The Establishment of National Heritage Tourism

Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy

Authored by: Monica Gilli

The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  January  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415523516
eBook ISBN: 9780203120958
Adobe ISBN: 9781136324789

10.4324/9780203120958.ch12

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Abstract

Starting in the 1980s there was a marked rise in the number of museums and a significant growth in cultural tourism throughout Europe (Ginsburgh and Mairesse 1997; Prentice 2001). These trends have stimulated profound changes in cultural tourism which have also affected Italy, perhaps more than many other countries.

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