A domestic tourist

A domestic tourist is someone who is a resident in the UK and is visiting another part of the UK for  tourists purposes. The types of trips they are likely to take are day  trips, weekend trips or longer stay holidays (staycation).A retired couple from the UK who want a weekend in a cultural cityAccess to informationBefore the retired couple can take their break in a cultural city they need to choose which cultural city they want to go to and what it's like. They can find this information on the internet on websites like www.enjoyengland.com  which could help with finding places to go to and places where they could stay. Tourist information centres would also be helpful to the retired couple when they visit as they can provide the couple with information of places to go and visit which is cultural and prices etc.If the retired couple go to a local travel agents near where they live they could also be provided with brochures and leaflets about the  best places to visit and also reviews by people who have visited telling about accommodation they stopped in and what the place is like. Newspaper articles and TV adverts are also very popular and a place which has been shown could attract the couples eyes by telling what the place is like which could influence the couples decision. The couple may also have reccommendations of people who have visited previously and get information of them and decide to go there on a short weekend.Transport & AccessibilityBefore the retired couple can visit their chosen cultural destination they need a way of getting there and once their there ways of getting around. www.transportdirect.info is a good website which could provide the couple with vital information of how they can get there. The couple could drive there but if non of them can drive or don't want to there are other ways of getting there like trains or coaches.Also when they are there they need ways of getting round wether its using local taxis,busses or using trains. They can get information for travelling around from websites like www.nationalrail.co.uk. from this website they can be provided with prices, times etc.AccommodationThe retired couple will also need accommodation for when they are in there chosen cultural town The quality rose scheme will provide the retired couple with the knowledge that if the accommodation they choose has a quality rose then it is a good place with good ratings and will appeal to the tourists and maybe even get them to go and stop at one of these places. They can find information about the quality rose scheme at enjoyengland.com/qualityrosescheme.There is a wide range of Accommodation options Hotels, Motels, Guest houses and Camp/caravan sites. These different accommodations come with different board options and at different costs. The board options include Full board, half board, All inclusive and self-catering. For the retired couple maybe the Full board would be better as when they are in their cultural city they can go out and visit all the places they want and not have to worry about food as they will have it at there accommodation place it is also reliable for the retired couple.The different prices of the different accommodation can vary. The accommodation like Motels is just a simple room with a bathroom and can be quite cheap whereas places like Hotels in a capital city can get deer. A hotel seems reliable and comforting for the retired couple as they maybe old and want to relax and not have to worry about anything whereas if they were staying in a place like a caravan it is likely they wouldn't enjoy it.Value for moneywww.enjoyengland.com is a great website for quality assurance schemes (Star ratings) and to know what tourists get before they go and what expectations there are. This can help with the retired couple making a decision on whether they are going stopping in a certain place and what type of accommodation they are stopping in. It could also help with the different attractions they are going to visit when they are there and could affect their decisions on which places they are going to visit.ActivitiesBefore the retired couple go to there cultural city. they will need to plan the activities they want to do when they are visiting. There is a wide range of activities available for the retired couple these are:sightseeing – which would be good for the retired couple who are going to a cultural city to go and see all the different sights availableCultural + heritage –  historic places will be good for the retired couple as historical and cultural places go well together and well improve the couples breakShopping – There are a wide range of shops for clothes shopping or gift shops so the tourists can either go shopping for clothes or visit a gift shop and get a souvineer from there visit there cultural cityEating out – If the retired couple decide to eat out they will also need what and where they are going to eat and if they need to book at a certain restaurant they want to eat inEntertainment- There are various shows on around cultural cities each contain of caberats or musicals. So the couple may want to experience one of theses like a musical whilst they are visiting and may have to book in advanceRelaxation & Walking – The retired couple may want to go on walks whilst in the cultural cities to see some sights which are historic and cultural this may also help them relax.A family with two twelve year old children who want a day at a theme parkAccess to informationBefore the family can take their day trip at a theme park they need to choose which theme park they want to go to and what it's like. They can find this information on the internet on websites like www.enjoyengland.com  which could help with finding places to go to. If the family go to a local travel agents near where they live they could also be provided with brochures and leaflets about the best places to visit and also reviews by people who have visited telling about what its like there and how its comared to other theme parks. Newspaper articles and TV adverts are also very popular and a place which has been shown could attract the families eyes by telling what the place is like which could influence the families decision. The family may also have reccommendations of people who have visited previously and get information of them and decide to go there for there day trip.Transport & AccessibilityBefore the family can visit their chosen theme park they need a way of getting there www.transportdirect.info is a good website which could provide the couple with vital information of how they can get there. The couple could drive there but if non of them can drive or don't want to there are other ways of getting there like trains or coaches.They can get information for travelling around from websites like www.nationalrail.co.uk. from this website they can be provided with prices, times etc.AccommodationThe family will maybe need accommodation for when they vising the theme park.The quality rose scheme will provide the family with the knowledge that if the accommodation they choose has a quality rose then it is a good place with good ratings and will appeal to the tourists and maybe even get them to go and stop at one of these places. They can find information about the quality rose scheme at enjoyengland.com/qualityroseschemeThere is a wide range of Accommodation options Hotels, Motels, Guest houses and Camp/caravan sites. These different accommodations come with different board options and at different costs. The board options include Full board, half board, All inclusive and self-catering. For the family if they decide to stay over maybe the Full board would be better as when they are there they are not vising any other places. The different prices of the different accommodation can vary. The accommodation like Motels is just a simple room with a bathroom and can be quite cheap whereas a caravan site can be quite deer. A hotel close by seems reliable for the family as they will only be staying one night if they want to stay and could be a lot cheaper.Value for moneywww.enjoyengland.com is a great website for quality assurance schemes (Star ratings) and to know what tourists get before they go and what expectations there are. This can help with the retired couple making a decision on whether they are going stopping in a certain place and what type of accommodation they are stopping in. It could also help with the different attractions they are going to visit when they are there and could affect their decisions on which places they are going to visit.ActivitiesBefore the family go to there chosen theme park. they will need to plan the activities they want to do when they are visiting. There is a vast range of activities available for the family these are:Cultural + heritage –  The theme park maybe historic in its self and provide the tourist with historic and cultural informationShopping – There will be a few gift shops so the tourists can visit a gift shop and get a souvineer from their visit to the theme parkEating out – The family will be most likely to be eating whilst they are in the theme park and mostly every theme park has fast food restaurants which will provide the family with food for there day outEntertainment-  A theme park like Camelot has entertainment like jousting which goes on during the day and could provide the family with entertainment if they want to see something like that as well as the entertainment out of the rides

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