Tourism is a source of income. The following events are attended by a number of people from outside the area:
- Lucca Comics and Games, the most important exposition of comics and games in Italy, the second in Europe and the third in the world. It takes place at the end of October.
- Viareggio's Carnival
- Lucca Summer Festival, an international music meeting.
- Lucca Film Festival
- Lucca Digital Photo Fest
- Procession of Santa Croce, on 13 of September. Costume procession through the town's roads.
- Lucca Jazz Donna
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... Edgartown was used as the main shooting location for the town of Amity in Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster Jaws ... Many landmarks and buildings in Edgartown that were filmed in the movie can still be seen today ...
... This slowdown on international tourism demand was also reflected in the air transport industry, with a negative growth in September 2008 and a 3.3% growth in passenger traffic through September ... In 2009 worldwide tourism arrivals decreased by 3.8% ... However, evidence suggests that tourism as a global phenomena shows no signs of substantially abating in the long term ...
Famous quotes containing the word tourism:
“In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.”
—Robert Runcie (b. 1921)