C12.15 Geography of Tourism, Leisure, and Global Change

Session: Geographies of Heritage and Cultural Tourism / Tourism and Regional Development: Senses, Feelings, Emotions

Chairpersons: Dieter K. Müller, Tim Coles, Carolin Funck, Jie Zhang

Immaterial world heritage Tango: Commodification of dance as a tourism product in Buenos Aires       

Tatjana Thimm, Hochschule Konstanz University of Applied Sciences (HTWG)


Integrating marketing and management for sustainable tourism initiative at a bucolic destination in Hong Kong

Lawal Marafa, Kar Man, Carmen Ng, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Building cross-sectoral regional development platforms: The case of food tourism in Northern European destinations

Laura James (1), Henrik Halkier (2)

(1) Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

(2) Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University


A geographical analysis on soundscape architecture of traditional Chinese garden and the related tourism interpretation: Case of Ravine of the Sound of Music Jichuangyuan Garden Wuxi

Jie Zhang (1), Hong-Lei Zhang (1), Na Li (2), Shi-Sheng Jing (3)

(1) School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Nanjing University

(2) Nanjing University of Finance & Economics

(3) Park Administration, Huishan National Park, Wuxi