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Cover for Developments and perspectives in cultural tourism research.

This introductory chapter provides a synopsis of trends in cultural tourism research. In addition to a review of the literature, the chapter refers to the case studies developed in the present volume to illustrate the different paradigms in cultural tourism research and the increasing shift towards ...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods in cultural tourism research: the state of the art.

This chapter reviews major trends in cultural tourism research methodology. It appears that the methodological scope of cultural tourism is increasing, embracing new approaches and techniques in order to analyse the growing complexity of cultural tourism consumption, production and 'co-creation'.

Author(s)
Munsters, W.; Richards, G.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cultural destination experience audit applied to the tourist-historic city.

This study evaluates the tourist experience in cultural destinations. Being the most complex and interesting case of a cultural tourist destination, the tourist-historic city has been chosen as a case study. Not only the material core product of tourist-historic cities, consisting of monuments,...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cultural tourism research methods.

This book discusses various quantitative and qualitative methods in cultural tourism research. The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique,...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cultural tourism sustainability mix applied to the development of contemplative tourism in Limburg, the Netherlands.

This chapter uses the context of the Roman Catholic tradition within the province of Limburg (Netherlands) to demonstrate how a religious site and its buildings can be utilized as a niche cultural tourist product. The chapter highlights the complexity of managing a site that is primarily focused on ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.; Niesten, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Using photo-based interviews to reveal the significance of heritage buildings to cultural tourism experiences.

This chapter outlines and critically discusses the innovative qualitative research methods to examine tourists' experiences of the heritage buildings in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Heritage buildings are buildings that are regarded as representing shared roots and the origins of identities or...

Author(s)
Willson, G.; McIntosh, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An application of grounded theory to cultural tourism research: resident attitudes to tourism activity in Santiponce.

This chapter describes the application of the grounded theory in Santiponce, Spain. The case study of Santiponce, a town of 7500 inhabitants in Andalucia, southern Spain, presents a paradoxical situation: the town has an important tourist attraction, the Roman archaeological site of Italica, but...

Author(s)
Castellanos-Verdugo, M.; Caro-González, F. J.; Oviedo-García, M. de los Á.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tracking the urban visitor: methods for examining tourists' spatial behaviour and visual representations.

This chapter examines the spatial behaviour of urban tourists. Alternatively it is possible to explore tourist spatial movements broadly, by focusing only on the trails taken. Including both the local community and tourists in such a study would add greater breadth to analysing the way in which...

Author(s)
Edwards, D.; Dickson, T.; Griffin, T.; Hayllar, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blurring boundaries in cultural tourism research.

This chapter explores potential new ways of researching cultural tourism. Case studies were conducted on the following research methods: use of websites in IKEA, Netherlands; use of geo-tracking in Ipoki, Spain; use of public space in the New Zealand Travel Cafe in Tokyo, Japan; use of experience...

Author(s)
Binkhorst, E.; Dekker, T. den; Melkert, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The traditional quantitative approach. Surveying cultural tourists: lessons from the ATLAS cultural tourism research project.

This chapter reviews some of the key issues in doing survey research in cultural tourism through the lens of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Research Project, probably the largest and longest-running global research project in cultural tourism. This...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter

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