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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

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

Individuals in the creative sector often pursue the idea of the location-independent style of living and working (Müller, A. 2016. The digital nomad: Buzzword or research category? Transnational Social Review, 6(3), 344-348). Digital nomads represent a modern "knowmad" society (Moravec, J. W. 2013. ...

Author(s)
Orel, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2019, 61, 3, pp 215-227
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
Abstract

In a relatively short period of time, the museum cluster has become a key element of the tourism sector and an important contributor to the urban economy. In their competition to attract visitors, residents, and businesses, more and more cities are profiling themselves as a Cultural City, an...

Author(s)
Aalst, I. van; Boogaarts, I.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European Urban and Regional Studies, 2002, 9, 3, pp 195-209
Abstract

The Contact Hypothesis suggests that contact between people of different cultural backgrounds may result in positive and negative outcomes. As people are more likely to develop social contact with their own national group, or those with a similar background, it was posited that Dutch hosts were...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2011, 11, 1, pp 73-89
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This paper discusses the use of in-depth focus groups to assess residents, tourists and other stakeholders' preferences for e-services that would enhance access to cultural heritage in Amsterdam, Leipzig, and Genoa. Several e-services are mentioned, and in particular the integration of eservices in ...

Author(s)
Strielkowski, W.; Riganti, P.; Wang Jing
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2012, 7, 1, pp 41-59

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