'What happens in Tenerife stays in Tenerife': Understanding women's sexual behaviour on holiday.

@article{Thomas2005WhatHI,
  title={'What happens in Tenerife stays in Tenerife': Understanding women's sexual behaviour on holiday.},
  author={Michelle Thomas},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={571-84}
}
Recent research has drawn attention to the epidemiological importance of international travel in the spread of HIV. Drawing on data generated in focus groups and in depth interviews with women holiday travellers, this paper explores the context of sexual risk behaviour of women on holiday. These data suggest that freedom from the constraints and realities of domestic life is a crucial aspect of the holiday experience. It is argued that holidays are a 'liminoid period' in which norms of… CONTINUE READING