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Odyssey, November 1 st 2007 – WHY SIGNIFICANT? Urban Infrastucture (Strategy) Booz Allen Hamilton Substantial increase in mobility and temporary migration.

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1 Odyssey, November 1 st 2007 – WHY SIGNIFICANT? Urban Infrastucture (Strategy) Booz Allen Hamilton Substantial increase in mobility and temporary migration (project work) in past decade; 100% incline of air transport in the 1990s, also car travel, ‘carbon’ economy issue (Swifter, Socially Responsible, Sustainable, Safer). Accessibility, Tourism and Regional Development – increasingly schizophrenic position in regional development: sidelined by manufacturing and knowledge-oriented activities; – occasionally seen as the great hope for peripheral regions, more recently potential driver of experience economy in metropolitan areas; Descriptive case studies dominate the not-too-large literature on tourism and regional development -Source: RSA Working Group on Tourism, Regional Development and Public Policy -1 st workshop 2-4 April 2008, Izmir, Turkey Acknowledgement to Steve Little, OUBS (26-10-2007)

2 Odyssey, October 31 st 2007 - WHO & WHAT? –Steve Little: Milton Keynes “A space people go through: But how to keep them? spatial design perspective - Movement in the same space from different perspectives chronological and alternative views – Redways David Crowther : “Is sustainable tourism possible and can it be socially responsible? Resource-based view - Sustainability is both better use AND better distribution in a way ‘that people can live with’ Maria Di Domenico Farm Tourism and Rural Socio-Economic Diversification – actor approach boundaries and coping mechanisms, identity and risk of excessive diversification Gerard van Keken Crafting and Implementing destination brand strategy – co-creative approach trying to give meaning to the essence of place brand identity Ronald Lee & Manfred Zielinski “Cultural Heritage tourism in Virtual Worlds”, technologist approach to “Virtual Tourism in Google Earth” Virtual Tourism Locations in Second Life: images of Amsterdam, Paris, etc, noting that audience watched an emerging technology (one year ago not possible; one year from now it would be enhanced version) Kazuo Murakami “ Innovation in Travel Writing: Rhetoric for articles in Women’s Journals in Japan” a chronological, linguistic approach to content analysis indicating significance of fashion in tourism domain

3 Odyssey, November 1 st 2007 - WHO & WHAT? Jenny Atmanagara : “Measuring Sustainability in Tourist Travel – An Evaluation of the Infrastructure Promotion by Swiss Regional, Tourism and Transport Policies – knowledge based view of accessibility co-efficients and public transport connections decision making and policy formulation Erik van ‘t Klooster: “The Challenge of communication and control in international volunteer networks: A service delivery perspective” – AIESEC case cultural circulation Stephen Little & Julian Hine: ‘Changing Track repositioning the Irish and Australian railways in the national conciousness’ a system’s perspective on railway development And its re-definition due to privatization, deregulation and IT – impact on the travel Culture Discussion Panel Salvador Anton Clave: Global Theme Parks and tourism Development” a spatial approach to the commercial consequences of leisure in the Marne region, USA and Greater Pearl River Delta

4 Odyssey, November 1 st 2007 – HOW TO MOVE ON? Conferences: –Malaysia and Japanese travel market – November 2008 (Kazuo Murakami) EUFA Soccer Cup, 16-17 May 2008 (Hans Ruedi Mueller, University of Bern) Events various views, including sustainability - AIEST Congress – Joensuu University Finland (Karelia) August 2009 -Community approach to Tourism Development – University of Pretoria, South Africa – Winter/Spring 2009

5 Odyssey, November 1 st 2007 – HOW TO MOVE ON? Research Projects – UK Northwest – Liverpool 2008 - regional development, creative industries and Tourism (Steve Little) -Zeeland, the Netherlands (Gerard van Keken, Felix Janszen & Murthy Halemane); -Managing the future – Carlson Wagon Lit (Pedro Prada, ESADE); -Tourism Business Networks (Arja Lemmethynen, University of Turku) -Collabarative Destination marketing (Francesca D’Angella, ILUM) - Governance Peace and Prosperity Indian Context – Crisis Management (P.C. van Fenema)

6 Figure 1 – Collaboration and Dispersion (P.C. Fenema, 2002)


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