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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
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Cover for Visual methodologies and photographic practices: encounters with Hadrian's Wall world heritage site.

This chapter discusses a typology of photographic approaches and practices that has been constructed as a result of this study. Owing to the individual and changing nature of experience, it is argued that a typology of tourists should not be created. This research, however, looks at how people...

Author(s)
Bell, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tales from the field: video and its potential for creating cultural tourism knowledge.

This chapter promotes innovative qualitative approaches in general and the use of visual methods in particular within cultural tourism research. It does this because a great number of cultural tourism researchers seem to have long had a preference for quantitative rather than qualitative research...

Author(s)
Rakić, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rematerializing tourism research through visual ethnography.

This chapter discusses how visual ethnography can help understand the significance of material culture within tourism. It analyses two videos of tourists shopping for souvenirs in a curio market in Swaziland (Southern Africa). These videos evoke 'how all types of material, intangible, spoken and...

Author(s)
Ramsay, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural tourism research methods.

This book discusses various quantitative and qualitative methods in cultural tourism research. The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique,...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book
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Cover for The use of visual products in relation to time-space behaviour of cultural tourists.

This chapter shows the relevance of time-space behaviour when trying to understand the behaviour, motivations and the experience of cultural tourists within the city of Breda in the Netherlands.

Author(s)
Barten, C.; Isaac, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of the book entitled "Tourism and Visual Culture", and how it is organized. This book examines detailed methodological examples of visual concepts and their use in value in advancing knowledge and understanding of tourism beyond business and...

Author(s)
Burns, P. M.; Lester, J. A.; Bibbings, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter

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