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Cultural attractions and European tourism.

Book cover for Cultural attractions and European tourism.


This book presents the findings of field research undertaken in 1997 under the European Cultural Tourism Research Project managed by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education. It looks at the relationship between tourists and specific cultural attractions in the Netherlands. In part I, the development of cultural tourism and cultural attractions is discussed. In part II, case studies of European cultural attractions are presented. The book contains 13 chapters and a subject index.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The development of cultural tourism in Europe. Author(s): Richards, G.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 31) The market for cultural attractions. Author(s): Richards, G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 55) The experience industry and the creation of attractions. Author(s): Richards, G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 71) The cultural attraction distribution system. Author(s): Richards, G. Goedhart, S. Herrijgers, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 93) The Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht. Author(s): Munsters, W.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 111) Urban regeneration and Glasgow's galleries with particular reference to the Burrell Collection. Author(s): Leslie, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 135) Clonmacnoise: a monastic site, burial ground and tourist attraction. Author(s): McGettigan, F. Burns, K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 159) Cultural heritage sites and their visitors: too many for too few? Author(s): Berry, S. Shephard, G.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 173) Urban heritage tourism: globalization and localization. Author(s): Green, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 199) The Budapest Spring Festival: a festival for Hungarians? Author(s): Puczkó, L. Rátz, T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 215) The consumption of cultural tourism in Poland. Author(s): Marciszewska, B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 227) Creative industries as milieux of innovation: the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam. Author(s): Bonink, C. Hitters, E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 241) European cultural attractions: trends and prospects. Author(s): Richards, G.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Leisure Studies, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2001
  • ISBN
  • 9780851994406
  • Record Number
  • 20013051009