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    • Myths and truths about Brazilian hospitality 

      Ferraz, Valéria de Souza (2012-01)
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      The Brazilians image is often associated with sympathy and joy. However these characteristics do not necessarily make them hospitable. To be hospitable it´s not just have a smile or be helpful, you must have hospitability, ...
    • Tourism reclaiming: urban case study: City of Macau in the Pearl River Delta Region, China 

      Lima, Miguel (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      The main subject of this paper is to study the use of land reclamation development in the contexts of tourism spaces construction in its relation to consolidate urban and growing regions. Referring to the processes involved, ...
    • Landscape, planning and tourism 

      Torres Capell, Manuel de; Torres i Calsapeu, Joan de (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      In town planning, to refer to the topics of tourism is, above all, to put the accent on landscape. A scenic landscape, related to the arcadian tradition, which is reflected on several realities But the landscape of tourism ...
    • Ciudad Blanca, a modern proposal in 1960s tourism 

      García Alonso, Marta; Martínez González, Javier (2012-01)
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      In 1960 Juan Huarte invited Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza to visit the sites in Alcúdia, Mallorca where he intended to promote a new city for tourism. The result of that ambitious urban design project, produced by ...
    • The tourist and the city: on orientation in unknown urban space 

      Kantarek, Anna Agata (2012-01)
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      This paper concentrates on the spatial dimension of a city and human perceptive abilities in its reality. A tourist is an exceptional person in a space which is unknown to him. He usually has a very general and virtual ...
    • Contemporary eden: the transmigration of paradise tales, into edenic architectures today 

      Casha Vida, Stephanie (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      This document proceeds from the research for my doctoral thesis titled This thesis is about the subject of Eden or paradise in architecture, to understand its concepts and be able to generate a general model to generate ...
    • From holiday way of life to everyday rutine 

      Martínez-Peñalver, Covadonga (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      At the moment, in many cities, and even in whole regions, the tourist areas have been stumped so that the limits between habitual inhabitants’ houses and the holiday ones are not already legible in the space. For renewing ...
    • La Manga del Mar Menor: a posible utopia 

      López Martínez, José María; Aroca Vicente, Edith (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      In the 60's began the urbanization of La Manga del Mar Menor for tourism, an area so unspoiled and idyllic. Urban development was entrusted to the architects Antonio Bonet Castellana and Josep Puig Torné. The plan assumed ...
    • Public spaces of Montenegrin cities' coasts: a case study 

      Perovic, Svetlana (2012-01)
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      The paper analyzes and investigates the potentials and limitations of public spaces in cities’ coasts of Montenegro in a mountainous and coastal context. Emphasis is placed upon the littoral. New criteria for the study ...
    • From blue to grey tourısm: cultural brand or culture of trademarks 

      Reina Gutierrez, Eva (2012-01)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This communication aims at analyzing the fact that tourist destinations are changing in recent times; as Ashworth called it ‘a change from blue to grey tourism’. It moves away from the traditional commonplace model of ...
    • The "Hotelera Nacional de Chile" (HONSA): modern tourism in the desert territory in northern Chile 

      Galeno-Ibaceta, Claudio (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      The modern leisure habits result of the right to spare time, increased mobility due to improved transport, education through travel, and enhancement of healthy environments, consolidated in the Chilean desert, a series of ...
    • Towards the end of tourism: global architecture, fantasy and void in the age of withdrawal 

      Altés Arlandis, Alberto (2012-01)
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      Open Access
      The paper presents a reflection on the role of architecture in the age of global tourism and the post-political. It also examines the future of tourism in the face of a looming decline in the availability of cheap fossil ...