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A series of examples of good urban tourism management practice are presented, drawn from the UK, Australia, Europe, Asia, South Africa, the USA and Canada. Areas as diverse as the historic case of Venice to the gay nightlife of San Francisco reveal the opportunities that cities offer to tourists (a ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Managing tourism in cities: policy, process and practice., 1998, pp ix + 254 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines two potentially contradictory trends in tourism planning in cities: the emphasis on partnership and public participation. Public-private sector partnerships are part of the post-Fordist planning orthodoxy in the UK and involve a coalition of local and non-local agents and...

Author(s)
Bahaire, T.; Elliott-White, M.
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 1999, 2, 2/3, pp 243-276
Abstract

The strategies adopted by the UK's major provincial cities to create a distinctive image for their tourism product in a market already crowded with well-established brands are described. None of these cities have a signature building to rival the Leaning Tower of Pisa or Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum...

Author(s)
Nicholson, G.
Citation
Leisure Manager, 1999, 17, 11, pp 16-18
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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
Abstract

This article examines the core periphery relationship between the City of London and the neighbouring boroughs of Islington, Hackney, and Tower Hamlets. A case study is presented of the Cultural Quarters Programme of the City Fringe Partnership: an initiative recently launched by four local...

Author(s)
Shaw, S. J.; Macleod, N. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2000, 2, 3, pp 165-176
Abstract

The problems of defining tourism for official data collection are described. Using the example of London, the adopted definition of tourism, as pleasure and recreation, is shown to be wholly inadequate for measuring tourism in the UK. In so doing the paper highlights two areas for future research,...

Author(s)
Bull, P.; Church, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2001, 3, 2, pp 141-150
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban regeneration and Glasgow's galleries with particular reference to the Burrell Collection.

This case study focuses on the role of cultural tourism in urban regeneration in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The city's tourism strategy, which includes the promotion of Glasgow as a cultural destination and the development of cultural attractions as well as retail and conference markets, is discussed. ...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper studies young tourists' perception of danger within the urban holiday environment of London, England, UK. The study of perceived danger is important not only in its own right, but also because of the influence it may have on the use of leisure spaces and times. This research assesses...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 565-570
Abstract

Bradford was the first city in a "difficult area" in the UK to try to capitalise on tourism. This concept was introduced by Buckley and Witt in the 1980s using Bradford as an example. The article looks at how Bradford and its tourism policies have changed since their initial success in the 1980s....

Author(s)
Hope, C. A.; Klemm, M. S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 6, pp 629-635
Abstract

This paper demonstrates a field method for auditing and appraising the Urban environment which could lead to development of Destination Marketing Systems (DMS) for the City of Sheffield, UK. A spatial analysis identifies areas of 'enclave' business tourism in the City and the operations of...

Author(s)
Lewis, R. D.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2002: Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 97-104

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