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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

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

In a competitive global tourism market, the creation and maintenance of national and regional images becomes crucial to the marketing process. As attraction visiting becomes a central element of everyday life, the role of attractions in image formation is also growing. This is the rationale behind...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 28-38
Abstract

Place attachment to protected areas has been associated with pro-environmental behaviour and visitor loyalty. It is therefore worth gaining insight into the factors that play a role in explaining attachment to nature-based tourism destinations. Various studies indirectly suggest that wildlife...

Author(s)
Folmer, A.; Haartsen, T.; Huigen, P. P. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2013, 12, 3, pp 131-145
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

Popular urban tourist destinations are attracting large numbers of both overnight visitors and excursionists. Since urban cities perform a multitude of functions, the space requirements of tourists can, at times, interfere with those of local users. This paper addresses the issue of disutilities of ...

Author(s)
Neuts, B.; Nijkamp, P.; Leeuwen, E. van
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 3, pp 649-670
Abstract

This study examined the motivations to visit concentration camp memorial sites in the Netherlands. Nine hundred and seventy-five Dutch respondents participated in a panel survey. The data were analysed by means of an exploratory factor analysis, to yield underlying motivational factors. The...

Author(s)
Isaac, R. K.; Nawijn, J.; Liempt, A. van; Gridnevskiy, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 7, pp 747-762
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Cover for The construction of destinations - symbolic meanings for destinations and visitors.

This chapter attempts to scrutinize the extent to which visitor destinations are contextualized for sustained success. In terms of the commodification process, three visitor destinations are then analysed in order to answer the following questions: What resources are these commodifications based...

Author(s)
Diepen, A. van; Ennen, E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht.

A case study on the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, Netherlands is presented. The analysis of the visitor market was carried out through a survey of 388 museum visitors between the last week of April and the first week of May 1997 . The steps toward a new marketing policy are discussed and issues ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994407)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article focuses on a review and discussion of personal legacy trails. A detailed analysis and reconstruction of tourism in the footsteps of Anne Frank and the management of the involved sites form the main case study here. The short life of Anne Frank in perilous times has attracted the...

Author(s)
Hartmann, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2017, 12, 5, pp 463-473

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