Do well in 'developing UK tourist destinations'

AC 1.2 - Describe characteristics of different types of tourists

Purpose of stay

Activity 1

Why do people decide to stay at certain destinations?

People generally travel for leisure or business purposes. Leisure tourists stay away for the purpose of enjoyment and travel in their own spare time, their needs are very different to business tourists who travel and stay for work purposes.

Activity 2

Describe two more examples of different purposes of stay. One being leisure and the other one business.

Activity 3

Business people use a range of transport methods when travelling to their destination

Not all business tourists travel first class on trains and airplanes, some do, but many don’t.

Explain why business tourists may choose to travel economy class rather than first class when travelling to the place they are going to stay. Give examples to support your answer.