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London 2012 and the Displacement Effect: Will British Tourism suffer during the Games?


There is much debate about the economic impact of the Games, and whether the Games will actually provide a positive or negative legacy for British tourism. One argument concerns the displacement effect -normal tourists put off by the Games- and another, the impact on post- Games visitor numbers, and these arguments are examined by this case study.


Author(s)Elesa Zehndorfer
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Resource typeCase studies and discussion starters
ThemeThe Olympics and Tourism
KeywordsUKOER OER VisitBritain Visitor numbers Post-Games tourism
Date created2012
RADAR Collection2012 Legacies for Learning
LicenceCreative Commons Licence
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England and Wales License, except where otherwise noted within the resource.

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