The development of cultural tourism in Europe

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Abstract

This introductory chapter to this book looks at some of the basic questions surrounding the concept of culture and its use as a basis for visitor attractions in Europe. It examines the aspects of culture that attract tourists, the growing interest in culture, and the growing supply of cultural attractions. The problem of developing attraction typologies in the area of culture is also addressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultural attractions and European tourism
EditorsG.W. Richards
Place of PublicationWallingford
PublisherCABI Publishing
Chapter1
Pages3-29
ISBN (Print)9780851994406
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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    Richards, G. W. (2001). The development of cultural tourism in Europe. In G. W. Richards (Ed.), Cultural attractions and European tourism (pp. 3-29). CABI Publishing.