Tourism Research Proposal
... Background The Merlin Entertainments London Eye (known more simply as The London Eye, and also known as the Millennium Wheel), at a height of135'metres (443'ft),1 it's the tallest cantilevered observation wheel in the world, rising high above the London skyline.
The Merlin Entertainments London Eye isn't just one of London's top tourist attractions, it's an extraordinary piece of engineering design and architecture. 2
At the time it was erected, in 1999, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, until it was surpassed by the Star of Nanchang (160 m) in May 2006, and then the Singapore Flyer (165 m) on 11 February 2008. However, it is still described by its operators as "the world's tallest cant...