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Tourism in the new Europe: the challenges and opportunities of EU enlargement.

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This book addresses European tourism within the framework of an enlarged European Union of 25 members. It looks at the substantial reorientation of the organizational framework of European tourism and its profound implications for future structural and geographical patterns of development. Providing a series of thematic evaluations of relationships between tourism and EU enlargement, this book inc...

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Chapter 21 (Page no: 288)

Croatia in the new Europe: culture versus conformity.

This chapter addresses the most critical issues and implications of EU enlargement for Croatian tourism over the next decade. The first part of the chapter gives a structuralist account of likely and future tourism development. The second part deconstructs the economic (mostly statistical) generalizations in an attempt to unravel the complexity of culture and values that shape tourism processes 'on the ground'. Facing the prospect of joining the EU in 2007, which basically requires conformity to EU governance and economic and social reorganizations, it is argued that the issue of local values, traditions, attitudes and practices is critical.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 20) Tourism and the European Union. Author(s): Anastasiadou, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 32) Enlargement implications for European tourism. Author(s): Smith, M. Hall, D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 44) Tourism and the new Europe: views from beyond Europe. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 52) Tourism education in the new Europe. Author(s): Richards, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Tourism and EU enlargement: a Central European perspective. Author(s): Jordan, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) Slovenia: new challenges in enhancing the value of the tourism destination brand. Author(s): Konečnik, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 92) Slovakia: EU accession and cross-border travel. Author(s): Baláž, V.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 104) Tourism in the Czech Republic. Author(s): Királ'ová, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 116) Product development and diversification in Hungary. Author(s): Puczkó, L. Rátz, T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 127) Tourism in Poland: changes in policy, management and education. Author(s): Marciszewska, B.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 139) The Baltics' accession: Finnish perspectives. Author(s): Komppula, R. Peltonen, A. Ylkänen, T. Kokkila, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 154) Estonia - switching unions: impacts of EU membership on tourism development. Author(s): Jarvis, J. Kallas, P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 170) Latvia tourism: decisive factors and tourism development. Author(s): Druva-Druvaskalne, I. Ābols, I. Šļara, A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 183) Lithuania: sustainable rural tourism development in the Baltic Coastal Region. Author(s): Armaitienė, A. Povilanskas, R. Jones, E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 199) The Mediterranean enlargement: an overview. Author(s): Alipour, H. Hall, D.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 213) Malta: re-imaging the Mediterranean destination. Author(s): Theuma, N.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 224) Cyprus: building bridges in the borderlands of the new Europe. Author(s): Scott, J. Topcan, L.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 241) Tourism in Bulgaria. Author(s): Bachvarov, M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 256) Romania: national identity, tourism promotion and European integration. Author(s): Light, D.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 270) Turkey: EU membership implications for sustainable tourism development. Author(s): Tosun, C. Fletcher, J. Fyall, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 305) Summary and conclusions. Author(s): Smith, M. Hall, D.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Socio-Spatial Analysis, Wageningen University, Hollandseweg 1, 6707 KN Wageningen, Netherlands.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931179
  • Record Number
  • 20063172812