Posts Tagged ‘ Tourist Attractions ’

Concorde on the Thames

Oct 14th, 2010 | By

There is an idea to place the Concorde aircraft, sitting round at Heathrow doing nothing, on a floating plinth on the Thames in London somewhere near the London Eye. The plinth will have two levels with the first floor being given over to a river landing stage and presumably either a museum of some sort or other exhibits and Concorde sitting on the top floor. Obviously the thought behind this is that it will become a tourist attraction.
But will it?

Hercule Poirot, The Queen Mum & A Tsunami

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

There can’t be many people who have been able to link a tsunami, the Queen Mother and a fictional detective all together in one sentence. The link is that this week, all three have had, what people hope will become tourist attractions, opened about them.Which makes you wonder what is a tourist attraction. The glib answer is that it is anything which attracts people to come and see it. So the loss of thousands of tons of wood off a ship in the English cheannel
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