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The article examines the concept and main characteristics of the European Cultural Itineraries (ECI) Project, supported by the Council of Europe and other international organizations and countries. The project is specifically aimed at fostering a European identity and a sense of community spirit,...

Author(s)
Hitrec, T.
Citation
Turizam, 1996, 44, 3, pp 47-60
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
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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...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book
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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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Cover for The experience industry and the creation of attractions.

This paper analyses the changing nature of European cultural attractions, and examines their role in the experience economy (the economic sector that produces experiences (e.g. entertainment) for consumers). The following themes are also addressed: experience production policies; the growth of...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban heritage tourism: globalization and localization.

This paper aims to provide insights into the significance of both 'global' and 'local' factors in the shaping and mediating of urban heritage tourism development, which is one element of the broader category of 'cultural tourism'. 'Representations of heritage', or 'attractions of culture', in 3...

Author(s)
Green, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Cultural tourism is seen as a major growth market in Europe, although empirical evidence is still relatively sparse. An analysis is presented of the survey data for 2002 of the ATLAS Cultural Tourism Research Programme as well as research conducted at the Rotterdam Cultural Capital Event in 2001....

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2002, 50, 3, pp 225-233
Abstract

The development of cultural routes as tourist products is explored. Cultural routes comprise a complex package of attractions and services. The implications of this for visitor management and the movement of visitors are considered. Cultural routes may be established as an element of the marketing...

Author(s)
Rátz, T.; Puczkó, L.
Publisher
Magyar Turizmus Rt., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Turizmus Bulletin, 2002, 6, 3, pp 3-11
Abstract

A research project analysed 150 articles on Turkey, published in French newspapers and magazines between 1987 and 1999, as part of a wider objective to look at the representations of the Orient in western media. Turkey was selected because of its close links with Europe and its desire to join the...

Author(s)
Tutal, N.
Publisher
Téros, Université de Québec à Mondréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2003, 22, 3, pp 42-49
Abstract

The lack of a specific definition of cultural tourism is considered to be hindering the development of coordinated policies for the development of this field. With tourism accounting for 5% of consumer spending and around 5% of jobs in the European Union, the importance of this economic sector...

Author(s)
Dumont, É.; Teller, J.; Cluzeau, C. O. du
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2005, No.231, pp 14-17

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