Handbook of Popular Culture and Tourism

Editors: Lundberg, Christine and Gyimothy, Szilvia
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $240.00
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ISBN: 978-1-138-67835-4
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 86
Book Status: Available
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This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and holistic analysis of the intersection between tourism and popular culture. It examines current debates, questions and controversies of tourism in the wake of popular culture phenomena and explores the relationships between popular culture, globalization, tourism and mobility. In addition, it offers a cross-disciplinary, cutting edge review of the character of popular cultural production and consumption trends, analyzing their consequences for tourism, spatial strategies and destination competitiveness.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction: beneath the trivial façade of popular culture
  • PART I Setting the stage: foundations of popular culture tourism
  • 1 What is popular culture? - Shirley A. Fedorak
  • 2 Tourism and popular culture: socio-cultural considerations - Rodanthi Tzanelli
  • 3 Synontological spaces - Rhona Trauvitch
  • 4 Apocalypto and the end of days: basking in the Maya's shadow - O. Hugo Benavides
  • 5 The commodification of narco-violence through popular culture and tourism in Medellin, Colombia - Patrick Naef
  • PART II Broadening the scope: popular culture tourism expressions
  • 6 Popular culture tourism: films and tourist demand - Yuri Kork
  • 7 Film tourism in the golden age of television - Stefan Roesch
  • 8 Imagining the medieval in the modern world: film, fantasy and heritage - Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost
  • 9 Tuning in: setting the scene for music tourism - Leonieke Bolderman and Stijn Reijnders
  • 10 Fado as a popular culture expression in the context of a tourist city - Cláudia Henriques, Manuela Guerreiro, Júlio Mendes and Célia M. Q. Ramos
  • 11 Transactional bodies: dance, tourism, and idea(l)s of Cubanness - Ruxandra Ana
  • 12 The voyeur at leisure: flânerie in a miniature city – the urban phenomena of Madurodam - Maranke Wieringa
  • 13 Technology adoption and popular culture sport tourism - Azizul Hassan
  • 14 Hunters, climbers, flâneurs: how video games create and design tourism - Nicolle Lamerichs
  • 15 The peculiar attraction of royalty for tourism and the popular culture construction of ‘royal tourism’ - Nicola Palmer and Philip Long
  • 16 Sun, surf, sex, and the everyday: subverting the tourist gaze with Gold Coast narrative fiction - Kelly Palmer
  • 17 Fandom and its afterlife: celebrity cemetery tourism - Linda Levitt
  • PART III Performing fan cultures: popular culture tourism fandoms
  • 18 Passing through: popular media tourism, pilgrimage, and narratives of being a fan - Lincoln Geraghty
  • 19 A Thai star's appeal to Chinese fans and its impact on Thailand popular culture tourism - Lisa Yong Yeu Moy and Charuwan Phongpanichanan
  • 20 On the road—again: revisiting pop music concert tourism - Carla Schriever
  • 21 Music fans as tourists: the mysterious ways of individual and social dimensions - Maria Lexhagen
  • 22 “There were only friendly people and love in the air”: fans, tourism and the Eurovision Song Contest - Henrik Linden and Sara Linden
  • 23 The (promotional) value of public-spiritedness: Irish football fans at Euro 2016 - Neil O'Boyle
  • PART IV Getting on the map: popular culture tourism and place-making
  • 24 #Literaryme: the legacy of the Bloomsbury Group on London's literary village - Melanie Ramdarshan Bold
  • 25 “I went to India to find myself”: tracing world cinema's neoliberal orientalisms - Rukmini Pande
  • 26 The Force meets the Kittiwake: shooting Star Wars on Skellig Michael - Ruth Barton
  • 27 The narrative capital of the place: how the Millennium narratives generate place-related values and attract tourists to Sweden - Joakim Lind and Bengt Kristensson Uggla
  • 28 A ‘touristed landscape’: speculations about ‘consuming history’, using a case study of an Australian folk hero - Michael Fagence
  • 29 Spain as the scenery of mass tourism phenomena – between elite tourism and popular tourism: the image of the country through cinema and photography - Maria-Josep Mulet Gutiérrez, Joan Carles Oliver Torelló and María Sebastián Sebastián
  • 30 Playing at home: popular culture tourism and place-making in Japan - Paul Mason and Gregory L. Rohe
  • 31 Traveling to icons or icons on travel: displacement and representation of places in movies - Burcu Kaya and Medet Yolal
  • 32 The Indianization of Switzerland: destination transformations in the wake of Bollywood films - Szilvia Gyimóthy
  • PART V Establishing a common ground: popular culture tourism and destination management
  • 33 Film tourism stakeholders and impacts - W. Glen Croy, Marieke Kersten, Audrey Mélinon and David Bowen
  • 34 Film tourism collaborations: a critical analysis of INTERREG destination development projects - Lena Eskilsson and Maria Månsson
  • 35 Growing competition for screen tourists activates new destination marketing tactics - Valeriya Radomskaya
  • 35 (G)A(i)ming at the throne: social media and the use of visitor-generated content in destination marketing - Tina Šegota
  • 37 The influence of culinary movies as a popular culture tourism phenomenon in shoot destinations - Sara Forgas-Serra, Joaquim Majó Fernández and Lluís Mundet i Cerdan
  • 38 Visitor experiences of popular culture museums in islands: a management and policy approach - Nikolaos Boukas and Myria Ioannou
  • 39 Lifestyle tourism: combining place attachment and involvement in a destination management approach - Michael J. Gross
  • 40 Destination development in the wake of popular culture tourism: proposing a comprehensive analytic framework - Kristina N. Lindström
  • Conclusion: building a research agenda for popular culture tourism