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

Session: Urban Tourism Geographies 1

Chairperson: Anne-Marie d’Hautserre

(Mega)events, tourism and production of urban space: Socio-spatial legacies of FIFA World Cup 2014 to Brazilian host cities

Rita de Cássia Ariza da Cruz, Department of Geography, São Paulo University


Residential tourism and the transformation of the urban landscape in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

Angela Hof (1), Macia Blazquez (2)

(1) Department of Geography, Ruhr University Bochum

(2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of the Balearic Islands


Gastronomy in the promotion of Houston, Texas as an urban tourism destination

Velvet Nelson, Department of Geography and Geology, Sam Houston State University


Development of the tourism space in the urban structure. Some cases from the Maghreb countries

Maciej Kałaska, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw


How the place of residence and socio-demographic factors affect the attitude of Riga's residents towards the development and impact of tourism

Aija van der Steina (1), Maija Rozite (2)

(1) Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia

(2) Faculty of Geography, University of Latvia