Sustainable Metropolitan Tourism Network's (SMeT-NET) podcast on all things metropolitan tourism. We discuss new tourism geographies in the context of metropolises, governing, new types of tourists, experiences, imaginaries, and try to understand future developments. The podcast series, hosted by Dr Adam Eldridge and Dr Maja Jović, brings forward a number of voices - academics and industry professionals from around the globe to help us examine the changes and unique metropolitan qualities that allow for these changes in tourism to happen.
Episode 2: Nighttime and the metropolis (with Jordi Nofre and Marcos Paulo Ferreira de Gois)
Our second episode is bringing together Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro, looking at the way size and complexity of these cities affects their night time offers, geographic and population expansion. We talk about resilience and resistance, as well as the tensions between different groups.
Episode 1: Introduction to metropolitan tourism (with Maria Gravari-Barbas and Robert Maitland)
In this inaugural episode of SMeT-NET, we discuss some of the key topics that define metropolitan qualities of cities and tourism in the metropolises. Our guests discuss spatialities, new tourism experiences, gentrification, metropolitan cultures and futures.