Author(s): Villani, John
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

Small art towns have come to epitomize rural cultural coolness because who wouldn't want to visit a lively, open-minded town. In this book you'll find communities across the and Canada that are attracting a new wave of cultural tourists, immigrant artists, culturally minded retirees, art gallery owners, musicians, mobile career professionals, theater directors, restaurateurs, arts festival promoters and coffee bar entrepreneurs.

Author(s): Benn, Danielle and Hughes, Howard
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

In this article, evidence relating to the perceived significance and overall provision of seaside entertainment in contemporary Britain is reviewed. If, as is claimed, entertainment is influential in the fortunes of seaside resorts, it is necessary to consider the supply of that product. In particular, we assess the nature and extent of live entertainment in one seaside resort, along with prospects for its future.

Author(s): Glickman, Louise
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1997

To build a long-lasting relationship, culture and tourism must join hands in collaboration, implementation and communication.

Author(s): Bendixen, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1996

This article investigates the problem arising from the delivery of culture to an uncontrolled, unlimited increase in tourism. In order to understand the historic roots and forces that brought modern tourism to its present stage, which has ended up reversing the actual benefits of tourism into devastation, the following section briefly discusses tourism within the history of travelling, and then proceeds to discuss it as the act of selling the foreign. Throughout the discussion, the paper will query the notion of commercialising culture. From a historical perspective cultural activities can be

Author(s): Garfield, Donald
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1996

This executive summary details the regional cultural tourism leadership forums held during 1996-1997. It examines the policy trends, strategies, and state action steps coming out of the forums, and highlights the best practices in building partnerships in the cultural and tourism industries. The forums and this publication are a response to the White House Conference on Travel and Tourism. (Publisher catalog)

Author(s): Baron, Robert
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 1996

Local arts agencies pioneering folk arts programming have found that it opens new relationships to underserved sectors of their communities, furthers mutual understanding between different cultural groups, and offers accessible new artistic experiences.

Author(s): Cultural Industries Statistics Working Group
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

This report examines a number of national Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) household surveys plus the 1991 Census of Population and Housing and compares the cultural activities undertaken by youth, either as part of their work or part of their leisure, with those pursued by older Australians. Some results from the Domestic Tourism Monitor, a survey conducted by the Bureau of Tourism Research, have also been included.

Author(s): Moskin, Bill and Guettler, Sandy
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 1995

America's cultural organizations and the travel and tourism industry are forging an effective partnership that contributes substantially to the growth of our economy. The breadth, scope and vitality of this collaboration - and above all, its potential for future expansion - are not as well understood, or capitalized upon, as they should be. For that reason the President's Committee decided to commission Exploring America Through Its Culture. Our report is intended to call attention to the economic significance of this partnership and to suggest ways it can be strenghthened. In

Author(s): Goldstein, Carol and Pally, Marc
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

The purpose of the Tahoe Regional Arts and Cultural Heritage Planning Project was to:

Author(s): Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

There are more reasons to visit New York City and its surrounding region than almost anywhere else in the world. This region boasts an amazing diversity of attractions as it is a global center for the arts, entertainment, business, and retailing and home to many of the country's most important historic landmarks and other sightseeing attractions. Visitors are supported by a vast network of businesses, including nearly 70,000 hotel rooms and 25,000 restaurants in the City alone.