The Routledge Companion to Media and Tourism


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1. Introduction: In the juncture of media convergence and tourism - towards a research agenda. Part I - Critical and conceptual entrance points to the field. 2. Invited contribution - The Janus face of transmedia tourism: Towards a logistical turn in media and tourism studies. 3. Invited contribution - Mind the gap: Interdisciplinary approaches to media and tourism. 4. Theme Parks - Where media and tourism converge. 5. Cinematic tourism in a time of media convergence: A spatial framework. 6. What do Melania Trump tourism and Dracula tourism have in common? 'Othering' in the Western media discourse. 7. Confronting the gaze, gripping the virtual: A cultural materialist perspective on cinema-tourism studies. 8. Promoting cultural heritage in a post-digital context: A speculative future for the online archive 9. Physical digital labour and the commoditisation of cultural Sites: Mediatising tourism through social mapping. Part II - Mediatized places and spaces. 10. Football tourism and the sounds of televised matches. 11. Pop idols, mediatized places, and identity-oriented performances of fans as domestic tourists in Japan. 12. Do you feel the warmth? The online destination image of Southeast Asia. 13. Tourism and popcorns: The role of feature films in branding and marketing destination New Zealand 14. Official destination websites: A place's showcase to the world. 15. Doing as directed: Analysing representations of travel in contemporary Bollywood cinema. 16. Representation of food and tourism in legacy media: rediscovering the roots. 17. Liminality and the stranger: Understanding tourists and their landscapes through True Detective. Part III - Circle of representation. 18. Co-creation constrained: Exploring gazes of the destination on Instagram. 19. Representations of a Green Ireland: a case study of global franchises Star Wars and Game of Thrones. 20. Representation of the UAE as a touristic destination in Nat Geo Abu Dhabi: An analytical study. 21. Rewriting history, revitalizing heritage: Heritage-based contents tourism in the Asia-Pacific region. 22. Challenges of film-induced tourism in Croatia: From Winnetou to Game of Thrones. 23. Beaten tracks: belatedness and anti-tourism in guidebooks. 24. Film tourism and a changing cultural landscape for New Zealand: The influence of Pavlova westerns. 25. Tourists' place-making performances through music. 26. Tourists' filmic representations on YouTube: A case study analysis of two mediatised visits to the Mursi in Ethiopia. Part IV - Tourists as media producers. 27. Star gazing: The nexus and disparity between the media, tourism, and cultural heritage in Ireland. 28. Commemorating popular media heritage: From shrines of fandom to sites of memory. 29. Media tourism, culinary cultures, and embodied fan experience: Visiting Hannibal's Florence. 30. Scene hunting for anime locations: Otaku tourism in Cool Japan. 31. Behind-the-(museum)scenes: Fan-curated exhibitions as tourist attractions. 32. Creative fandoms and the mediatized sacred sites. 33. I came, I saw, I selfied: Travelling in the age of Instagram. 34. The mediatization of Sherlock Holmes: Autoethnographic observations on literary and film tourism. 35. Cultural intimacy of fans/travellers: popular culture and the politics of classification. Part V - Transmedia tourism. The role of stories in travel posts to social media. 37. Evaluating multiple portrayals of destination image: Assessing, categorising, and authenticating visuals on Facebook posted by national tourism organisations. 38. The digital tourist bureau: Challenges and opportunities when transferring to a digital value creation. 39. Tourist information search in the age of mediatization. 40. Towards sustainable nautical tourism - exploring transmedia storytelling. 41. The nexus between tourism heritage attraction, media and fashion. 42. Online and on tour: the smartphone effect in transmedia contexts. 43. Smartphone as the invisible backpack: The impact of smartphone on Chinese backpackers' mobility pattern. 44. Afterword - Participatory placemakers: socio-spatial orderings along the nexus of tourism and media

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Maria Mansson is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Strategic Communication at Lund University, Sweden. She has a PhD in Service Studies from Lund University that focused on Mediatized tourism. Her research deals with media's influence on tourism and tourists' performances at destinations, place marketing, and place branding with a particular focus on popular culture.Annae Buchmann has a PhD in Social Science and is a Lecturer in Events, Tourism, and Leisure at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Anna has published widely in film/media tourism and also horse tourism considering multispecies perspectives. Her interdisciplinary research looks at long-term strategies for creating sustainable communities and organisations in urban and regional destinations.Cecilia Cassinger obtained her PhD in Marketing, 2010. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Strategic Communication, Lund University, Sweden. Her research concerns the consequences and transformative potential of place brand communication and how communication is strategically used to mitigate conflicts among users in places, such as cities, regions, and nations.Lena Eskilsson is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography working at the Department of Service Management and Service Studies at Lund University, Sweden. She has a specialisation in place development and marketing with finalised research projects focusing on the bridging of the film and tourism sectors, as well as the influence of media on tourism and tourist behaviour at destinations.

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