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At football's 1992 European Championship Finals in Sweden, the 5000 Scottish fans ('The Tartan Army') attending, won the UEFA 'Fair Play' award for their friendly and sporting conduct. The award appears to be the culmination of a major 'change' in the international identity of the Scottish...

Author(s)
Giulianotti, R.
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 1995, 30, 2, pp 191-224
Abstract

This paper considers the imagery of Denmark held by visitors to Danish fine arts exhibitions in Scotland, UK. Quantitative and qualitative data were gathered from a sample of 400 and 380 visitors to the Flora Danica and the Two Centuries of Art and Craft in Denmark exhibitions respectively. It is...

Author(s)
Andersen, V.; Prentice, R.; Guerin, S.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1997, 18, 7, pp 453-464
Abstract

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
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Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

This volume brings together twelve of the papers given to the Fourteenth Seminar on Marginal Regions, which met in Scotland in the summer of 1997. The Seminar is a unique interdisciplinary group that meets every two years to discuss the common problems in rural development on the North Atlantic...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Local enterprise on the North Atlantic margin: selected contributions to the Fourteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions., 1999, pp x + 368 pp.
Abstract

Whale-watching tourists were surveyed to determine their opinion on whether they would visit, to go whale-watching, in a country conducting commercial whaling. The sample consisted of 271 tourists alighting from whale-watching vessels based in Tobermory, Isle of Mull, western Scotland, UK. 79% of...

Author(s)
Parsons, E. C. M.; Rawles, C.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2003, 6, 5, pp 444-448
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family-owned and -operated small hotels.

This chapter presents three case studies conducted in Sweden and Scotland, which demonstrate that family-owned hotels represent the quintessential family businesses in tourism and hospitality, in which the true character and strength of the family is reflected in the fortunes of the business. Case...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue aims to introduce the academic and professional community to examples of valuing public goods in tourism, and brings together 6 papers on this topic. The papers cover: the use of economic valuation to guide the management of outdoor recreation resources (national parks), with an...

Author(s)
Kriström, B.; Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 103-184
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s).

This chapter traces out the sets of practices that effect the creation of masculine subjects and objects in two tourist settings. It is argued that embodied performances in heritage tourist settings help to concretize and stabilize certain male identities. The Highland Games of Scotland and Viking ...

Author(s)
Knox, D.; Hannam, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i)...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Jansson, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book

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