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Tourist flows and museum admissions in Italy: an integrated analysis
Francesca Petrei, Lorenzo Cavallo, Maria Teresa Santoro

Last modified: 2018-05-12


The main aims of this paper are to analyse cultural tourism in Italy and its relationship with the territory and to provide a tool for policy makers to identify the local dynamics and choose the best development policies. The cultural tourism is studied trough the relation between tourism and cultural statistics.

The analysis uses a spatial approach to identify well-defined geographical areas having significant different - touristic and cultural - characteristics. In order to identify the areas with the greatest cultural-tourism vocation, it is proposed a classification of the municipalities, focusing on some case studies.


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