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The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
Abstract

With the growth in the opportunities for amateur athletes to take part in competitive events it is becoming apparent that there is a need to separate active sport tourists into two types: non-event (e.g. golf, skiing) and event. Active event sport tourism constitutes travel to take part in various...

Author(s)
Kaplanidou, K.; Gibson, H. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2010, 15, 2, pp 163-179
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

In recent years, studies on intangible cultural heritage (ICH) have substantially increased as the subject has received extensive attention from scholars. This study collected all the papers (249) on ICH from the Web of Science (WoS) core database. CiteSpace analysis software was used for the...

Author(s)
Su XinWei; Li Xi; Kang YanXin
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
SAGE Open, 2019, 9, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The second part of this special issue (six articles) focuses on the benefits and outcomes of nature sport participation through selected case studies. For example, this collection of papers highlights the meaningful and challenging experiences of participants across numerous activities, ranging...

Author(s)
Melo, R.; Rheenen, D. van; Gammon, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2020, 23, 2, pp 133-263
Abstract

The public sector has long been the provider of special events with the requirements for public assembly, and, in recent years, community events such as those related to the Millennium and the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations have increased the involvement of the local government. Events have...

Author(s)
Pugh, C.; Wood, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 61-71
Abstract

The rise to prominence in recent years of black sportsmen and women in UK society is pre-dated and is to some extent pre-figured by the American experience. The article reviews the experience of black participation in sport in America from the early 1860s. In Britain there has never been a period...

Author(s)
Parry, J; Parry, M.
Publisher
Falmer Press, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Sport, racism and ethnicity., 1991, pp 150-174

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