Casting Off

  title={Casting Off},
  author={Careen Mackay Yarnal and Deborah Kerstetter},
  journal={Journal of Travel Research},
  pages={368 - 379}
Growth in tourism during the past 20 years means more people are using physical spaces away from home for vacation. Yet research on vacation spaces is noticeably absent. Focusing on a cruise ship, the primary purpose of this article is to draw attention to how social interaction in a group vacation context intersects with vacation experiences. A secondary purpose is to introduce space and how it can extend thinking about the role that tourism spaces play in the development of social interaction… 

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