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Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Creating an enabling environment for urban tourism development: the future of Bangkok.

This chapter considers tourism development in Bangkok from the past to the present, and then ventures on to examine the city's future. The analysis introduces how the evolution of the city, its urbanization and the overall growth of Thai tourism more generally have shaped the present state of...

Author(s)
Lee YeeSum [Lee, Y. S. L.]; Pearce, P. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A theoretical approach to strategies of marketing in the scope of tourism destination types.

This chapter identifies different types of destinations in tourism (namely, urban, cultural tourism, sports tourism, business tourism, Cittaslow, brand and resort destinations) and develops a theoretical approach to different marketing strategies based on these types of destinations. Various...

Author(s)
Bașarangİl, İ.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 1. Overtourism is invading Kyoto.

The case of the city of Kyoto (Japan) is presented to underline how dramatic increases in tourism over recent years are playing out. Like most destinations undergoing rapid growth, the development of supporting infrastructure and services has failed to keep pace with growing visitation. In Kyoto,...

Author(s)
Abe, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond overtourism: studying the entanglements of society and tourism in Iceland.

This chapter critically explores the notion of overtourism and its usefulness to grasp the challenges of tourism development, with a special focus on how tourism affects society and culture. It is argued that the concept of overtourism is too often based on the static and over-simplified views of...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overcrowded Amsterdam: striving for a balance between trade, tolerance and tourism.

This chapter deals with the overcrowding of Amsterdam, one of the world's foremost tourist cities. Insights are provided into how societal and economic changes have influenced the policies of public and private (tourism) sector organizations, city marketer practices, resident attitudes and, more...

Author(s)
Gerritsma, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Short-term accommodation and overtourism in Portuguese urban centres.

This chapter (i) explores the connection between short-term accommodation growth and overtourism in two major Portuguese cities, Lisbon and Porto, where this growth has been most notable; and (ii) makes a comparison with the medium-sized city of Aveiro, where the tendency to be governed by...

Author(s)
Costa, C.; Stević, I.; Veríssimo, M.; Silva, M. F. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Venice: an analysis of tourism excesses in an overtourism icon.

This chapter examines the contemporary touristification of Venice, first through a 'panoramic' overview, and then through a deeper analysis of the spatial impacts of tourism development over the last decade. The analysis demonstrates how the impacts of overtourism stretch far beyond dimensions of...

Author(s)
Visentin, F.; Bertocchi, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Updating a romantic view? Ruskin's <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mornings</i> in Florence.

This chapter focuses on John Ruskin's guidebook Mornings in Florence (1877). The goal of the chapter is to discuss the feasibility of Ruskin's itinerary in this guidebook today. This exploration not only considers the existence of the sights referred to, most of which are still prominent tourist...

Author(s)
Crous-Costa, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter

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