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Community tourism is where the tourist becomes part-owner of a house in an historically interesting village or community and thereby establishes some type of residential right. Opportunities are thus provided for participation in the local cultural life of the area such as the village's traditional ...

Author(s)
Grahn, P.
Citation
Stipendierapport, Sveriges Turistrǻd, 1987, No. 8, pp 40pp.
Abstract

The former Lövsta iron works, manor and village in Sweden are becoming a centre for cultural tourism. There is a museum, a library and a church where concerts are held. The only way the iron works can survive is through an increase in tourism but discussion is needed on how this can be achieved. It ...

Author(s)
Nordin, T.
Citation
Kulturrǻdet, Statens Kulturrǻd Informerar, 1990, No. 5, pp 7-12
Abstract

The history of tour leadership and current research on the subject are first reviewed. The various types of tour leaders and museum guides and their importance within cultural tourism are examined. The types, qualifications and training of museum guides in Finland, France, Greece Iceland, Italy,...

Author(s)
Schmeer-Sturm, M. L.
Publisher
Europäisches Tourismus Institut GmbH, Trier, Germany
Citation
Kulturtourismus in Europa: Wachstum ohne Grenzen?., 1993, pp 185-211
Abstract

This chapter provides data on the size and composition of the infrastructure and superstructure of cultural tourism in Denmark, to illustrate the priority which Danish society has been giving to culture in general and, thus, the changes in available cultural tourism supply. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 127-145
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.
Abstract

The article examines the concept and main characteristics of the European Cultural Itineraries (ECI) Project, supported by the Council of Europe and other international organizations and countries. The project is specifically aimed at fostering a European identity and a sense of community spirit,...

Author(s)
Hitrec, T.
Citation
Turizam, 1996, 44, 3, pp 47-60
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.
Abstract

A comparison is presented of the core elements in the food cultures of Denmark and Italy to illustrate the effects of these cultures on the quality of food for tourists. Particularly in Denmark, food production is a major economic activity, and the power of the agricultural and food processing...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Corigliano, M. A.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 2, 4, pp 281-293
Abstract

A study examining how Scandanavians' propensity to engage in cultural tourism during their vacation was influenced by certain aspects of their everday life is presented. A total of 2545 individuals aged 16 and over completed a self-administered questionnaire in Denmark, 2241 in Sweden and 2298 in...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Sainte-Foy, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2000, 23, 1, pp 217-234
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine how tourists behave and their pre-trip image of Finland from a sample survey (n=366) of the new middle class in St. Petersburg and Vsevolzhski, Russia [date not given]. Using SPSS statistical program, the results indicated that respondents' image of Finland is not ...

Author(s)
Suvilehto, K.; Borg, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 500-503

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