Tourism and national identities / edited by Elspeth Frew and Leanne WhiteMaterial type: TextSeries: Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011Description: xvii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 9780415572774 (hardback)Subject(s): Tourism -- Social aspects | National characteristicsLOC classification: G 155.A1 | .T645 2011
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Tourism and national identities : connections and conceptualisations / Leanne White and Elspeth Frew -- Tourism and national identity in the United States : the case of Washington, DC / Wei-Jue Huang and Carla A. Santos -- Brand Ireland : tourism and national identity / Anthony Patterson -- National identity construction and tourism in Hungary : a multi-level approach / Melanie Smith and László Puczkó -- Wizards everywhere? : film tourism and the imagining of national identity in New Zealand / Anne Buchmann and Warwick Frost -- The role of the horse in Australian tourism and national identity / Leanne White -- Tourism's role in the national identity formulation of the United Kingdom's Pakistani diaspora / Nazia Ali and Andrew Holden -- The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and China's national identity : a host community perspective / Fang Meng and Xiang Li -- Nation in transformation : tourism and national identity in the Kyrgyz Republic / Peter Schofield and Agata Maccarrone-Eaglen -- Where mega meets modest : community events and the making of Canadian national identity / Chantal Laws and Rob Ferguson -- Location and landscape : small-scale sporting events and national identity / Elspeth Frew -- Outlaw nations : tourism, the frontier and national identities / Fiona Wheeler ... [et al.] -- Heritage and aspects of nation : Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Museum / Huong Thanh Bui, Lee Jolliffe, and Anh Minh Nguyen -- Battlefield tourism and Australian national identity : Gallipoli and the Western front / Caroline Winter -- Travelling to the past : narratives of place and national identity on the Chatham Islands / Adriana Campelo and Robert Aitken -- Dark tourism and national identity in the Australian history curriculum : unexamined questions regarding educational visits to sites of human suffering / Jacqueline Z. Wilson -- Research directions for tourism and national identities / Elspeth Frew and Leanne White
"By understanding tourist destinations through the lens of national identity, the tourist may develop a deeper appreciation of the destination. Further, tourism marketers and planners may be better equipped to promote and manage the destination, particularly with regard to expectations of the potential visitor. Tourism and National Identity is the first volume to fully explore the relationship between tourism and national identities and the multiple ways in which cultural tourism, events and celebrations contribute to national identity. It examines core topics critical to understanding this relationship including: tourism branding, stereotyping and national identity; tourism-related representation and experience of national identity; tourism visitation/site/event management; and, the relationship to cultural tourism. The book looks at a range of international tourist sites and events, combines multidisciplinary perspectives and international cases to provide a thorough academic analysis. The interconnecting area of cultural tourism and national identity has been largely overlooked in the academic literature to date. This book gives considerable analysis to the complex relationship between the two domains , and indeed, the multifaceted strategies used to define that relationship.Written by an international team of leading academics, Tourism and National Identities will be of interest to students, researchers and academics in tourism and related disciplines such as events, cultural studies and geography"-- Provided by publisher
"This is the first volume to fully explore the relationship between Tourism and National Identity and multiple ways in which cultural tourism, events and celebrations contribute to national identity. By doing so the book provides important insights into how planners and managers can better manage attractions and events in the future. The book achieves this by reviewing core topics critical to the understanding of this relationship including: tourism branding, stereotyping and national identity; tourism-related representation and experience of national identity (such as when tourists travel to particular nations and what this means in relation to their identity); tourism visitation/site/event management; and, the relationship to cultural tourism. The book looks at a range of international tourist sites and events , combines multidisciplinary perspectives and international cases to provide a solid thorough academic analysis. Written by an international team of leading academics this book will be of interest to students, researchers & academics in Tourism and related disciplines such as Events and Cultural Geography"-- Provided by publisher