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Europe's cultural resources are recognized as an important motivator of tourism, providing a valuable source of revenue. The conservation and restoration of important urban buildings and of rural architecture is desirable as it can lead to job creation, the provision of accommodation, and the...

Author(s)
Mirabile, F.
Citation
Rivista di Studi Politici Internazionali, 1984, No. 202, pp 214-230
Abstract

The 18th century witnessed a substantial increase in the number of British people travelling abroad for pleasure. The Grand Tour usually encompassed France, Italy and Switzerland and sometimes other countries. An analysis is made of the motives, purposes, activities and achievements of those who...

Author(s)
Black, J.
Publisher
Croom Helm, London, UK
Citation
The British and the Grand Tour., 1985, pp 273pp.
Abstract

Tourists today visit not only the classical historic buildings of a region including its castles and churches, but are increasingly interested in historic monuments, objects, archaeological sites and buildings which are the remains of a previous technological or industrial era and have been perhaps ...

Author(s)
Pinard, J.
Citation
Problemy Turystyki, 1987, 10, 1, pp 62-72
Abstract

Proposals for cultural itineraries for tourists have been made by both the EC and national organizations over the last 15 years, but have not had concrete results due to the complexity of Italian organization of tourism, the fragmentation of decision-making and rivalries between regions, in...

Author(s)
Raimondo Misiani, C. di
Citation
Politica del Turismo, 1988, 5, 1, pp 59-64
Abstract

To some extent the development of cultural tourism may provide a mechanism for re-directing tourism investment back into declining (or declined) resorts and tourist areas. This would be sensible, as some of the tourism infrastructure is still there and under-used. But cultural tourism is more...

Author(s)
Kilday, A.
Citation
Recreatie Reeks, 1989, No. 6, pp 12pp.
Abstract

Today, Europe receives more than 60% of the world's tourist arrivals, however, with the opening up of Eastern Europe and the beginnings of considerable investment in the tourism sector there, Europe's dominance will be challenged. In the light of this growing competition, it is suggested that...

Author(s)
Dromard, C.
Citation
Espaces (Paris), 1989, No. 100, pp 58-59
Abstract

The conference, which took place in Barcelona in 1990, brought together representatives from the various fields of tourism in Europe, as well as from national organizations, ministries and European institutions, to discuss the theme of tourism in the EC. The proceedings, comprising a number of...

Author(s)
Figueras i Bassols, J. M. (et al.)
Publisher
Cámara Oficial de Comercio, Industria y Navegación de Barcelona., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
El turismo sin fronteras en la Comunidad Europea, jornadas internacionales, 8-9/X/1990, Barcelona, España., 1990, pp 255pp.
Abstract

The pilgrims' routes to Santiago de Compostella in Spain contributed greatly to the development of art and culture both in Spain and in other European countries, such as France, as it brought together people from different races and cultures. The article offers a study of the development of art and ...

Author(s)
Mariñas Otero, E. J.
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 1990, No. 106, pp 29-42
Abstract

Cultural tourism has made a considerable breakthrough in the tourism market in Quebec, Canada and its importance continues to increase as the number of museums expands. 1992, which marks the 350th anniversary of the foundation of Montreal, represents a particularly important milestone as an...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1992, 11, 2, pp 44pp.
Abstract

A total of 56 European projects have been approved and initiated within the framework of the EC's proposals for 'Rural and Cultural Tourism'. Criteria for the selection of the rural tourism projects are based on the promotion of transnational cooperation and the exchange of information through the...

Citation
Natour, 1992, No. 11, pp 6-9

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