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Explorer travellers and adventure tourism

Explorer travellers and adventure tourism

Laing, Jennifer, 1967- author; Frost, Warwick, author

This title examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel - based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change - is a major trend in future tourism

Paperback, Book. English.
All formats and editions (2)
Published Bristol: Channel View Publications, [2014]
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Jennifer Laing and Warwick Frost
ISBN: 1845414578, 9781845414573
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: vii, 263 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm.
Series: Tourism and cultural change ; 40
Subject: Tourism.; Adventure and adventurers.; Travel and Tourism.; Adventure travel.
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change ; 40.

Contents

  1. 1. Introducing the Explorer Traveller
  2. Section 1 - The Hero's Journey
  3. 2. The Call to Adventure
  4. 3. Preparation and Departure
  5. 4. The Journey
  6. 5. The Return
  7. Section 2 - Imagining Explorers
  8. 6. Fiction and the Myth of the Explorer
  9. 7. Desert Island Castaways
  10. 8. Re-enactments
  11. Section 3 - Tourists At Play
  12. 9. Crossing Borders
  13. 10. On Safari
  14. Section 4 - The Future
  15. 11. Destination Mars
  16. 12. The Explorer Traveller: The Myth Continues
  17. Sources
  18. References