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Cover for Tourists versus pilgrims: dichotomy of visits to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

This chapter explores how a recent upsurge in tourism at Auschwitz-Birkenau has produced a problematic and unhelpful distinction between two types of visitors to the site that supposedly sit at distinct ends of the ethical spectrum of worthiness. The 'pilgrim' and the 'tourist' are the two...

Author(s)
Dalton, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and travel.

Different theoretical works on tourism are discussed, highlighting how the term 'tourism' has evolved throughout the 20th century. The difference between 'travel' and 'tourism' is also explained, as well as the differences among travellers, tourists and visitors.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving people: a conceptual framework for understanding how visitor experiences can be enhanced by mindful attention to interest.

In this chapter, a tourist is referred to as a visitor travelling in an arena of interest-generating or interest-sustaining opportunities that can be scaffolded by experiences with, or through, others in that place. The chapter explores (1) what it takes to help people develop situational and...

Author(s)
Dahl, T. I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas.

This book offers a compilation of transdisciplinary contributions that demonstrate the features of the relationship between tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas. Attention is given to case studies stemming from current and future trends around these topics. Many of these case studies take ...

Author(s)
Azara, I.; Michopoulou, E.; Niccolini, F.; Taff, B. D.; Clarke, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book
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Cover for The visitor: connecting health, wellbeing and the natural environment.

The focus of this chapter is to investigate the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment from a visitor point of view. Specifically, it puts the following research questions to the forefront: how can the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment be...

Author(s)
Hansen, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal watching in tourism.

This chapter discussed the classifications of wildlife tourism which includes first, the fully natural settings, such as wilderness, jungles, or deserts, which are unframed, and in which animals are in no way restrained; second, the semi-natural settings, such as national parks and wildlife...

Author(s)
Glass, T.; Fennell, D. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visitor experience design.

The aim of this book is to examine the best practice in creating and delivering exciting and memorable visitor experiences from a cognitive psychological perspective. It consists of 17 chapters organized into six parts. Part I provides the theories and frameworks of the tourist experience. The next ...

Author(s)
Scott, N.; Gao Jun; Ma JianYu
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book
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Cover for Measurement of visitors' emotion.

In this chapter, tourism studies using self-report emotion measurement are first illustrated, the discussion of which is organized by different theories describing emotions. The chapter then assesses several psychophysiological methods such as electro-dermal activity (EDA), facial EMG...

Author(s)
Li ShanShi; Walters, G.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists and narration in the Arctic: the changing experience of museums.

This chapter investigates a theory known as new museology, which considers how museums are forced to evolve in contemporary societies where data and alternative viewpoints are commonly available and perceived as multiple and concurrent realities. It examines, on one hand, how museums in Arctic...

Author(s)
Edelheim, J.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Arctic tourism experience from an evolving Chinese perspective.

This chapter provides some basic insight into the growing phenomenon of Chinese visitation to the Arctic. Following brief coverage of the overall context of Chinese tourism development, subsequent sections examine the magnitude of Arctic visitation, visitor profiles, motivations, preferences and...

Author(s)
Huang MingFeng; Tang ChuanZhong; Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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