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Tourist potential of a city - a case study of Toruń (Poland)

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dc.contributor.author Biegańska, Jadwiga
dc.contributor.author Grzelak-Kostulska, Elżbieta
dc.contributor.author Kwiatkowski, Michał
dc.contributor.author Dąbrowski, Leszek S.
dc.contributor.author Rogatka, Krzysztof
dc.contributor.author Smoliński, Paweł
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-08T09:34:16Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-08T09:34:16Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation 20th International Colloquium on Regional Sciences, Kurdějov, 14-16 June 2017: conference proceedings
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/4790
dc.description.abstract The presented research aims at analysing and evaluating the subjective reception of the tourist potential of a city by its users – residents and tourists, as well as indicating the qualities (places or symbols) through which it is perceived. This is intended as an assessment of the actions taken in the scope of promoting tourism in the city. The research method related to applying the PAPI method was based on the assumption—present in literature on the subject—that assessing the tourist potential from the perspective of recipients’ impressions may be an alternative to the currently prevalent methods. The research has shown that a positive reception of tourist potential has to translate into its high rating as compared to other places. It is also important to have a coherent image of a place (through the identification of the main symbols) and indicate its universal nature (it may attract a broad range of recipients). These assessments allow for checking the propriety of the direction in which local policies are led; however, it is pivotal that the opinions expressed by residents be in line with the views of tourists and visitors.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject Toruń
dc.subject city
dc.subject urban tourism
dc.subject tourist economy
dc.title Tourist potential of a city - a case study of Toruń (Poland)
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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