Iconicity and flagshipness of tourist attractions

Weidenfeld, Adi (2010) Iconicity and flagshipness of tourist attractions. Annals of Tourism Research, 37 (3) . pp. 851-854. ISSN 0160-7383 (doi:10.1016/j.annals.2010.02.007)

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Major attractions (iconic or flagship) are considered as tools for economic development and as catalysts of urban regeneration, social change, and rebranding in urban and rural settings as they increase local appeal to visitors and quality of life for residents. Their impact has been often defined in the professional jargon as ‘effect’. This research note calls for further studies on the associated issues of definition, management strategies, social and environmental effects, as well as the dynamic process of the creation and loss of iconicity and flagshipness of major tourist attractions.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Marketing, Branding and Tourism
Item ID: 10783
Depositing User: Adi Weidenfeld
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 12:17
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 00:55
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10783

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