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New holiday towns as non-places: the case of Marina d'Or

Author
Beltran, L.; Roca, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th Conference of International Forum on Urbanism Barcelona
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012-01-26
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the International Forum on Urbansim
First page
1
Last page
10
Publisher
Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
International Forum on Urbanism
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/2099/12246 Open in new window
Abstract
Since the start of tourism as rewarding and massive activity in the mid-nineteenth century, new tourist destinations have appeared to satisfy mass tourism. Among the different urban developments that have taken place so far, the objective of this paper is to reflect on a model of tourist development that is spreading internationally, the New holiday towns. These urban settlements can reach large dimensions in size and population, so producing appreciable economic, political and environmental imp...
Citation
Beltran, Lidia; Roca Cladera, José Nicasio. New holiday towns as Non-places: the case of Marina d'Or. A: Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism. "6th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU): TOURBANISM, Barcelona, 25-27 gener". Barcelona: IFoU, 2012, p. 1-10.
Keywords
Marina d'Or, New towns, Non-places, Social impact of tourism
Group of research
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations

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