Urban Tourism: The Visitor Economy and the Growth of Large Cities

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Continuum, 2002 - Business & Economics - 217 pages
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Christopher Law examines every aspect of the relationship between tourism and large cities, covering such issues as why tourists visit cities, why cities want tourists, how cities make tourism happen and how tourism impacts on cities and their inhabitants. The book incorporates theoretical insights while also providing descriptions and interpretations of tourism at work in large cities in Europe, North America and other continents.

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