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A framework is presented for understanding tourist behaviour within cities. Questionnaires distributed and completed within the Manchester Visitor Information Centre (n=146, UK) required respondents to view and select photographs of a number of city settings (n=30). The study identified the...

Author(s)
Middleton, M. C.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 163-172
Abstract

This paper examines the attitudes of local residents towards tourism and tourists, the nature of segmentation of local residents, and their spatial tactics for dealing with tourists and the issues on the increase in tourism consumption in the British city of Bath. A two-stage methodology was...

Author(s)
Coles, T.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 230-240
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The paper explores the factors of importance in mode of transport choice specific to overseas visitors in urban tourism destinations. Semi-structured interviews were conducted on 8 overseas visitors to the UK and 7 UK residents who had recently returned from business trip. The responses were coded...

Author(s)
Thompson, K.; Schofield, P.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 34-43
Abstract

This paper aims to identify the main behavioural patterns and benefits sought by young urban tourists. Data drawn from the international Pleasure Travel Market Surveys (n=1200, young international travellers 18-29 years old from the UK, Germany and France) were collected during 1996 and 1998. The...

Author(s)
Alzua-Sorzabal, A.; O'Leary, J. T.; Rodriguez, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 44-52
Abstract

This article takes the author's own nostalgic feelings for a now defunct theme park and translates these into an analysis of other people's tourism-related nostalgic experiences. In doing so, the article furthers discussion around nostalgia and memory within tourism and approaches new ground in the ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2015, 15, 2, pp 87-101
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125

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