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Cover for Planning for tourism in a post-industrial society - a national case study from the UK (RMP).

This chapter deals with UK tourism planning, focusing on the case of London. London tourism is looked at in two time periods: in the 1970s and 1980s when the official tourist system was being shaped, and problems and needs defined; and in 2008, at a stage of development and change when sustainable...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Subregional resource conservation planning: the Firth of Clyde 1970 - the first new European strategy for integrated leisure and tourism development.

This chapter presents the case of the planning initiative for the Firth of Clyde (Scotland, UK) in 1970 that created an opportunity to look at the development of a regional strategy for resource conservation and leisure and tourism development. This planning initiative involved a radical look at...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to UK upland planning for countryside conservation, recreation and tourism.

This chapter focuses on countryside conservation, recreation and tourism planning in the UK, highlighting the cases of the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park and the Tarka Project in Devon. Despite essential differences in scale and purpose, these two English case studies...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-industrial regional tourism planning: the South Wales valleys - strategy for development and conservation in the 1980s.

This chapter evaluates regional tourism and conservation planning in the South Wales Valleys in the 1980s. It is indicated that the absence of a Regional Authority, and the diminishing development role of the Wales Tourist Board, led to a continuing myopic role of the competing, small-scale and...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Planning the coastline: England and Wales 1960-1970.

This chapter looks at the process of coastal planning research and implementation that evolved in England and Wales in the period 1960-70. The recommendations of the 1970 coastal plans for England and Wales with respect to tourism and recreation, among others, are highlighted.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Edinburgh: post-war urban planning and conservation in a World Heritage City.

This chapter looks at the city of Edinburgh's heritage resources and evaluates the post-war urban planning, heritage conservation planning, and tourism planning for the city. Edinburgh is an optimistic case study - for in tourism planning, the national and regional institutional mechanisms that...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban event tourism: Edinburgh - the festivals and many 'Tourisms'.

This chapter looks at the city of Edinburgh's tourist attractions, visitor patterns, and festivals. Examined in particular is the Fringe festival, which includes a mix of drama, dance, comedy and street theatre. Of all the Edinburgh festivals, the Fringe is a world model, and world leader in terms...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-industrial urban centre landscape transformation: central Birmingham (UK) as a test case 1960-2010.

This chapter describes the various strategies that were employed as part of a complex process of transformation of the physical infrastructure and associated building superstructure of central Birmingham to create an urban environment of great quality, in which inherited resources (both natural and ...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Historic sites: case studies of three battlefields.

This chapter presents three case studies of battlefield sites: Gettysburg, Virginia, USA; Culloden, Scotland, UK; and Waterloo, Belgium. Heritage interpretation and management at these sites are evaluated.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beaulieu, UK: recycling an historic private estate as a major tourist attraction.

This chapter looks at the development of the historic Beaulieu Estate in Hampshire (England, UK) into a museum complex. The Beaulieu story is one of innovation, market response and then of a series of responsive strategies, until an imaginative, expensive, long-term plan, combining a skillful...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter