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Title:
The tourist city
Author:
Judd, Dennis R.
Publication Information:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
340 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Global forces, local strategies, and urban tourism / Susan S. Fainstein and Dennis R. Judd -- Evaluating urban tourism / Susan S. Fainstein and David Gladstone -- Constructing the tourist bubble / Dennis R. Judd -- Marketing cities for tourism / Briavel Holcomb -- Sensing the city / John Urry -- Walt Disney World and Orlando: deregulation as a strategy for tourism / Richard Foglesong -- Las Vegas: casino gambling and local culture / Robert E. Parker -- Cancún bliss / Daniel Hiernaux-Nicolas -- The city: strategic site for the global entertainment industry / Saskia Sassen and Frank Roost -- The new Boston discovers the old: tourism and the struggle for a livable city / Bruce Ehrlich and Peter Dreier -- Culture meets commerce: tourism in postcommunist Prague / Lily M. Hoffman and Jiří Musil -- Tourism in Jerusalem: a place to pray / Arie Shachar and Noam Shoval -- Tourism and sports: the serious competition for play / Charles C. Euchner -- Riverboat gambling, tourism, and economic development / Sabina Deitrick, Robert A. Beauregard, and Cheryl Zarlenga Kerchis -- International tourism and the cities of Southeast Asia / Patrick Mullins -- Cities as places to play / Susan S. Fainstein and Dennis R. Judd.
ISBN:
9780300074055

9780300078466
Format :
Book

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An investigation of tourism and its transforming impact on cities, by urban experts from a variety of disciplines. They examine such tourist meccas as Las Vegas, Orlando and Boston, and take up themes such as the marketing of cities and how tourists perceive places.