While many of the impacts described below are negative, tourism can also generate positive impacts as it can serve as a supportive force for peace, foster pride in cultural traditions, help avoid urban relocation by creating local jobs, increase visitor awareness and appreciation of natural, cultural and historical values and assets.
Processes of globalisation, economic restructuring and urban redevelopment have placed events at the centre of strategies for change in cities. Events offer the potential to achieve economic, social, cultural and environmental aims within broader urban development strategies.
The book provides a unique blend of practical and academic analysis, centred partly on the case study of the European Capitals of Culture ECOC over the past 20 years and also on a selection of major festivals and cities where 'the event' has had an important element of development strategy.
However, a range of other events from different locations and cultural contexts will also be employed to provide comparison and contrast with the ECOC, including Montreal, Edinburgh, Melbourne and Barcelona as festival cities, the First Night events in North America Boston, Charleston, TorontoThe Fete de la Musique in France and other countries, the Cultural Olympiads held alongside the Olympic Games e.
Critical success factors are identified which can help to guide other cities and regions in their strategic development. It is essential reading for any student or practitioner involved in event management, cultural management, arts administration, urban studies, cultural studies and tourism.
Co-author Robert Palmer Research Interests:Our goal at Tribewanted Monestevole is to show that it is possible to live sustainably, not just in remote locations and developing countries, but also in our own back yard.
We want to provide a replicable model for sustainable lifestyles where it is needed the most, to be an example of . 3 Cultural tourism in Africa: strategies for the new millennium Proceedings of the ATLAS Africa International Conference December , Mombasa, Kenya.
Introduction. Tourism is widely perceived as a potential economic base, providing elements that may improve quality of life such as employment opportunities, tax revenues, economic diversity, festivals, restaurants, natural and cultural attractions, and outdoor recreation opportunities.
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European Journal of Tourism Hospitality and Research Vol.1, No.2, pp, September Published by European Centre for Research Training and Development UK (torosgazete.com). The socio-cultural impacts of tourism are basically the consequences of either the development of the tourism industry or the presence of the tourists (and the characteristics of the tourist-host.