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Categories attractions

  1. 1. Activities Categories
  2. 2. Cultural Indoor <ul><li>High and low culture </li></ul><ul><li>High culture which includes so called ‘fine arts’ – paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, classical music, opera, theatre and literature </li></ul><ul><li>Low or popular culture e.g. sport, music, sport, folk dancing, gastronomy, handicrafts </li></ul><ul><li>Little distinction now as marketing has ‘popularised’ all forms of culture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cultural Indoor <ul><li>Museums and art galleries-54.6 million visitors 2006 UK </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibitions attract large numbers visitors e.g. Monet and Lord of the Rings at Te Papa </li></ul><ul><li>Guggenheim museum, Bilbao constructed to attract visitors to the city </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/34568560@N00/228557046/
  4. 4. Cultural - Indoor <ul><li>Museums can be former homes e.g. Graceland, Memphis – 2 nd only to White House in numbers of visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Gastronomical </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/jbcurio/2764457886/
  5. 5. Cultural - Outdoor <ul><li>Festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Music shows </li></ul><ul><li>Visits to sites and monuments </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic villages </li></ul><ul><li>Ceremonies </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Sport </li></ul><ul><li>? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Environmental <ul><li>Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Natural attractions e.g. Milford Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Walks </li></ul>
  7. 7. Urban recreation <ul><li>Shopping </li></ul><ul><li>Historic buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Atmosphere </li></ul>
  8. 8. Categories <ul><li>Experiential tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Rural tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Health tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Religious tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Dark tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Eco tourism </li></ul>

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