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Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

European castles are important and common components in the tour itineraries of Japanese tourists. There is, however, limited understanding of the way Japanese tourists view these heritage sites. The first aim of the study is to document the Japanese tourists' views. Secondly, the researchers seek...

Author(s)
Yagi, C.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 19, pp 5-22
AbstractFull Text

A total of 187 people were surveyed regarding the choice of destinations, sources of information about holidays, the time spent visiting historic sites and the type of favorite monuments in Europe. Statistical correlations have been made between the various answers to questions and the results were ...

Author(s)
Barna, O.; Serea, C.
Publisher
"Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Suceava, Romania
Citation
Revista de Turism, 2017, No.23, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

The article presents the essence of theme park with particular emphasis on the theme parks as a complementary element forming and complementing a cultural tourism. Area of interest took over Poland and Europe. The theoretical part describes drafted aspects of the examined issues concerning...

Author(s)
Tchorek, Z.; Kulykovets, O.; Górska-Warsewicz, H.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.2, pp 285-295
Abstract

This book focuses on ethnic and minority communities in urban contexts and the ways in which their cultures are represented in tourism development. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach which draws on examples and case studies of ethnic and minority communities and cultural tourism development...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Smith, M. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Ethnic and minority cultures as tourist attractions, 2015, pp 272 pp.
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Rural tourism is a recent phenomenon, which in European countries is practiced for decades spontaneous or organized. What is new, however, refers to the size of the phenomenon in rural areas. This expansion is caused by the existence of two motivations for rural tourism, on the one hand it is...

Author(s)
Dorobanțu, M. R.; Gheorghe, G.; Nistoreanu, P.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Proceedings, 1st International Conference "Competitiveness of agro-food and environmental economy (CAFEE 12)", Bucharest, 8-9 November 2012, 2013, pp 385-394
Abstract

This review of European hotel performance indicates that 2006 was off-peak but still a good year. Revenue per available room went up by 8.5% to 77 euro. This is almost double the previous year's figure, when Europe had the world's slowest growth. Several world-class sporting and cultural events...

Author(s)
Clarke, L.
Publisher
Threshold Press Ltd, Newbury, UK
Citation
Hospitality Review, 2007, 9, 1, pp 5-10
Abstract

This article discusses the evening attractions under the Europe-wide programme referred to as "European Night of the Museums". On the 15th of May, more than 2 500 museums of art, history and sciences from 40 European countries will take part in the French initiative, "European Night of the Museums" ...

Author(s)
Whyman, K.
Publisher
Leisure Media Company Limited, Hitchin, UK
Citation
Attractions Management, 2010, 15, 2, pp 44-45
Abstract

"Mega-events" describe happenings of international importance and high profile which have a major impact on the image of the host city. These events supply prestige to the host cities, and afford a profile related with the welcomed activities, and a important tourism potential. If mega events are...

Author(s)
Pratas, J.; Brito, P. Q.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 695-706
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Cover for The development of cultural tourism in Europe.

This introductory chapter to this book looks at some of the basic questions surrounding the concept of culture and its use as a basis for visitor attractions in Europe. It examines the aspects of culture that attract tourists, the growing interest in culture, and the growing supply of cultural...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter

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