Contrived landscapes: simulated environments as an emerging medium of tourism destinations.

@inproceedings{Forrester2005ContrivedLS,
  title={Contrived landscapes: simulated environments as an emerging medium of tourism destinations.},
  author={Scott A. Forrester and Shalini Singh},
  year={2005}
}
  • Scott A. Forrester, Shalini Singh
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • This paper explores the idea of simulated tourism environments as an emergent medium of tourism destinations. Several simulated tourism environments will be exemplified from which some obvious characteristics of these artificial environments will be offered as a means of developing an understanding of this emerging phenomenon. Drawing on a range of sources including academic, popular fiction, and travel literature and promotional materials, the author(s) examine the way in which simulated… CONTINUE READING

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