The Tourism Area Life Cycle, Volume 1

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Richard Butler
Channel View Publications, 2006 - Business & Economics - 385 pages
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Vol. 2. This book is divided into five sections, the conceptual origins of the TALC, spatial relationships and the TALC, alternative conceptual approaches, renewing or retiring with the TALC, and predicting with the TALC. It concludes with a review of the future potential of the model in the area of the destination development process. This volume consists of specially invited chapters by leading researchers who have reviewed the original model in the light of their own and other conceptual and theoretical positions and models. The book is divided into five sections, the conceptual origins of the TALC, spatial relationships and the TALC, alternative conceptual approaches, renewing or retiring with the TALC, and predicting with the TALC. The book concludes with a review of the future potential of the model in the area of the destination development process
  

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Contents

Evolution of Tourism Areas and the Tourism Industry
51
Implementation of the TALC
71
The TALC in Heritage Settings
117
A Refoundation of the TALC for Heritage Cities
139
The TALC and Heritage Sites
162
The TALC and Local Involvement
181
Shoring the Foundations of the TALC in Tropical
198
Residents Perceptions of Tourism Development Over
222
The TALC Model and Politics
237
The TALC and Rejuvenation
269
The Resort
287
Conclusion
337
References
349
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About the author (2006)

Richard Butler has researched tourism from a geographical perspective for over forty years in Canada and the UK. He is most well known for his adaptation of the life cycle model to tourist destination, and has also published widely on sustainable tourism, and tourism development and impacts.

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