Conclusions and implications


From a tourism perspective, the focus of this book has been a particular form of tourism. From the arts perspective, the focus has been the members of an audience who are not local. Previous chapters have examined a number of issues including how the relationship between the arts and tourism has developed and discussion of the factors that have influenced it. Chapter 8 focused on the effects of the relationship. It was seen that the effects were complex and wide-ranging and say something about the way in which societies are developing. It is more than a simple business relationship with implications for marketing. There are wider ramifications of what is going on and it is symptomatic of much wider ...

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