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City Lights: The Rise of Urban Tourism Between Opportunity and Risk
Author/s: Gabriele Manella 
Year:  2013 Issue: 100 Language: Italian 
Pages:  6 Pg. 7-12 FullText PDF:  157 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2013-100001
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This paper introduces the monographic part of the journal; the rise of urban tourism is stressed as well as the co-existence of opportunity and risk in its numerous forms. Tourism is a strategy of regeneration and growth for many cities, but it’s also a sector with a strong social and environmental impact. A possible solution is the increasing attention to territorial and environmental resources as a way to preserve city appeal and mitigate the negative impact of tourism.
Keywords: Urban Tourism, City, Impact, Opportunity, Risk, Environment

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Gabriele Manella, City Lights: The Rise of Urban Tourism Between Opportunity and Risk in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 100/2013, pp. 7-12, DOI:10.3280/SUR2013-100001


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