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Transformational Tourism: Tourist Perspectives
- Political Science, Geography
"Transformational Tourism" deals with the important issue of how travel and tourism can change human behavior and have a positive impact on the world. The book focuses on human development in a world… Expand
The Transformative Power of the International Sojourn: an Ethnographic Study of the International Student Experience
The findings from an ethnographic study of international postgraduate students’ adjustment journey through life in England illustrates the transformative potential of the international student… Expand
From drifter to gap year tourist: Mainstreaming backpacker travel.
Abstract Long-haul, long-term independent travel—here backpacking—has become increasingly common over the last few decades. Once considered a marginal activity undertaken by society’s drop-outs, it… Expand
Ringing the Fourfold: A Philosophical Framework for Thinking about Wellness Tourism
Perhaps no other area of tourism more needs a philosophy than wellness tourism with its transcendental aims and spiritual dimension. This paper explores Heidegger's rich philosophical concept of the… Expand
Somewhat empty meeting grounds: Travelers in South India
Abstract Making ‘genuine’ contacts with local people has been defined as one of the ‘pillars’ of the ideology of independent travel. In a groundbreaking time-space budgeting survey among travelers in… Expand
We are not tourist
- We fit inn this community”: Relationship between volunteer tourism and residents in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. 7 World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure. 3 ‘ 7 June 2014, Istanbul. Pp. 277 282.