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Cover for Cultural tourism.

This book deals with the phenomena of cultural tourism within different global contexts, offering insight into contemporary research and case studies that in their cross-cutting themes consider different approaches to the management of cultural tourism within diverse cultural contexts. In providing ...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Morpeth, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to cultural tourism philosophy and management.

This chapter introduces conceptual, theoretical, policy and management dimensions of culture and presents various themes and critical discourses that underpin the chapters within this book. Sections discuss: the concept of culture; culture and tourism; engaging with cultural heritage; how culture...

Author(s)
Griffin, K. A.; Raj, R.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing heritage and cultural tourism resources.

This chapter explores a range of challenges and issues regarding the management of cultural and heritage tourism. These themes range from how the ownership of a site can influence its philosophy and mission, to a practical discussion of income streams. It then explores the challenges of...

Author(s)
Edwards, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of cultural tourism on host communities.

This chapter explores the various ways in which cultural tourism impacts on host communities. After initially defining the concept of community and its multifaceted elements, the chapter considers the problems associated with a range of impacts, including economic, environmental and socio-cultural, ...

Author(s)
Fernandes, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural tourism: issues and policies.

This chapter explores cultural tourism and its related policies, considering the distinctiveness and pervasiveness of the concept within contemporary society, and how different societies value, plan for and develop policies of this nature. The chapter recognizes the almost inevitable...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural sites and their management: co-creation of value or co-creation of experience?

This chapter applies different academic discourses to explore how producers and consumers of tourism might collaborate to co-create meanings, values and experiences related to cultural tourism. It is argued that while the tourism industry works on a goods-dominant logic, applying both service...

Author(s)
Majdoub, W.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mobile interpretation at cultural attractions: insights into users and non-users of audio-guides.

This chapter deals with interpretation of heritage attractions. More specifically, it looks at mobile interpretation techniques, discusses their pros and cons, and presents findings from a study on the use of audio-guides conducted at a major museum in Vienna. The findings show that the majority of ...

Author(s)
Bauer-Krösbacher, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reinventing British culture: multiculturalism, travel and cross-cultural comparisons.

This chapter provides important multi-cultural perspectives of culture that are intended to present a range of discourses on culture while also seeking to challenge the dominance of Eurocentric and 'white' perspectives of culture, which have become established as the bedrock on which cultural and...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Irish cultural tourism - case study of policy development.

This chapter highlights how over 300 historic houses and gardens in Ireland provide the focus for a cultural tourism experience, emphasizing the scope for visitors to engage in creative forms of tourism within these locations. In marketing these cultural locations for tourism, it is argued that...

Author(s)
Gorman, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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