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This chapter identifies the unique place that cultural tourism plays in Irish life and the place that Irish cultural tourism plays in Europe and the world at large. Significant growth has taken place over the past decade in the number of tourists, particularly those interested in cultural tourism....

Author(s)
O'Donnchadha, G.; O'Connor, B.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 197-214
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
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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 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

This paper provides background information and associated definitions concerning international cultural and heritage tourism, and describes various aspects of this sector, including its management and impacts, market profile (as of 2004), the accommodation of cultural/heritage tourists, their...

Author(s)
Hammond, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.20, pp 1-61
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Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book
Abstract

King Chulalongkorn of Siam visited Europe in 1897. While the trip had political purposes, in several ways it reflected a model of Grand Tourism and, like virtually all tourism, had impacts on the economic and social environments of the places visited. In this case the more interesting, substantial, ...

Author(s)
Leiper, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2008, 8, 3, pp 169-181
Abstract

"Mega-events" describe happenings of international importance and high profile which have a major impact on the image of the host city. These events supply prestige to the host cities, and afford a profile related with the welcomed activities, and a important tourism potential. If mega events are...

Author(s)
Pratas, J.; Brito, P. Q.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 695-706
Abstract

Hotspots of traditional cultural landscapes in Europe can be found in locations which meet a specific set of characteristics. These characteristics were defined in a study based on literature review, content analysis and two case studies conducted in peripheral regions of Europe. The preconditions...

Author(s)
Solymosi, K.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Landscape Research, 2011, 36, 1, pp 3-18

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