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This chapter describes how an essential element of the development of cultural tourism in Belgium is the historical consciousness of the Belgian people. Their remarkable interest in and knowledge of the country's heritage is to be attributed to the age-long struggle their ancestors had to wage...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 109-126
Abstract

This chapter explains why the level of cultural tourism development and promotion varies considerably from one part of Germany to another. The decentralized nature of the German political system means that the development of cultural tourism is left effectively to the individual Länder. It...

Author(s)
Roth, P.; Langemeyer, A.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 165-181
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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 The Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht.

A case study on the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, Netherlands is presented. The analysis of the visitor market was carried out through a survey of 388 museum visitors between the last week of April and the first week of May 1997 . The steps toward a new marketing policy are discussed and issues ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clonmacnoise: a monastic site, burial ground and tourist attraction.

A case study of Clonmacnoise, a cultural tourism attraction in the Midland East region of Ireland, is presented. The site's history, religious significance, and management are discussed. An overview of the cultural tourism market in Ireland is presented. The findings of the 1997 European...

Author(s)
McGettigan, F.; Burns, K.
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
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Cover for The Budapest Spring Festival: a festival for Hungarians?

This paper briefly introduces the history and development of the Budapest Spring Festival (BSF) in Hungary. The visitor market of the BSF as a cultural attraction is then analysed based on the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) surveys conducted in Budapest in 1997. A...

Author(s)
Puczkó, L.; Rátz, T.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper presents an empirical exploration of the attraction system model, based on a survey of over 6000 tourists to cultural attractions. The results provide strong support both for the general structure of the model and for the idea that tourists are "pushed" towards attractions by their...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 4, pp 1048-1064

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