The purpose of this editorial is to introduce the special issue on creative cities and cultural spaces, as offering new perspectives for tourism.
The paper identifies some key concerns that cities currently face and introduces the articles in the special issue, remarking on the novel ideas and concepts provided in these papers.
Creative tactics may provide an alternative to cultural regeneration strategies, and increase the capability of cities to distinguish themselves from other competing places.
The paper identifies key concepts that are further discussed in the articles included in this special issue on “creative cities and cultural spaces: new perspectives for tourism”.
Alvarez, M.D. (2010), "Creative cities and cultural spaces: new perspectives for city tourism", International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 171-175. https://doi.org/10.1108/17506181011067565
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