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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 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

This special issue examines the socio-cultural, environmental, developmental and technological dimensions of festivals and events. This issue consists of nine articles. The first article examines a comprehensive research agenda for key festivals in Edinburgh, based on published articles, existing...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Robertson, M.; Ali-Knight, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 1-98
Abstract

This publication, consisting of 19 papers, is the outcome of a workshop on cultural heritage and tourism. The collection touches upon several dimensions of the nexus between cultural heritage and tourism, by offering accounts from countries around the world. From multiple perspectives, contributors ...

Author(s)
Rabbiosi, C.; Giovanardi, M.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2017, 8, 7, pp i-vi, 1-309
Abstract

This study provides preliminary empirical insight into the contemporary tourist phenomenon of sightrunning. This combined offering simultaneously concurs with and evades theoretical perspectives of hybrid tourists, sport tourism, cultural tourism and urban tourism, favouring examination of such...

Author(s)
Kolar, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 400-408

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