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Despite a busy lifestyle - or perhaps as a result of a stressful lifestyle - more people than ever before make leisure trips, sometimes for a long time but in many cases just for short periods. Modern telecommunication technology brings attractive tourist destinations directly into the living rooms ...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. S. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2011, 14, 3/4, pp 262-289
Abstract

Heritage is "culture and landscape that are cared for by the community and passed on to the future to serve people's need for a sense of identity and belonging" (Merriman, 1991, p. 8). For its uniqueness and rootedness, it represents one of the most important resources destination stakeholders can...

Author(s)
Mele, E.; Cantoni, L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 175-183
Abstract

Tourism is on a rising curve from both policy and research perspectives. This paper presents new research advances on individual tourist behaviour and motives, with particular reference to the role of e-services in cultural heritage tourism. An innovative tool adopted here is (spatial)...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 361-384
Abstract

The ISAAC project has generated a wealth of new insights on cultural tourism. Particular attention has been paid to the strategic and operational importance of e-services in various European cities. The present paper brings together empirical insights from two angles, viz the supply and demand...

Author(s)
Nijkamp, P.; Bruinsma, F.; Kourtit, K.; Leeuwen, E. van
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2009, 12, 2/4, pp 290-302
Abstract

Existing research on historic hotels has identified their role as key projections of community ideals and place identities, as 'hip'/creative business ventures and as dark tourism sites of 'darkness', difficulties and dissonances. However, there has been less discussion on what happens when these...

Author(s)
Ong ChinEe; Minca, C.; Felder, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2015, 10, 2, pp 167-183
Abstract

This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to utilise commodification for the conservation and promotion of cultural heritage in cities by developing interpretative strategies, specifically enabling access to intangible cultural heritage through its tangible parts. Design/methodology/approach - In...

Author(s)
Mitsche, N.; Vogt, F.; Knox, D.; Cooper, I.; Lombardi, P.; Ciaffi, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 7, 1, pp 68-77
Abstract

Recently, attempts have been made to clarify tourist behaviour related to heritage settings by highlighting the importance of the perception of the site. In this study, possible links between visitors' perception of a site as part of their own heritage and their classifications of the heritage...

Author(s)
Poria, Y.; Biran, A.; Reichel, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2006, 1, 2, pp 121-132
Abstract

This chapter examines the Tulip Time phenomenon as the evolving manifestation of Dutch diasporic culture by first exploring how diasporic cultures change; Holland (Michigan, USA) as the diasporic setting; and finally, the critical issues surrounding Tulip Time's development and evolution to meet...

Author(s)
Che, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, diasporas and space, 2004, pp 261-278
Full TextCABI Book Info
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 0851994407)
Type
Book

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