue. The department of digital, culture, media and support has helped to advertise the activities in different parts of UK through various channels in one over the world. The government has generated more than 2, 89,000 jobs in the UK where Scotland has contributed around 8.5% of employment in the country. The executive tourism strategy and the public sector are one of the great structured policy of the government which has helped the visitors to visit the places through some the agency. In the recent times, the structure of the travel and tourism industry has consisted six things that are transport, attractions, tourism development and tour operators (Giaoutzi, 2017). The holiday packages provided through the different channel for different places in the UK has helped to make a better marketing plan which will increase the tours, especially for Scotland.
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2.1 Analysing the function of Government-sponsored bodies and international agencies
The priority of the government is to increase the GDP of the country. The government is a single authority in the country which has further fragmented into small councils for every region or city. The world travel and tourism Council stalk natural sites that are considered being one of the national ownership in the UK. It is vital to have a system with