Film-induced Tourism

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Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
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Film-induced tourism has the potential to revitalise flagging regional/rural communities and increase tourism to urban centres, however, it carries with it unique problems. This book explores the downside of the phenomenon.
 

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Definition between film tourism and literary tourism.

Contents

Popular Media and Tourism
3
Popular Media the Picturesque and Tourism
4
The Influence of Film
6
Describing and Defining FilmInduced Tourism
9
Differences and Similarities between Movies and Television Series
11
Film Tourism and Country Town Development
12
Film Studios and Tourism
15
Film as a Souvenir
16
HighYield Tourism Displacing Traditional Holidaymakers?
99
Heartbeat Harry Potter and Calendar Girls
101
Expectations of Visitors to Film Locations
105
FilmInduced Tourism in the Big City
109
The Effect of FilmInduced Tourism on a National Scale
112
The Games the Media Play
115
The Legacy of Filminduced Tourism on Existing Tourism
117
Effects on Community
120

The Study of FilmInduced Tourism
17
Voice and Structure of the Book
18
Perspectives on FilmInduced Tourism
20
The Effect of Film on Tourism
22
Relationship between Tourist Attraction and Storyline
23
Tourism Imaging
26
Film as a Destination Marketing Tool
27
The Benefits and Drawbacks of FilmInduced Tourism
29
The Cult of Celebrity
32
Film and Pilgrimage
34
Conclusion
39
FilmInduced Tourism on Location
41
Film Images and Destination Marketing
43
Destination Promotion Techniques
48
Literary Tourism and Destination Marketing
52
The Role of Film in Destination Imaging and Marketing
54
Destination Marketing Through Film
58
Destination Creation through TV
60
Movie Maps and Guidebooks as Significant Destination Marketing Tools
62
Animation and Tourism
64
Some Comments on Destination Marketing Image and Film
65
Film and Place Promotion
67
Making a Sea Change for Barwon Heads?
70
Goathland A Village in a National Park
74
North Yorkshire Goathland and FilmInduced Tourism
76
The Lord of the Rings and New Zealand
81
Destination Marketing Recommendations
90
Film Promotional Images Copyright and Confidentiality
93
Conclusion
95
Effects on Tourism
97
From Village by the Sea to Pearl Bay
98
Barwon Heads and Sea Change
123
Goathland and Heartbeat
129
New Zealanders and The Lord of the Rings
136
Some Concluding Comments on the Effect of Tourism on Communities
138
FilmInduced Tourism and Community Planning
140
CommunityBased Tourism Strategies
146
Applying Community Tourism Strategies to FilmInduced Tourism
149
An Approach to Altering Negative FilmInduced Images
153
Community Tourism Planning Revisited
168
OffLocation Film Studio Tourism
171
From Themed Events to Film Studios
173
Theoretical Paradigm or Merely a Place in Time?
176
OneOff FilmThemed Events
180
Theme Parks
184
Concepts and Models
187
Film Studio Theme Park Success and Failings
199
Fox Studios Australia
201
Warner Brothers Movie World
213
Critical Success Factors for Film Studio Theme Parks
217
The Final Curtain?
222
Conclusion
225
Conclusion
227
Emerging Issues and Future Directions
229
Community Impacts and Planning
234
The FilmStudio Theme Park Model
235
Destination Marketing and Film
236
The Future of FilmInduced Tourism
237
The Study of FilmInduced Tourism
243
Bibliography
246
Index
265
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About the author (2005)

Dr. Sue Beeton is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at La Trobe University, Australia.  She has been studying film-induced tourism since 1998 and co-convened the first International Tourism and Media Conference in Australia in 2004. She is also Associate Editor of the Film/Literary Tourism division for the forthcoming Journal of Leisure, Lifestyle and Tourism Research.  Sue's research has also included community development, marketing and ecotourism.

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