music tourism

Globalization, commodification, social media, internet, cheap flights, global and local

Music festivals: Interconnectedness all over the world

Article
Vita van Hellenberg Hubar
13/04/2022
11 minutes to read

Cultural globalization produces global festivals with local music festival characteristics that include an increased focus on environmental issues. Communities on- and offline are thus connected with the help of social media and cheap flights. 

Flag Moment at Ultra Miami

Music tourism

Article
Kasia Zaleska
21/01/2019
11 minutes to read

Among the new tourism trends that have been caused by globalization is music tourism. Nowadays, people will travel great distances to see their favorite artist or to escape their daily life. What motivates these festivalgoers?