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Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

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This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism destinations as tourism products, and the communication process involving the endogenous characterist...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 63)

Developing food tourism through collaborative efforts within the heritage tourism destination of Foça, Izmir.

Earth Market, one of many activities of the Slow Food Network, aims at providing taste education and knowledge on food production, and at preserving local traditions by bringing farmers, food producers and visitors together. The first Earth Market in Turkey was formed in Foça, Izmir by the Foça Zeytindalı Convivium. This chapter explores the extent to which the stakeholders have collaborated with the convivium in establishing and developing the Earth Market and food-based tourism. The participation intensity and frequency of stakeholders at different stages of the process displays the challenges of forming collaborations. Tourism planners need advice on how to stimulate public participation and collaboration among multiple stakeholders at the local level for sustainable tourism development, and this chapter demonstrates how a voluntary organization can manage this process.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 11) Does the culture of context matter in urban regeneration processes? Author(s): Lucia, M. della Trunfio, M. Go, F. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 22) Social memory and identity in the gentrifying neighbourhood of Tophane (Istanbul). Author(s): Schuitema, K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 41) Urban archaeology and community engagement: the Küçükyalı ArkeoPark in Istanbul. Author(s): Ricci, A. Yılmaz, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 76) Heritage sporting events in territorial development. Author(s): Pinson, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 91) A social media approach to evaluating heritage destination perceptions: the case of Istanbul. Author(s): Kladou, S. Mavragani, E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 105) Theoretical perspectives on World Heritage management: stewardship and stakeholders. Author(s): Lochrie, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 122) Cultural heritage, development, employment: territorial vocation as a rationalized myth. Author(s): Mastroberardino, P. Calabrese, G. Cortese, F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 142) Archaeological heritage and regional development in Portugal. Author(s): Man, A. de
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 154) The governance dynamics in Italian state museums. Author(s): Nigro, C. Iannuzzi, E. Petracca, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 169) Taking responsibility beyond heritage: the challenge of integral planning in the Cusco Valley, Peru. Author(s): Guix, M. Rodrigo, Z. Santomà, R. Vicens, X.

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