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Tourism routes and trails theory and practice.

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This book presents an overview of tourism routes and trails and attempts to make sense of this complex universe: why they exist, how they were created and what role they play in the development and management of tourism. Chapters 1 to 5 discuss and analyse the nature of routes and trails. These chapters ask what tourism routes, trails and itineraries represent in society and human experience. They...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 16)

Routes, culture and human experience.

This chapter explores the relationship between tourism and culture, and how routes acquire and express human and cultural values. Sections discuss: the magical dimension of tourism routes; the cultural value of routes; the work of the Council of Europe, the UNWTO and UNESCO in promoting the development of routes as ways of expressing the culture and cultures of humanity; and the uneasy coexistence between the worlds of tourism and cultural scholarship. The Blue Ridge Music Trails (USA) is presented as a case study to show how a cultural route can give travellers an understanding of a territory that is deeply rooted in tradition.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Tourism routes and their identity. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) The three stages of tourism. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 49) Trends. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) The meaning of routes. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 87) The family of tourism routes. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 110) Strategies of nations, regions and local bodies. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 130) Routes and the tourism industry. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 144) A roadmap for route development. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 164) The impacts and benefits of routes and trails. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.