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“Film Commission as Driver for Economic and Cultural Development. Governance, Culture and Territorial Development” by Marco Cucco and Giuseppe Richeri (2011)

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Content:  This paper discusses the launch of Film Commissions by local governments in the last twenty years, as a result of the recent awareness of the benefits of cultural activities for territorial development. It focuses on a research carried out by the University of Lugano on

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“Denitsa Mihova – Film tourism in Britain”, a YouTube clip (2012)

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Content: Clip of the presentation about film tourism in the United Kingdom by Denitsa Mihova, Partner Marketing Manager at Visit Britain, hold at a conference organised by Midtjysk Turisme (November 20, 2012).   Click here to watch the clip.  

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“Exploring the role of film in promoting domestic tourism: A case study of Al Fayoum, Egypt” by Dalia Soliman Mohammad (2011)

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Content:  A study created to understand how a location’s image is affected by film, especially in Al Fayoum, Egypt.   Availability: Journal of Vacation Marketing, 17(3), 225-235.   The case study is available here.  

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“The use of film in re-imaging a tourism destination: a case study of Yorkshire, UK” by Noelle O’Connor, Sheila Flanagan, and David Gilbert (2010)

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Content: A study finding a connection between film-induced tourism and how it affects a destination’s image.   Availability: Journal of Vacation Marketing, 16(1), 61-74.   The case study is available here.

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“The Twilight Saga and the Quileute Indian Tribe: Opportunity or Cultural Exploitation?” by Barbara Leigh Smith (2010)

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Content: A study that questions the impact of popular culture on a community, specifically the Native American Indian tribe called Quiteute.   Availability: The Evergreen State College.   The study is available here.    

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“European Union founds as an opportunity to promote film tourism: The polish case” by Sylwia Kucharska (2012)

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Content: A study promoting the idea that Poland’s tourism infrastructure can be redeveloped with the addition of funding.   Availability: Paper presented at the 1st Belgrade International Tourism Conference 2012 Contemporary Tourism – Wishes and Opportunities BITCO 2012 Belgrade.   The study is available here.

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“An Exploratory Study of Movie-Induced Tourism: A Case of the Movie The Sound of Music and Its Locations in Salzburg, Austria” by Holly Hyunjung Im and Kaye Chon (2008).

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Content: A study of how movies affect locations of filming. It focuses on the shootings that have taken place in Salsburg, Austria, and their direct effect on local tourism.   Availability: Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 24 (2-3), 229-238   The book is available

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“Roles of Films and Television Dramas in International Tourism: The Case of Japanese Tourists to the UK” by Chieko Iwashita (2009)

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Content: The study considers how film and television dramas affect international tourists’ selections of destinations, in particular Japanese travellers.   Availability: Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 24(2-3), 139-151.   The book is available here.    

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“The Tourist Gaze 3.0” by John Urry and Jonas Larsen (2011)

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Content: A book that tracks the economic impact and international relations involved in tourism in the postmodern era. It includes several practical case studies for tourists.   Availability: The Tourist Gaze 3.0. London: Sage.   The book is available here.    

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“The Experiences of Film Location Tourists. Bristol, Buffalo, Toronto” by Stefan Roesch (2009)

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Content: A book focusing and examining the experiences of film tourists in different locations in the world.  It focuses on the cases of Briston, Buffalo, and Toronto.   Availability: Channel View Publications.   The book is available here.

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