Travel students follow in the footsteps of The Beatles

Published: February 22, 2018

Travel and tourism students from Telford College have been following in the footsteps of The Beatles on a fact-finding visit to Liverpool.

Travel and tourism students visiting liverpoolThe group are studying the UK as a destination as part of their first year programme, and chose to spotlight the city for a case study.

Tutor Sue Hayward explained: “There is no better way to appreciate a large city than to be there in person.

“We walked around the iconic Albert Dock, past the Echo Arena, and visited The Beatles Story museum, followed by a visit to Liverpool One, one of the UK’s largest shopping centres.

The group of  students who visited liverpool“This gave the students a great opportunity to appreciate the busy city’s facilities.”

The aim of the visit was to give students an understanding of how a large city mixes its tourism offer to appeal to both domestic and inbound tourism markets.

Sue added: “Visits like this enable students to complete their course work from real life experience, rather than text books.”

Telford College’s travel and tourism courses aim to prepare students for a range of careers, including air cabin crew, tour guides, travel agents, and information centre managers.