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This paper discusses Los Angeles as the best-known celluloid city in the world, and focuses particularly on the close relationship between its attractiveness for tourists and the film industry. For almost a century Los Angeles has exerted influence over the collective imagination as the mecca of...

Author(s)
Miani, F.
Publisher
University of Macerata, Fermo, Italy
Citation
Il Capitale Cultural: Studies on the Value of Cultural Heritage, 2016, No.Suppl. 4, pp 85-98
Abstract

What are the positive effects of the phenomenon of film-induced tourism? This is the question which we tried to answer by studying a rather unique case in the world of North American locations, namely the tourist attractiveness of places around the famous Magic Bus in the film Into the Wild. After...

Author(s)
Cirelli, C.; Nicosia, E.; Porto, C. M.
Publisher
University of Macerata, Fermo, Italy
Citation
Il Capitale Cultural: Studies on the Value of Cultural Heritage, 2016, No.Suppl. 4, pp 253-267
Abstract

"State of World's Forests" 2005 edition dealt with economic benefits from forests, focusing on non-traditional and traditional forest products. Definition of non-wood forest products by FAO is provided, and their importance for obtaining additional income through international trade in raw...

Author(s)
Bruschini, S.
Publisher
Compagnia delle Foreste, Arezzo, Italy
Citation
Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi, 2005, No.116, pp 37-39
Abstract

Established in 1948, the European Commission for Tourism (ECT) has 24 member countries which collaborate in promoting tourism to European destinations from overseas. Italy's contribution to this effort is noted. Different types of promotion are undertaken in different markets; these may be aimed at ...

Author(s)
Hollier, R.
Citation
QUADERNI DELL'ANIEST, 1990, No. 10, pp 75-80
Abstract

A case study of the history of Banff, a spa town in Alberta, Canada, is presented. Typically, a life cycle would pass through stages of exploration, involvement, development, consolidation, stagnation and decline or possible rejuvenation, perhaps following planned development. Factors affecting...

Author(s)
Minca, C.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1993, 28, 1/2, pp 33-58
Abstract

The article looks at the implications of developing a network of 'greenways' or rural routes in Italy as part of the development of rural tourism. The article defines a greenway as a route that is environmentally beneficial, and sees it has having the potential for a genuine planning revolution in...

Author(s)
Toccolini, A.
Publisher
Accademia dei Georgofili, Firenze, Italy
Citation
Georgofili, 2000, 47, Suppl. 1, pp 9-27
Abstract

A study was conducted in Italy to quantify and characterize recreational and tourist use of the Isafa di Trento forest in Italy. Criteria for selecting a population sample and the questionnaire design are described. Results compiled for recreational use of Italian forests, including data on...

Author(s)
Scrinzi, G.; Tosi, V.; Agatea, P.; Flamminj, T.
Citation
Genio Rurale, 1996, 59, 3, pp 51-76
Abstract

Historically, parks have had themes such as zoology or botany and have been places, usually green and leafy, for leisure and recreation. The modern theme park, however, has a much more commercial basis and so is situated where it can attract many visitors. These parks are more popular in the USA...

Author(s)
Merlo, L.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1989, 24, 1/2, pp 47-54
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Scientific experts on tourism meet from time to time and discuss topics such as the appropriate form of higher education for the industry. The article sums up the results of 20 years of such conferences and the present situation in Italy in order to determine what is still to be done and how best...

Author(s)
Sessa, A.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1990, 25, 1/2, pp 35-52
Abstract

A cross-fertilization process has developed between music and television in the USA, due to the enormous success of music video. The return of young people to television as a principal source of entertainment is a consequence of the sudden unexpected decline in electronic games. The sale of all...

Author(s)
Lucentini, M.
Citation
Spettacolo, 1984, 34, 3-4, pp 191-195

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