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Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The making of the literary city: Edinburgh, Barcelona and Óbidos.

This chapter interrogates the image of the 'literary city', in particular with the emergence of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and the title of 'City of Literature' (awarded since 2004). Considering the complex relationships between literature and place in global contexts, the first question to ...

Author(s)
Marques, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Using heritage interpretation to manage film-induced tourism at heritage visitor attractions.

This chapter shows the potential value of heritage interpretation in the context of addressing a range of potential visitor management (VM) challenges at heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) where film-induced tourism has occurred. Its empirical discussions explore management challenges at one such...

Author(s)
Bakiewicz, J.; Leask, A.; Barron, P.; Rakic, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
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 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
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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
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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 Mid-Wales festival of the countryside: a model of events to reinforce rural culture and life.

This chapter describes the Mid-Wales Festival of the Countryside, its development, and the constraints it had encountered. Though the festival was of limited life, it demonstrated how far a rural region can host a community-based set of events, which: (i) celebrate the host culture; (ii) reinforce...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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