Ultural tourism has a history dating back to the 18th Century. How does contemporary cultural tourism differ from cultural tourism in the past?

QUESTION: Cultural tourism has a history dating back to the 18th Century. How does contemporary cultural tourism differ from cultural tourism in the past?

it should be based on European cultural tourism mainly.


Session aim: The aim of the session is to provide an overview of the historical development of cultural tourism from the Grand Tour of the 18th Century to its modern forms.

*Show knowledge of the historical patterns of tourist activity.
a?A broad historical knowledge of the development of a?culturala tourism in particular.
a?show an understanding of the place of cultural tourism in the contemporary travel industry.

Resources:

Boniface, P (1995) Managing Quality Cultural Tourism, Routledge, London a Part 2.

***Butcher, J (2003) The Moralization of Tourism, Routledge, London Chapter 2.

Holden, A (2005) Tourism Studies and the Social Sciences, Routledge, London a Chapter 1.

Richards, G ed (2001) Cultural Attractions and European Tourism, CAB International, Wallingford a Part 1, section 1 and 2.

Smith, M (2003) Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies, Routledge, London a Chapter 2.

***Urry, J (2002) The Tourist Gaze, Sage, London a Chapter 2.