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Tourism and an event-based economy have fundamentally changed the City of New Orleans, a major urban center in the southern US state of Louisiana. Although the city's stock of tourist establishments declined dramatically in the aftermath of the devastation associated with Hurricane Katrina,...
This paper investigates the relationship between tourism and planning in UNESCO World Heritage List (WHL) sites. It concentrates on the relation between Management Plans (MPs) and other (local and regional) planning instruments and policies able to influence the promotion of sustainable and...
This paper examines the current policy framework under which religious tourism operates in India. It is based on a study of Vrindavan, a pilgrimage site representative of a majority of Hindu religious tourism destinations in India, receiving more than six million pilgrims annually. Using a case...
This paper discusses the notion of ‘responsible tourism’ and its current use within the tourism literature. We argue that the concept as used currently means everything and therefore adds nothing to the conceptual terrain of tourism trends and nomenclatures. We then introduce our own...
Many former port cities in the Western world have been undertaking waterfront revitalisation within a wider re-imag(in)ing rationale to boost place competitiveness and to reposition themselves as leading tourism destinations. Previously deindustrialised and derelict waterscapes have thus turned...
This paper uses findings from research undertaken in 2005 by the author and two colleagues to discuss the shift from a comprehensive-holistic and integrated tourism planning to a market-oriented and ad hoc mode. It also discusses the implications of weak local policies in the absence of...
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