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Leisure, culture and tourism in Europe

ELRA Congress (10th Dubrovnik 1997)

Leisure, culture and tourism in Europe

the challenge for reconstruction and modernisation in communities : 10th ELRA Congress, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 29-October 1, 1997 : proceedings

by ELRA Congress (10th Dubrovnik 1997)

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Published by IFKA in Bielefeld .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Wolfgang Nahrstedt and Tonka Pancic Kombol.
ContributionsNahrstedt, Wolfgang., Kombol, Tonka Pancic., European Leisure and Recreation Association.
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Open LibraryOL17523181M
ISBN 103926499397

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: I. Work, leisure and culture --Contrasting roles in business development for the tourism and leisure industries: the case of Dublin and Glasgow / J. John Lennon --Volunteering in an urban museums service: a definitional reassessment / Margaret Graham and Malcolm Foley --II.   The Growth of Health Tourism in the EU: Facts and Figures. Estimating the total size of the health tourism sector in the EU is difficult because of the limited and fragmented data out there; and also due to the overlapping definitions by different sources and countries.

TOURISM AND CULTURAL CHANGE Series Editors: Professor Mike Robinson, Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Dr Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Understanding tourism’s relationships with culture(s) and vice versa, is of ever-increasing significance in a globalising world. In their recently released Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, the World Economic Forum ranked countries based on their support of and demand for cultural and business tourism. The Author: Gwen Mcclure.

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. Tourism may be international or within the traveler's country. The World . Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of such, tourism is a product of modern social arrangements, beginning in western Europe in the 17th century, although it has antecedents in Classical antiquity. It is distinguished from exploration in that tourists follow a.


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Cultural tourism has been identified as one of the most important of the global tourism markets. Europe hosts a vast treasure house of cultural attractions and the level of competition between cities, regions and nations to attract cultural tourists is increasing. This book reviews the cultural tourism market in Europe, based on recent by: Cultural attractions and European tourism.

Description This book presents the findings of field research undertaken in under the European Cultural Tourism Research Project managed by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education.

Reviews “'This book reveals many fascinating historical perspectives It represents important reading in capturing and understanding the characteristics of past and present-day tourism.'Tourism 'this splendid collection of sixteen essays is extraordinarily broad a refreshing contrast to the Anglo-centric nature of so much writing on tourism and leisure'International Journal of.

Cultural tourism in Europe. The cultural heritage of Europe is one of the oldest and most important generators of tourism and it retains culture and tourism in Europe book central role in the European tourism industry to this day.

Inthe European Commission designated cultural tourism as a key area of tourism development in Europe.

Papers will be sought from researchers around the world with a view to examining the nexus between tourism, leisure and cultural programming from a number of perspectives and with reference to a range of international case studies. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and by: 3.

Cultural tourism has been identified as one of the most important of the global tourism markets. Europe hosts a vast treasure house of cultural attractions and the level of competition between cities, regions and nations to attract cultural tourists is increasing.

This book reviews the cultural tourism market in Europe, based on recent surveys. Cultural Attractions and European Tourism. This book reviews the cultural culture and tourism in Europe book market in Europe from a survey carried out in It analyzes the way in which cultural attractions are produced for, and used by, cultural tourists and how such cultural attractions as museums, art galleries, monuments and heritage attractions are marketed.

Europe has always been an important destination for those attracted by its rich cultural and historic legacy (Greg, ).

Tourism and culture have always been closely linked in Europe. Europe has always been an important destination for those attracted by its rich cultural Author: Greg Richards.

innovative analysis of cultural tourism in the UK and the Netherlands, which helped to. inform many of the chapters produced in this book. This electronic version of the original CAB publication excludes the figures produced in. the original text, but otherwise is an almost complete version of the original.

This led to the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) undertaking a transnational study of European cultural tourism. This book draws on the data collected by the ATLAS Cultural Tourism Project and combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe.

The historical perspective is described and a chronological survey of historical tourism research is presented, with emphasis on the ancient and medieval worlds, the Grand Tour era, and spas and seaside resorts. Developments in British leisure history are examined and European, particularly British.

This article revisits the question of tourism’s role in the commodification of culture. I argue that an acceptance of a cause and effect relationship between tourism and cultural commodification requires an acceptance of a problematic notion of ‘authenticity’.Cited by:   Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture – The History of Tourism is an online archive of tourism resources, curated by Adam Matthew Digital.

The site is beautifully presented and easy to access for users. Like all good tourism attractions, it is welcoming to visitors, who will be curious to explore its enticing content. of international arrivals Europe remained, in the early part of twenty-first century, the single most important region for international travel arrivals (WTO, ).

In fact, Europe had five countries in the top ten tourism destinations in – France, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom and Germany, with France and Spain ’ s combinedFile Size: KB. The chapter presents a review of the conceptions of cultural and creative tourism, their resources, objectives and their benefit and damage to the nature and the society.

It is very important in the postmodern society to not only develop cultural tourism that is one of the most rapidly growing branches of economy, but also to employ cultural heritage and does not always develop the common Cited by: 3.

The book appeals to a wide audience among students, researchers and educators within the social and cultural sciences studying, researching and teaching theories and methods of tourism, Orientalism and cultural encounters as well as broader issues of leisure, consumption and everyday : Hardcover.

Our Leisure and Tourism tours to Paris aim to help students understand why the French capital continues to be one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Catering to a wide range of interests including art, history, culture, food and fashion, Paris’ appeal never seems to wane.

Travel continued to exist in this way for some time: the rich travelled primarily for cultural and leisure reasons, while the poor travelled largely for religious reasons, if at all.

The next major development travel underwent was the establishment of the Grand Tour. Undertaken by the elite men of Western and Northern European countries, the. the entertainment of leisure tourists in island destinations by identifying promising forms of entertainment and discussing their potential in enhancing the quality of tourism experience.

The reminder of the paper is structured as follows. Firstly, a review of the literature on the interrelation of entertainment with tourism is conducted. The Author: Vanessa Gb Gowreesunkar, Marios Sotiriadis. Books shelved as tourism: Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism by Elizabeth Becker, Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies by C.

The Role and Importance of Cultural Tourism in Modern Touri sm Industry According to HOFSTEDE () the core of a culture is formed by the values (Figure 1.) which in terms of tourism will be the basics fo r the attraction of a given destinations well. The different levels of culture will be the rituals, the heroes and the symbols of the givenFile Size: KB.Europe is the global leader in international tourism, with over million foreign tourists arriving in the region each rate of growth accelerated in the s, as many countries became.is a platform for academics to share research papers.