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This article describes how the growing financial cost of heritage conservation combined with a recognition of the important role of cultural heritage in the Dutch tourism product has subsequently stimulated the promotion and development of cultural tourism by cultural and tourism policy-makers...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 233-247
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.
Full TextCABI Book Info
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
Abstract

The article explores the nature of heritage attractions and the special provisions that are required to accommodate visitors to heritage sites. It discusses the need for product development and interpretation facilities for sites, which is based upon a story-line approach. It deals with the...

Author(s)
Schouten, F.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2002, 50, 3, pp 283-291
Abstract

Utilizing the information gathered in 4 European cities (Lisbon, Rotterdam, Turin, and Lyon), this paper discusses and tests a framework of reference for visitor-friendliness, a complex concept that encapsulates the main dimensions of the urban tourism product such as its quality, accessibility and ...

Author(s)
Russo, A. P.; Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2002, 23, 6, pp 631-637
Abstract

Most cities in ASEAN countries have various annual events, especially cultural events. However, there are limited events that are held to raise a city's attractiveness in order to improve the quality of life in the city. Learning from Rotterdam (Netherlands), this paper highlights some interesting...

Author(s)
Frederika, M.
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 2, 2, pp 148-158
Abstract

This chapter traces the development of an authenticating process for souvenirs, namely delftware in Holland. These expensive certified products, originally produced in China, have come to present Dutch identity for overseas visitors and expatriates, whilst Dutch nationals have long ago stopped...

Author(s)
Schouten, F.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in a changing world: politics, participation and (Re)presentation, 2006, pp 191-202
Abstract

This dossier of articles considers the tourism value of 'theme years'. Theme years can be an opportunity to rediscover and celebrate the life of someone who may not have been recognized in their own lifetime. They can provide communities with a sense of unity, and they can also provide the impetus...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2006, No.239, pp 13-35
Abstract

This article examines the windmills in Netherlands. Two face-to-face unstructured in-depth interviews with a former windmill association president had set the ground for a telephone survey to collect information from managers of 100 randomly selected windmills. Information about (a) windmill...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 493-498
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blurring boundaries in cultural tourism research.

This chapter explores potential new ways of researching cultural tourism. Case studies were conducted on the following research methods: use of websites in IKEA, Netherlands; use of geo-tracking in Ipoki, Spain; use of public space in the New Zealand Travel Cafe in Tokyo, Japan; use of experience...

Author(s)
Binkhorst, E.; Dekker, T. den; Melkert, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter

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