Tourism is one of the world’s largest economic activities, providing social and physical development as well as profitable investment and trade.
In these modern times, our world is one world. Exploring and experiencing everything it has to offer is now a global phenomenon, making tourism one of the world’s largest economic activities and providing social and physical development as well as profitable investment and trade. Eco and cultural tourism now also help protect and celebrate some of the world’s most precious ecosystems and magnificent monuments.
Atkins is one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the world, working throughout the built and natural environment.
Our integrated multidisciplinary teams tackle planning, design, engineering and environmental projects of all kinds and sizes, from initial study to completion, for both public and private sector clients.
We have an established reputation for providing imaginative, practical and independent advice. Our holistic approach to understanding the complexities of a brief, solving problems and responding to opportunities, is at once pragmatic and innovative, ensuring our solutions are balanced, people-friendly and sustainable.
We have world-wide experience in all aspects of tourism including:
Eco, cultural and heritage tourism, including World Heritage Sites and conservation management
Strategic and regional tourism strategies and infrastructure planning
Hotels and cruise ships, sports and health facilities, convention centres
- Social development and assessment
Atkins has a wealth of experience within the tourism and leisure sector, working on iconic projects throughout the world from designing luxury hotels like the Burj Al Arab in Dubai to providing management advice for World Heritage Sites like the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey.
Areas of expertise include:
Sustainable, eco, cultural and heritage tourism
We work to ensure that our natural environment, culture and heritage can be appreciated and enjoyed by all. Our experts provide such services as:
World Heritage Site nomination and management advice
Museums and archives advice and design
Tourism strategy and development
Audience development, interpretation and access consultancy
Ecological assessment, interpretation and solutions
We have produced concept masterplans and developed design proposals for a number of luxury resorts throughout the world. We take an innovative approach to our designs, making sure we protect the unique character and setting of each site and ensuring they provide social and economic sustainability, eco-mobility and environmental enhancements.
Atkins is one of the world’s leading architectural firms. As well as spanning the pragmatic, practical design of schools and hospitals, our work covers the glamour and visual excitement of high-rise commercial and residential resorts and towers. We are the experts behind some of the worlds most beautiful and luxurious hotel resorts such as the Songjiang Shimao Hotel in China and the iconic Burj Al Arab in Dubai.
For more information on the work we carry out within the tourism and leisure sector please contact:
UK & Europe
United States of America
Tel: +1 800 477 7275