Maitland, Robert (2008) Conviviality and everyday life: the appeal of new areas of London for visitors. International Journal of Tourism Research, 10 (1). pp. 15-25. ISSN 1099-2340Full text not available from this repository.
Literature on tourism development in converted cities or new districts of polycentric cities emphasises planned processes to create attractions, often resulting in standardised tourism zones. The demands and experience of tourists themselves have been neglected. Qualitative research with overseas visitors to new tourism areas suggests that character and sense of place that visitors enjoy derives from a combination of unlike elements, 'lashed up' to create a distinctive place, in which everyday life plays an important role. Rather than familiar stories of conflict between 'hosts' and 'guests', the emphasis in some areas is on conviviality among different groups of city users. Copyright © 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Tourism, visitors, urban, London, everyday, conviviality|
|Subjects:||University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of (No longer in use)|
|Depositing User:||Miss Nina Watts|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||22 Oct 2009 09:46|
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