Touring The Screen

Author: Alfio Leotta
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 1841504750
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THE STORY: The fifth play in a cycle of plays about the author's Irish family, THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM is a freely imagined portrait of the author's great-grandfather, Thomas Dunne, the last Chief Superintendent of the Dublin Metropolitan Police, an or

Tourismus In Australien Und Neuseeland

Author: Christof Pforr
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110424673
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Auch wenn sich Australien und Neuseeland seit den 1980er-Jahren zu attraktiven Reisezielen des internationalen Tourismus entwickelt haben und die Tourismusbranche beider Länder mittlerweile eine tragende wirtschaftlichen Säule darstellt, gibt es im deutschsprachigen Raum nahezu keine Abhandlungen zu diesem Thema. Dieses Buch stellt die touristische Entwicklung beider Länder dar und leistet damit einen wichtigen Beitrag zum besseren Verständnis der Tourismusdestinationen. Ziel des Buches ist es, Entwicklungslinien des Tourismus in Australien und Neuseeland zu skizzieren, gegenwärtige Aspekte touristischer Entwicklung zu erörtern und zukünftige Trends aufzuzeigen. Die Rolle des Naturtourismus, Entwicklungen im Wachstumsbereich Gesundheitstourismus, die herausragende Rolle des Küstentourismus oder auch das Thema Nachhaltigkeit werden genauer untersucht.

Peter Jackson

Author: Alfio Leotta
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1623560969
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Peter Jackson is one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary film-makers. This is the first book to combine the examination of Jackson's career with an in-depth critical analysis of his films, thus providing readers with the most comprehensive study of the New Zealand film-maker's body of work. The first section of the book concentrates on Jackson's biography, surveying the evolution of his career from the director of cult slapstick movies such as Meet the Feebles (1989) and Braindead (1992) to an entrepreneur responsible for the foundation of companies such as Wingnut Films and Weta Workshop, and finally to producer and director of mega blockbuster projects such as The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) and The Hobbit (2012-2013). The book further examines Jackson's work at the level of production, reception and textuality, along with key collaborative relationships and significant themes associated with Jackson's films. The examination of Peter Jackson's work and career ties into significant academic debates, including the relationship between national cinema and global Hollywood; the global dispersal of film production; the relationship between film authorship and industrial modes of production; the impact of the creative industries on the construction of national identity; and new developments in film technology.

Visitor Management In Tourist Destinations

Author: Julia N Albrecht
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780647352
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Visitor management may be considered as a component of destination management at all levels of a destination. It involves a wide range of stakeholders. This book demonstrates current knowledge on visitor management. Visitor Management in Tourism Destinations provides insight into critical concepts such as the visitor experience, service quality, the uses of indicators and frameworks, and interpretation. It also addresses current issues including the social and political dimensions of visitor management, the implementation of monitoring, vandalism and augmented reality. Authored by leading international researchers in the field of visitor management research, this book is primarily aimed at researchers and postgraduate students.

Southeastern Geographer

Author: David M. Cochran Jr.
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807872598
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Table of Contents for Volume 52, Number 2 (Summer 2012) Cover Art: Southern Maryland Tobacco Barn Richard A. Russo Introduction David M. Cochran, Jr. and Carl A. Reese Part I: Papers ''Where Can I Build My Student Housing?'': The Politics of Studentification in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Graham Pickren The Making of the Piano Bar: Landscape, Art, and Discourse in Biscayne Bay Robert J. Kruse, II An Analysis of Differential Migration Patterns in the Black Belt and the New South Shrinidhi Ambinakudige, Domenico Parisi, and Steven M. Grice An Examination of Municipal Annexation Methods in North Carolina, 1990–2009 Russell M. Smith The 16 April 2011 EF3 Tornado in Greene County, Eastern North Carolina Thomas M. Rickenbach Transforming Mount Airy into Mayberry: Film-Induced Tourism as Place-Making Derek H. Alderman, Stefanie K. Benjamin, and Paige P. Schneider Part II: Reviews Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne Reviewed by Scott Brady The Battle for North Carolina's Coast: Evolutionary History, Present Crisis, and Vision for the Future by Stanley R. Riggs, Dorothea V. Ames, Stephen J. Culver, and David J. Mallinson Reviewed by Douglas W. Gamble

The Experiences Of Film Location Tourists

Author: Prof. Stefan Roesch
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 9781845411855
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Within the last decade film-induced tourism has gained increasing attention from academics and the industry alike. While most research has focused on the tourism-inducing effects of film productions, not much has been written about the film location tourists themselves. This book examines the on-site experiences of these tourists by drawing from various disciplines, including geography, sociology and psychology. The author accompanied tourists to film locations from The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and The Sound of Music and conducted extensive on-site research with them. The results show that only by understanding the needs and wants of film location tourists can film be utilised as a successful and sustainable instrument within strategic destination marketing portfolios.

Marketing New Zealand Via The Lord Of The Rings

Author: Aylin Gürkaya
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640702298
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Essay from the year 2010 in the subject English - Applied Geography, grade: 2, language: English, abstract: In the last years, there has been a growing competition in the tourism industry for destinations. Globalization, an improved transportation system and the more experienced tourist make it hard for Destination Marketing Organizations to meet the needs and to differentiate their destination. For this reason, the new trend towards film-tourism and film-induced tourism has been regarded as a new resource and opportunity for DMO's. New Zealand has also discovered 'The Lord of the Rings' as a new opportunity for attracting new visitors. This report investigates the different marketing techniques used by New Zealand to promote the country via 'The Lord of the Rings'. Furthermore, it reveals and discusses the outcomes of the new strategy.

New Directions In Rural Tourism

Author: Derek R. Hall
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN:
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Bringing together a wide range of international case studies by way of illustration, this book provides an interdisciplinary perspective and overview of the latest conceptual thinking on, and the evolving strategic roles of rural tourism, . In doing so, it provides readily accessible material drawn from a range of environmental and cultural contexts and draws attention to the nature and interrelationships between local and global issues in rural tourism and development.

The Geography Of Tourism And Recreation

Author: Colin Michael Hall
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415250801
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This second edition is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to tourism, leisure and recreation. Each chapter offers a distinctive series of insights into how the geographer has approached the analysis of tourism and recreation.