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This paper reviews and highlights the tourism industry of the San Francisco Bay Area through the growing movement of gastronomic tourism. The factors that influence gastronomic tourism in the Bay Area include: the Slow Food Movement, localization versus globalization, agritourism, and urban...

Author(s)
Folendorf, A.; Johnson, C.; Ergul, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 90
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The existing literature suggests that travel distance is a crucial factor that determines tourism demand and tourist behavior. However, there are limited attempts to understand how tourists' travel distance shapes their experiences, and more specifically, their satisfaction in a destination. This...

Author(s)
Park SangWon; Yang Yang; Wang MingShu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 76, Part A, pp 261-270
Abstract

Wine tourism regions such as Napa face challenges in destination marketing and branding. The Napa Valley is a wine tourism destination that embodies dual identities as both a geographical location in the coastal northern region of California and a renowned brand that has become globally synonymous...

Author(s)
Neha Singh; Hsiung, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 4, pp 433-443
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Wine tourism has developed in Spain at a slower rate than elsewhere, because of a less successful destination management approach among other reasons. In this framework, it is relevant to identify and analyse successful wine tourism destinations worldwide, as their policy and governance practice...

Author(s)
Fernández Alonso, A.; Amo, L. H.; Vidal, J. A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 4, pp 793-805
Abstract

Starting from the hypothesis of an ordinary/extraordinary tension that drives the link between tourist places and non-tourist places, this paper discusses the issue of tourist spatial delimitations. To pinpoint these tourist spatial delimitations, this paper considers three types of discourses: the ...

Author(s)
Lucas, L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2019, 5, 1, pp 17-34
Abstract

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
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This research examines the historical phases of Route 66 as they relate to the chief motivating factors in travel and tourism (escape, cultural curiosity, spirituality, education, and social status), as well as literary themes of the road genre. Route 66 spanned nearly 2500 miles between Chicago,...

Author(s)
Carden, A. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 2, pp 51-61
Abstract

With the United Nations World Tourism Organization forecasting 2 billion international tourists by the 2030 there is something to consider. A volume of travel to such a scale means an opportunity to harness the tourism industry to bring people closer to Jesus. This exploratory paper begins an...

Author(s)
Holladay, P. J.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2018, 6, 3, pp 30-36
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Cover for Connecting urban to rural: can the San Francisco-Napa Valley relationship be facilitated in Pennsylvania?

This chapter explores a model from San Francisco and Napa Valley (California), which mixes the urban with the rural through wine tourism, and looks at the applicability of this model to another region in the state of Pennsylvania. First, the relationship between San Francisco and Napa Valley is...

Author(s)
Solano, A.; Proctor, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

As the final resting place of celebrities and notable public figures, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles has long served as a tourist attraction and a site of public memory. Unique among dark tourism sites, Hollywood Forever brings together the gravity of death and a celebratory sense of...

Author(s)
Levitt, L.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 20-25

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