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Cover for Events and festivals.

This chapter is dedicated to the study of garden-related events and festivals. Most gardens have festivals and events to drive attendance, with the secondary reason to bring in new visitors and perhaps cater to, or attract new, membership. The chapter highlights a selection of these events and...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for New directions in garden tourism.

This book provides an update on the statistics and growth of the global phenomenon of garden visitation. It delves into new themes and contemporary trends, from art and culture, to psychographic profiling of visitors and how social media and semiotics are used to enrich visitor experience and fuel...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New directions in gardens.

This chapter examines new directions in garden tourism by selecting seven major research, product development, and marketing innovations that have characterized gardens in the preceding seven years. They are: (1) gardens and wildlife; (2) art and gardens; (3) gardens and music; (4) Levy walk...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Performance evaluation.

This chapter explores the evaluation stage of the planning process in leisure, sport and tourism. The steps involved in performance evaluation are outlined and in particular it is emphasized that performance evaluation must be linked to goals and objectives. Various examples of performance...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy and planning in particular sectors.

This chapter discusses six sectors of the leisure, sport and tourism phenomenon, addressing for each: its scope; the rationale and goals of policy; measuring participation; institutional factors; and planning. The six sectors are: sport and physical recreation; the arts and entertainment; outdoor...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond economic development: can the arts lead communities out of poverty?

This chapter explores the potential of the arts to alleviate poverty in rural towns in the northeast of the USA. Four leaders in the rural cultural arts were interviewed in the autumn of 2015. Data from the interviews are presented according to four categories of arts-based strategies for economic...

Author(s)
Delconte, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reimagining a sustainable future through artistic events: a case study from Wales.

This chapter scrutinizes the effectiveness of an event to inspire and create a more sustainable society. It shares findings from the Emergence Summit, an artistic gathering at the Welsh Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in 2012.

Author(s)
Dunkley, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for VFR event tourism and social networks 'at-a-distance': rural community development through reunion and celebration.

This chapter shares insights on the social value from VFR (visiting friends and relatives) tourism in regard to community events. The authors see potential in synergizing event tourism and VFR in order to maximize the social value of events. An examination is made of the case of the Water Carnival, ...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Costa, C. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter

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