Cultural tourism and tourism cultures the business of mediating experiences in Copenhagen and Singapore by Can-Seng Ooi

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Published by Copenhagen Business School Press, Copenhagen Business School Press, Books International [distributor] in Copenhagen, Herndon, VA .

Written in English

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  • Denmark,
  • Copenhagen.,
  • Singapore.


  • Heritage tourism -- Denmark -- Copenhagen,
  • Heritage tourism -- Singapore,
  • Tourism -- Social aspects -- Denmark -- Copenhagen,
  • Tourism -- Social aspects -- Singapore

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-253) and index.

Book details

StatementCan-Seng Ooi.
LC ClassificationsG156.5.H47 O64 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3770561M
ISBN 108763000911
LC Control Number2003502758

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