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Increasing awareness of the heritage value of city landscapes and the need for their conservation has developed simultaneously with the growth in importance of tourism, not least as an economic support for many cities. There is a pressing need to relate the conservation of urban forms to changing...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.; Tunbridge, J.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourist-historic city., 1990, pp 283pp.
Abstract

On 7 and 8 November 1988 a European conference on 'Museums and the disabled' was held at UNESCO House in Paris, France. Organized by the Foundation de France, in collaboration with various other bodies, this conference brought together speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds to discuss the...

Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Museums without barriers: a new deal for disabled people., 1991, pp 214pp.
Abstract

This book is concerned with two main aspects of travel geography: first, the world's geographical resource base, and, second, the spatial patterns of world tourist activity. The book illustrates the world distribution of natural and manmade tourist resources and provides an understanding of the...

Author(s)
Burton, R.
Publisher
Pitman Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Travel geography., 1995, Ed. 2, pp xiii + 514pp.
Abstract

A basic understanding is presented of the nature, structure and organization of the tourist industry. Seventeen chapters provide a detailed examination of various issues. It examines the role of tourism in the economic development of a country and explores the relationship between public and...

Author(s)
Holloway, J. C.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
The business of tourism., 1998, Ed. 5, pp xii + 350 pp.
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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

This book provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles undelying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. Case studies from around the world are used to...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism, 2001, Ed.3, pp 389 pp.
Abstract

This book examines every aspect of the relationship between tourism and large cities, covering such issues as why tourists visit cities, why cities want tourists, how cities make tourism happen, and how tourism impacts on cities and their inhabitants. It incorporates theoretical insights while also ...

Author(s)
Law, C. M.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Urban tourism: the visitor economy and the growth of large cities, 2002, Ed. 2, pp xi + 217 pp.
Abstract

This book focuses on the ideas in anthropology, sociology, and geography on performance, invented traditions, constructed places, and travelling cultures. Case studies are drawn from diverse types of tourism and destinations focused around North America, Europe, and Australasia. The contradictory,...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.; Crang, M.
Publisher
Berghahn Books, New York, USA
Citation
Tourism: between place and performance, 2002, pp 246 pp.
Abstract

The title seminar was organized in the framework of the 43rd Meeting of the World Tourism Organization Commission for Europe. It addressed the issue of tourism in urban areas of Europe. This book includes a selection of presentations submitted to the seminar, covering subjects such as: economic and ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The future of city tourism in Europe, Coimbra, Portugal, 19-20 May, 2005, 2006, pp 129 pp.
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Cover for Disappearing destinations: Climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism.

This book with two key parts discusses threats and consequences of climate predictions on coastal tourism destinations. Chapters 1 to 7 explore the theoretical and contextual frameworks of climate change processes and their general relationship with coastal tourism destinations. Such concepts for...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book

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