Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.


Continuing to use  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

CABI Book Chapter

Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

Book cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.


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 6 (Page no: 91)

A social media approach to evaluating heritage destination perceptions: the case of Istanbul.

The purpose of the present phenomenological study is to determine visitors' interpretation of Istanbul's image as a heritage destination so as to strengthen the city's destination branding. In particular, it draws on TripAdvisor, an online network of travel consumers, in order to elicit visitors' reviews for evaluation. The study reveals that reviewers, even when sharing their experiences on a page explicitly related to culture and heritage, also acknowledge the importance of other place brand dimensions. The majority of additional comments are, in fact, particularly connected to the dimensions of people and governance, which further highlights the significance of place branding and management.

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: 4 (Page no: 63) Developing food tourism through collaborative efforts within the heritage tourism destination of Foça, Izmir. Author(s): Hatİpoglu, B. Aktan, V. Duzel, D. Kocabas, E. Sen, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 76) Heritage sporting events in territorial development. Author(s): Pinson, J.
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.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646770
  • Record Number
  • 20163173515