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Cover for Why, oh why, oh why, do people travel abroad?

This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues in researching tourist motivation and presents examples of some empirical studies of tourism motivation. These studies test/critique single, dual or multiple motivational hypotheses. The chapter concludes with some unresolved issues of...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Why, oh why, oh why, do people travel abroad?

This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues in researching tourist motivation, and presents examples of some empirical studies on tourism motivation. These examples deal with variations in motivation, from single and dual to multiple (three or more).

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cybertourist.

By anticipating the future, this paper seeks to outline some ideas and explore the possibilities that cybertourism (an electronically simulated travel experience) presents. To achieve this aim, a number of promising technologies are discussed. To frame projected developments suitably in the...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cinematic tourist: perception and subjectivity.

This paper suggests that both film viewers and tourist-travellers are involved in a fundamental quest to make sense of the world they find around them. One is the analogue of the other, and each in turn is emblematic of the surrounding world. The conceptions of cinema and tourism proposed in this...

Author(s)
Morkham, B.; Staiff, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tourist as peak consumer.

The first part of this paper outlines three types of consumer roles from a social temporal-spatial perspective: daily consumer; day-off (or weekend alternative) consumer; and holiday consumer. The second part discusses the characteristics of the tourist as a peak consumer. The relationship between...

Author(s)
Wang Ning
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Re-centring the self in volunteer tourism.

This paper suggests that the theorization of volunteer tourism needs to recognize the interrelationship of time, site and the activities provided at the destination. It also requires a fundamental focus on the individual subjective experience in providing for the significance of the tourist...

Author(s)
Wearing, S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leading the tourist by the nose.

This paper attempts to respond to the challenge of incorporating the other senses (aside from the sense of sight) into studies of tourism. Although it only does so in relation to smell, there is scope for conducting parallel analyses of taste, touch and sound. The argument proceeds by highlighting...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A love affair with elsewhere: love as a metaphor and paradigm for tourist longing.

This paper examines the metaphor of love in order to see what is to be learned from it in relation to tourists. First, the metaphor of love is used to interpret the attitudes that tourists take towards the object of their journeys. Secondly, love for someone or something else is connected to an...

Author(s)
Lengkeek, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism: enacting modern myths.

This paper starts with reflections on the nature of the touristic experience of reality. Some of the 'modern myths' are then treated in detail, and their practical enactment in tourism is examined. The paper sheds light on the special role that tourism plays for contemporary mythology. The...

Author(s)
Hennig, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tourist as a metaphor of the social world.

This chapter discusses: (1) the nature of metaphor; (2) the ways that metaphors operate; (3) the relationship of metaphors to a changing social world; and (4) the tourist as a metaphor of the changing social world.

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter

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