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Expert Meeting on Alternative and Creative tourism in cities
June 13th-14th, 2013, Barcelona

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Expert Meeting in Barcelona

  1. 1. Organize: Collaborates: ATLAS City and National Capital Tourism Special Interest Group ATLAS Cultural Tourism Special Interest Group Creative Tourism Network® Expert Meeting on Alternative and Creative tourism in cities June 13th-14th, 2013, Barcelona As cities increasingly engage in a competitive struggle for attention, community cohesion and inward investment, they are trying to distinguish themselves through the development of distinctive products and experiences based on ‘alternative’ and ‘creative’ forms of tourism. In many cases the growth of mass cultural tourism in cities has increased the flow of tourists to fringe areas in the suburbs or in the inner city, where attractive alternative ‘scenes’ have developed. Examples include DUMBO in Brooklyn or Hoxton in London. These development have been signalled in a number of studies, but so far there has been no structured overview of the field. The aim of this expert meeting, therefore, is to bring together an international group of scholars to consider the issues raised by alternative and creative tourism development in cities, and to think about the ways that these might develop in future. The group welcome theoretical and speculative contributions to the debate, as well as empirical studies that can further our knowledge and understanding of the phenomenon. Themes expected to be covered during the event include: • Alternative tourism, on and off the beaten track • New tourism areas in cities • Creative tourism development and marketing • Alternative events • Ethnic quarters and creativity • Alternative and creative gastronomy • Alternative accommodation as creative strategy (design apartments, couchsurfing, house swapping, etc) • Critiques and empirical evaluations of creative development strategies The Expert Meeting is designed as a small-scale event for researchers to present and discuss their work with colleagues. Participation in the meeting is subject to approval of an abstract and preparation of a draft version of the paper prior to the meeting. Selected papers will then be published in an edited volume. Conference fee The fee for ATLAS members is €150, and for non-members €200. This covers all meeting sessions, coffee breaks, lunches and materials. Conference committee Greg Richards, Tilburg University, the Netherlands Melanie Smith, Budapest Business School, Hungary Robert Maitland, Centre for Tourism Research, University of Westminster, UK Caroline Couret, Creative Tourism Network® Contacts: g.w.richards@uvt.nl info@creativetourismnetwork.org
  2. 2. ATLAS City and National Capital Tourism Special Interest Group ATLAS Cultural Tourism Special Interest Group Creative Tourism Network® Expert Meeting on Alternative and Creative tourism in cities June 13th-14th, 2013, BarcelonaPreliminary Program:13th June9.30-10.00 Registration10.00 Welcome, introductions from the group10.30 Paper session 1 Albert Arias Sans The relational value of urban Universitat Rovira i Virgili, commons: towards a new Research Group “territorial Antonio Paolo Russo epistemology of (creative) tourism. Analysis and Tourism Studies” Illustrations from Barcelona . Greg Richards Creative and relational tourism in Tilburg University Barcelona11.30 Coffee break Robert Maitland Urban Explorers: looking for the real University of Westminster, UK (outer) London? Melanie Smith Developing Ethnic Quarters as Budapest Business School AlternativeTourism Attractions: A Case Department of Tourism Study of Budapest.13.00 General discussion14.00 Lunch
  3. 3. ATLAS City and National Capital Tourism Special Interest Group ATLAS Cultural Tourism Special Interest Group Creative Tourism Network® Expert Meeting on Alternative and Creative tourism in cities June 13th-14th, 2013, Barcelona• Paper session 2 Lénia Marques Ephemeral art in the ephemeral place: CELTOR / NHTV University of creative temporary accommodation Applied Sciences (the Kristel Zegers Netherlands) G. Emanuele Adamo Cities on the stage: creativity as source of Uob, Uk- Unical, Italy. Sonia Ferrari differentiation. Monica Gilli Cinema and cities image. Bicocca University of Milan Sonia Ferrari University of Calabria 17:00 Coffee Break Rafael Machado Exploring the Biennial concept to Polytechnic Institute of Carlos Fernandes promote new relations in art, culture Viana do Castelo, José Paulo Queiroz and alternative tourism. Portugal JPQ Consutant, Portugal Ana Paula Garcia Spolon Brazil in UNESCO´s Creative Cities Jorge G. Camargo Filho Network: a research on the feasibility of inserting Rio de Janeiro into the category Cities of Music. Friday 14th June 9.30 Paper session 3 Lan-Lan Chang Influencing factors on creative tourists’ Department of Park, Kenneth F. Backman revisiting intentions: The roles of Recreation and Tourism motivation, experience and perceived Management value. Clemson University, USA. Goretti Silva Gastronomic events as creative tourism Instituto Politécnico de Marta Cardoso experiences. Viana do Castelo, Portugal. ‘Benefits of Creative Tourism European Master in Milica Ilincic Experience – The Tourist Perspective’. Tourism Management University of Girona.
  4. 4. 11.00 Coffee break Ole Kjaer Mansfeldt The in-betweens of tourism and the The Royal Danish experience economy: When tourists Academy of Fine Arts escape the scapes. – School of Design. Susana Rachão Focusing on creativity to reengineer Polytechnic Institute of Carlos Fernandes tourism development in an emerging Viana do Castelo, tourism destination. Portugal. Nonthawan Songserm Community Participatory Approach Assumption University Jutamas (Jan) Wisansing for Creative Tourism: Cases of Thailand examples from Thailand. Perfect Link Consulting Group. 13.00 General discussion 14.00 Lunch 15.30 Paper session 4 Roberta GARIBALDI Not only low-cost. Home swapping as Dept. Economics Francesca FORNO creative tourism strategy. CeSTIT research Group, Dept. Humanities and Social Sciences CORES Research Group, University of Bergamo, Italy. Dr Ilaria Pappalepore Mapping creative tourism mobilities: a LAIBS, Anglia Ruskin discussion of methods. University Cambridge. 16.30 General discussion/webinar 17.30 Closing session

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