Unit 8 P4 describe features and facilities that contribute to the appeal of a selected long-haul destination for different types of visitors from the UK Connector What features of a destination would make YOU travel to a long haul destination? Big picture Will be identifying the aspects of appeal for long haul destinations Will be exploring the aspects of appeal for a specific destination Outcomes ALL will understand how to complete P4 Types of visitors from the UK Leisure eg families, couples, gap-year travellers, VFR Business Other eg educational, medical, volunteers New York Accessibility methods of transport, e.g. air, cruise availability and frequency travelling time cost suitability for the traveller, e.g. classes available, facilities provided convenience, e.g. direct flights Destination facilities natural attractions, e.g. mountains, beaches built attractions, e.g. theme parks, museums climate local transport accommodation (range, cost) sport and entertainment food and drink Culture festivals, events, art, dance, music, religion, beliefs, customs and behaviour Customer types leisure, e.g. families, couples, gap-year travellers, VFR business other, e.g. educational, medical M2 Assess the significance of different features and facilities on the appeal of a selected long-haul destination for different types of visitors from the UK What to do The different features and facilities of the chosen destination must be clearly identified. The significance of these to its popularity and appeal should be reviewed. This may include researching visitor numbers. An example of a response would be to comment on how visitor numbers have increased since significant new attractions or major events were introduced. D2 Evaluate how the selected destination has capitalised on its features and developed its facilities to attract different types of visitors from the UK. What to do These features and facilities must be clearly evaluated to show how the destination has capitalised on its features, such as climate, natural attractions, and developed its facilities to attract different types of visitors.