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The Effects of Tourism Development Upon the Commercial Supply. An Analysis about Historical Center of Florence
Author/s: Licia Lipari 
Year:  2013 Issue: 100 Language: Italian 
Pages:  14 Pg. 13-26 FullText PDF:  624 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2013-100002
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Tourism is becoming one of the most important economic fields in historical cities. The main consequence is a change in commercial structure. Tourism industry is growing in historical city center, with the risk of the «normal urban activities» displacement. In order to analyze the impact of tourism development, the center of Florence has been chosen on the period 2004-2010. The results show that some areas are exclusively aimed at fulfilling tourists’ demands, other keep a multipurpose function.
Keywords: Commercial Structure, Historical City Center, Tourism, Sustainability, Zoning, Florence.

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Licia Lipari, The Effects of Tourism Development Upon the Commercial Supply. An Analysis about Historical Center of Florence in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 100/2013, pp. 13-26, DOI:10.3280/SUR2013-100002


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