Festivals, Special Events, and Tourism
"Festivals, Special Events, and Tourism examines what makes some festivals and events truly special, and how their unique ambience can powerfully motivate travel, animate otherwise static attractions, create positive images of destinations, act as a catalyst for development, and mobilize community tourism planning." -page 1.
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Potential Economic Benefits of Events and Event Tourism
Definition of Festival
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