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Cover for Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

This chapter outlines the historical and modern development of religious pilgrimage routes and trails that have for centuries led pilgrims from Central Europe and Scandinavia to Jerusalem. Based on a detailed inventory and evaluation of sacral buildings, as well as an analysis of source materials...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In conclusion.

This chapter summarizes the book's contributions on the numerous facets of the tourism-geopolitics nexus in Central and Eastern Europe. A wide range of themes and frameworks for further research are identified.

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, mobilities and the geopolitics of erasure.

This chapter examines how tourists have sought to disengage from the events of the migrant crisis by finding ways to avoid the spaces of the migrant, leading to the geopolitics of erasure. The chapter is organized as follows. First, it reviews some aspects of tourism and critical geopolitics. Next, ...

Author(s)
Hannam, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heroes or 'others'? A geopolitics of international footballer mobility.

This chapter explores, from a largely Polish perspective, some of the geopolitical dimensions and tensions of elite footballer mobilities. The chapter draws on the concepts of core-periphery relationships and semi-colonialism to address the nature and significance of asymmetrical flows from...

Author(s)
Trzepacz, P.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The geopolitics of low-cost carriers in Central and Eastern Europe.

In this chapter, the expansion of low-cost carriers (LCCs) into Central and Eastern Europe and the political and economic power they can wield are examined, along with a discussion of some of the consequences of these developments, not least the impact on tourism and related mobilities. The...

Author(s)
Pijet-Migoń, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of pioneering tour companies.

Focusing on the UK travel firm Regent Holidays, this chapter exemplifies some of the geopolitics behind the role of a select few Western tour companies who, operating on the periphery of business logic, managed to open doors into Central and Eastern Europe and influence Western tourists'...

Author(s)
Taylor, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New consumption spaces and cross-border mobilities.

This chapter focuses on consumption practices that have incorporated the crossing of national borders into the everyday lives of local ('near-border') communities. Such practices have changed comprehensively in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since the late 1980s. Employing examples from Hungary...

Author(s)
Nagy, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The expansion of international hotel groups into central and eastern Europe after 1989 - strategic couplings and local responses.

This chapter combines the lens of geopolitics with the concepts of strategic coupling and path dependence to explain the inability of regional and local institutions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to facilitate adequately the expansion of international hotel groups into the CEE region in the...

Author(s)
Niewiadomski, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in the geopolitical construction of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

This chapter sketches classical geopolitical (de)constructions of CEE and the role of tourism as a reflection of changing ideological environments. It looks at Cold War geopolitics and state socialist tourism, as well as the post-communist transformation.

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and geopolitics: issues and concepts from Central and Eastern Europe.

This book examines the many relationships between tourism and geopolitics, with a focus on experiences drawn from Central and Eastern Europe. The main sections of the book pursue the overlapping and interrelated themes of: (1) reconfiguring conceptions and reality, where tourism is set within...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book

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