By Guido Stompff and Roos Gerritsma, InHolland University of applied sciences. Tourism is a wicked problem and there is no centrally coordinated policymaking to balance opposing interests. The narrative of growth has failed, but a new one hasn’t arisen or embraced. Amsterdam is a major tourist destination in Europe and one of the case studies of […]
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By Fiammetta Brandajs from Universitat Rovira i Virgili The current COVID-19 crisis is boosting online activity – everything is increasingly shifting to the digital sphere including mobility. Which urban areas are most resilient to physical break in mobility? The latest studies by theorists from different disciplines analyze the bidirectional relationship which links mobilities to digital […]
By Pratima Sambajee, Kendra Briken, Donagh Horgan and Tom Baum, University of Strathclyde Edinburgh is a festival city constantly scrutinised and criticised by mutiple stakeholders in matters of city-planning, social exclusion, community ownership and overtourism. Residents, city officials, workers of all industries associated with festivals as well as the general tourism and hospitality industries, have […]
By Dejan Križaj, Miha Bratec, Peter Kopić and Tadej Rogelja, University of Primorska The focus of the research is on the adoption and implementation of technological innovations to analyse the Smart Tourism projects implemented in Europe according to the stringent technological criteria of contemporary Smart Tourism definitions. Smart Tourism followed in the footsteps of the […]
Cities and Universities Socio-spatial dynamics of a complex relations and their implications for urban policies Organized by: Loris Servillo and Samantha Cenere (DIST, Politecnico di Torino) Speakers: Jean-Paul Addie (Georgia State University) Louise Kempton (Newcastle University) Daniel Malet Calvo (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa) Silvia Mugnano (University of Milano Bicocca) Nick Revington (Institut national de la […]
By Antonio Paolo Russo and Riccardo Valente, University Rovira i Virgili This piece illustrates some of the early results from the study of Barcelona as an exemplary ‘overtouristed’ city in which access to affordable housing and its relationship with employment is at stake. Our insights seek to influence the debate about policy options for an […]
By Franz Buhr, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon In the last ten years, not only have tourist arrivals to Lisbon increased exponentially, but the city has also become a hotspot for other kinds of transient populations. Digital nomads, ‘expats’, lifestyle migrants, and other transnationally mobile professionals are increasingly present in the city’s […]
By Samantha Cenere and Loris Servillo from Politecnico di Torino Big sporting events have been always considered important city branding strategies and opportunities to launch major urban requalification projects. The Universiadi constitutes a peculiar kind of event that merges these objectives with the specific goal to position a city on the global map of university […]
By Josep Antoni Ivars Baidal from University of Alicante Smart cities and smart destinations have become widely used buzzwords with different meanings and interests. Institutional self-proclamations of smart city / destination are so frequent that it is interesting to specify clearly what constitutes smartness and how it is measured. An undoubtedly complex but necessary task. […]
By Tadej Rogelja, Miha Bratec, Dejan Križaj from University of Primorska Slovenia is among the EU countries with the highest rate of housing shortage. We have focused on the capital Ljubljana and examined the causes that have led to such a situation. The reason on the one hand is the relatively old and poorly […]
- New SMARTDEST publication: “Analysing the impact of short-term rentals” September 28, 2023
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