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“Film-induced tourism: Inventing a Vacation to a Location” (2008) by Walaiporn Rewtrakunphaiboon

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  Content: This paper introduces the term “film-induced tourism” as a growing phenomenon. It investigates film tourism and describes forms and characteristics of film-induced tourism, as well as any previous research that has been carried out on this, by giving data on the impact of

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“Film Induced Tourism: Television Series” a dissertation paper by Jorden Hellemans (2013-2014)

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  Content: This dissertation scrutinizes popular TV series as case studies to proof the power of the small screen to attract tourism to those destinations depicted on television.   Read full paper here.    

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Spain’s Starring Role in Bollywood Movie a Boon to Tourism

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Introduction: A recent phenomenon shows an increase interest of visitors from India in European countries that have been portrayed in their beloved Bollywood films. “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (2011) is one of the most successful Bollywood films in India and a perfect example of film-induced tourism. This film features some popular

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Twilight saga films and the village of Forks in Washington state (USA)

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  Source: “The Twilight of Forks?: The effects of social infrastructure on film tourism and community development in Forks, WA” (2013) by Jessica Crowe from the Southern Illinois University.   Content: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate how a community’s social infrastructure

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World Film Locations book series by Intellect Books (since 2011 )

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Content: These guides include interesting information on the most notable film locations in cities like New York, London, Tokyo and Madrid among others for all-time film lovers.   For more information click here:    

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“Students’ Travel Behaviour and Film Induced Tourism: Do film sets and movie locations attract young travellers?”

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“Students’ Travel Behaviour and Film Induced Tourism: Do film sets and movie locations attract young travellers?”, a Bachelor Thesis by Doris Blaha from Modul University of Vienna (Austria, 18 May 2012)   Content: The thesis explains the rise of “young travel” in general which is

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“The impact of Broadchurch on tourism businesses in West Dorset” a report from January 2014 by Dr. Joanne Connell

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  Content:  This study reports on the extent to which the British TV series Broadchurch impacted on tourism-related businesses in West Bay, Bridport (UK) and the surrounding area.   Read full study here  

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“On the actual street” (2005) by Nick Couldry

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Content: Comparing modern tourism and media practices.   Availability: In D. Crouch, R. Jackson & F. Thompson (Eds.), the Media and the Tourist Imagination. Converging cultures (pp. 60-75). London, New York: Routledge.   Click here to read full paper.

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“The Economic Impact of the UK Film Industry” (2012) by Oxford Economics

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Content: Studies what impact the film industry has on the UK.   Availability: BFI – Oxford Economics 2012   Click here to read full paper.    

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“Toddlers, tourism and Tobermory: Destination marketing issues and television induced tourism” (2005) by Joanne Connell

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Content: Studies the impact of television-induced tourism in the case of the childrens’ show “Balamory” in Mull, Scotland.   Availability: Tourism Management, 26(5), 763-776.   The article is available here.    

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