Performing Cultural Tourism: Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices

Performing Cultural Tourism: Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices

by Susan Carson, Mark Pennings

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ISBN-13: 9781351703895
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Series: New Directions in Tourism Analysis
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Susan Carson, Associate Professor, teaches and researches in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. She received her PhD from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, and now publishes in the fields of cultural tourism, Australian studies and postgraduate pedagogy. Susan’s most recent publication in the tourism sector is ‘Literature, tourism and the city: Writing and cultural change’ with Lesley Hawkes, Kari Gislason and Kate Cantrell in the Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change (2016). She reviews submissions for international journals in the tourism sector as well as for creative industries journals, and is the co-author of a national Australian government Office of Learning and Teaching report into creative practice-led research in Australian universities (2014).

Mark Pennings is a Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory in Visual Arts in the Creative Industries Faculty of the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Pennings’ research interests include visual arts, cultural tourism, the experience economy, cultural and political theory, social and sporting history and pedagogy in international learning. He teaches postwar and contemporary art, and runs study tours to New York City and Tokyo. Pennings has produced many art reviews, catalogue essays and articles in journals such as Art Forum, Art Monthly, Art and Australia and Eyeline. He has presented national and international conference papers in the field of cultural tourism, and is interested in the impact of corporate culture on the infrastructures of tourism in a global experience economy. He has studied art and art museums in experiencescapes, and has examined the role of Museum of Old and New Art (Hobart) and the Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane) in Australian cultural tourism.

Table of Contents


List of contributors

Introduction: Methodologies of touristic exchange: an introduction. Susan Carson

Section 1: Cooperation, exchange, negotiation: the shared needs of Indigenous communities and cultural tourists

Chapter 1

Temporary Belonging: Indigenous cultural tourism and community art centres. Sally Butler

Chapter 2

Saving Sagada. Patricia Maria Santiago

Chapter 3

Native American communities and community development: the case of Navajo Nation. Christine N. Buzinde, Vanessa Vandever and Gyan Nyaupane

Section 2: The cultural tourist, social media and self-exploration

Chapter 4

Investigating the role of virtual peer support in Asian youth tourism. Hilary du Cros

Chapter 5

Doing literary tourism: an autoethnographic approach. Tim Middleton

Chapter 6

Creative cultural tourism development: a tourist perspective. Yang Zhang and Philip Feifan Xie

Chapter 7

#travelselfie: a netnographic study of travel identity communicated via Instagram. Ulrike Gretzel

Section 3: Cultural precincts, events, and managing tourist and community expectations

Chapter 8

The creative turn: performing cultural tourism at Australian convict heritage sites. Susan Carson and Joanna Hartmann

Chapter 9

Cultural tourism and the Olympic movement in Greece. Evangelia Kasimati and Nikolaos G Vagionis

Chapter 10

Private/public - local/global: David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art and the Tasmanian tourist industry. Mark Pennings

Conclusion: Susan Carson and Mark Pennings.

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