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Movie Induced Tourism: A New Tourism Phenomenon

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  • Gjorgievski, Mijalce

    () (University of Tourism and Management in Skopje, Macedonia)

  • Melles Trpkova, Sinolicka

    (Faculty of Drama arts Skopje, Macedonia)

Abstract

At the turn of the century, the tourism industry underwent a transformation triggered by the sweeping processes of globalization. The traditional forms of tourism were supplemented and expanded by the introduction of new postmodern tourist forms, bringing new and different tourist offers to the marketplace. One of these new forms is the film tourism, a rapidly growing and important new tourism trend, in which the choice of the tourist destination is directly motivated and inspired by the movies. Film tourism establishes a link between the movie characters, locations and stories, and the film-tourists, who are inspired to immerse themselves and relive again the movie-generated and movie-driven emotions at the location of the movie. The film tourism increases the overall economic effects of tourism and establishes a new link between the film and the tourism industry, both of which provide not only pleasure and satisfaction for the film tourist, but also spiritual enrichment and novel learning experience.

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  • Gjorgievski, Mijalce & Melles Trpkova, Sinolicka, 2012. "Movie Induced Tourism: A New Tourism Phenomenon," UTMS Journal of Economics, University of Tourism and Management, Skopje, Macedonia, vol. 3(1), pages 97-104.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:utmsje:0053
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    1. J. Barkley Rosser, 2009. "Introduction," Chapters,in: Handbook of Research on Complexity, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    1. André Rafael Ferreira & Raquel Mendes & Laurentina Vareiro, 2015. "Residents? Perceptions of Film-Induced Tourism," ERSA conference papers ersa15p1455, European Regional Science Association.

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    Keywords

    film; tourism; tourist; location; character; film studio;

    JEL classification:

    • L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism

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