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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

The rise of Hay-on-Wye (UK) as a "town of books" and of Stavanger (Norway) as a cultural centre are identified as two cases in which a single individual's entrepreneurial effort has profoundly influenced a destination's potential for development. These two cases are examined in detail through...

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Mattsson, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 4, pp 605-616
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 article considers the phenomenon of the TV detective tour, guided tours of the locations and settings of popular TV detective programs. What explains the growing popularity of these tours? The article proposes that the locations in question serve as physical points of reference to an imagined...

Author(s)
Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cultural Geographies, 2010, 17, 1, pp 37-52
Abstract

These proceedings examine cultural and event tourism. The proceedings consist of 13 articles. The first article considers a network-based stakeholder approach for marketing and managing community-run events and festivals between the Orta and Maggiore Lakes in Italy. The second article develops a...

Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 3/4, pp 239-500
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
Abstract

Hunting is a rural activity and attempts to influence it are often framed, in northern Europe, in terms of 'urban elites' seeking to impose their will on 'rural' cultures. Hunting cultures are the subject of this paper, but instead of focusing on their relationship with conservation, as most...

Author(s)
Watts, D.; Matilainen, A.; Kurki, S. P.; Keskinarkaus, S.; Hunter, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, 54, pp 255-265

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