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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...

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

Cultural tourism behaviour and destination preference were analysed for 19 European capital cities, utilizing the level of participation in cultural activities (participation) and the level of enjoyment of those cultural activities (attractiveness). A latent class model with three classes described ...

Author(s)
Ark, L. A. van der; Richards, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 6, pp 1408-1413