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Cover for Tourist experience.

The concept of tourist experience is discussed, highlighting its dimensions such as sensorial/emotional enjoyment, escape from daily routine, internal development and personal enrichment. Also discussed is the concept of experiential tourism, which can become confused with the tourist experience...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Bauer, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urry's theory of the 'tourist gaze'.

Urry's sociological theory of the 'tourist gaze' is discussed, outlining the nine points on which its analytical foundation is based and highlighting the distinction between the 'romantic' gaze and the 'collective' gaze.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plog's psychographic model.

This chapter outlines the five types of tourists identified by Plog based on their psychographic characteristics. Plog developed a normal distribution (bell-shaped) of these tourists and correlated the types of tourists with the destinations they visited. Criticisms of Plog's model are highlighted.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traveller typologies.

Different traveller typologies are discussed: those developed by H. P. Gray, which is based on travel purpose; by V. L. Smith, which is based on tourists' ability to adapt to the local people's norms and lifestyle; by E. Cohen, which is based on a particular combination of preference,...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism theory: concepts, models and systems.

Developed from the Portuguese textbook Teoria do Turismo, the present book provides thorough coverage of all aspects of tourism theory for students and researchers of tourism. This work has an intermediate structure between that of an encyclopaedia and that of a traditional book. It is organized...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book