Do Tourists Travel for the Discovery of “Self” or Search for the “Other”?

@article{Moscardo2014DoTT,
  title={Do Tourists Travel for the Discovery of “Self” or Search for the “Other”?},
  author={Gianna Moscardo and Graham M. S. Dann and B. Mckercher},
  journal={Tourism Recreation Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={106 - 81}
}
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