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How Film and TV Impact Tourism

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Whether it is the beautiful waterfall in Jurassic Park, the majestic moutain range in the Lord of Rings, or Chatsworth House (aka Mr. Darcy's Pemberley) in Pride and Prejudice there is a growing number of fans looking to experience their favorite film or television show while on vacation.

In honor of the 88th Academy Awards, Travel Talk is sharing some tips on how to monitor Hollywood's latest trends to promote tourism. 

According to a white paper entitled, "How film and television programs can promote tourism and increase the competitiveness of tourist destinations", a year after Braveheart was released tourism to Wallace Monument, Scotland increased by 300% and the Crown Hotel in Amersham, England was fully booked for 3-years after appearing in Four Weddings and a Funeral.

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