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Cover for Music, money and movement.

This chapter focuses on the global role of performed music as a cultural resource that has historically adapted to new geographical locations, assimilating the cultural and musical nuances of that location. It explores the community dynamic and relationships within performed music and its patterns...

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Re-enactment as an aspect of cultural tourism.

This chapter sets an Irish cultural context as backdrop for the development of cultural tourism, illustrating this by focusing on re-enactment to enliven cultural festivals and sites. The chapter specifically uses the example of the twin Midwest towns Ballina and Killaloe on the banks of the...

Author(s)
Griffin, B.; Ging, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The London 2012 Olympic Games: the cultural tourist as a pillar of sustainability.

This chapter highlights the global scope that the Olympics has, not just in sporting terms but also in its capacity for cultural exchange. The chapter presents a treatise on the emergence of possible Olympic hosting in 'the east' and the cultural significance for the event travelling beyond a...

Author(s)
Russell, K. A.; O'Connor, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflection on the constituent elements of cultural tourism: theatre festivals. A case study of Temporada Alta (Girona, Spain).

This chapter emphasizes that the relationship between theatre festivals and tourism is consistent with the way that festivals in general are used as a way of attracting tourists to a destination. In initially reviewing the general qualities of festivals, not least their capacity to enhance a...

Author(s)
Vidal-Casellas, D.; Crous-Costa, N.; Oliveras-Schwarz, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban regeneration and cultural development of Girona.

This chapter uses the specific context of Girona (Spain) and its urban recovery plan which stretches over four decades, to map out a descriptive overview of the chronology of restoration and preservation of historic and heritage sites. Embedded within this descriptive overview is the theme of...

Author(s)
Crous-Costa, N.; Vidal-Casellas, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing heritage and cultural tourism resources in Dubrovnik.

This chapter focuses on the UNESCO World Heritage city of Dubrovnik (Croatia) as an example of an urban cultural tourism development. In promoting the application of a sustainable development model for the better management of cultural sites, incorporating the views of local people is advocated. It ...

Author(s)
Pavlic, I.; Raguž, I. V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Network of Hungarian rural heritage farmhouses.

This chapter presents an example of built, natural, tangible and intangible cultural preservation using the indispensable contribution of tourism. The chapter specifically reports on a rural research project that focuses on a network of over 400 heritage buildings throughout Hungary. In addition...

Author(s)
Bassa, L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cultural tourism sustainability mix applied to the development of contemplative tourism in Limburg, the Netherlands.

This chapter uses the context of the Roman Catholic tradition within the province of Limburg (Netherlands) to demonstrate how a religious site and its buildings can be utilized as a niche cultural tourist product. The chapter highlights the complexity of managing a site that is primarily focused on ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.; Niesten, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban regeneration and culture: Maltese example.

This chapter presents a case study of urban regeneration and culture in Malta, identifying the key motivations for engaging in urban regeneration and the logic behind intrinsically linking (re)developments to the encouragement of local engagement with Maltese culture. Festivals and historical...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Archaeotourism - the past is our future?

This chapter explores the issue of culture through the concept of archaeotourism as a distinctive form of tourism and more specifically as a distinctive specialized product for Irish tourism. The essence of this form of tourism is the conservation of the historical-archaeological sites and how...

Author(s)
McGettigan, F.; Rozenkiewicz, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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