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Transformational tourism: tourist perspectives

Transformational tourism: tourist perspectives

Reisinger, Yvette, editor of compilation

'Transformational Tourism' deals with the important issue of how travel and tourism can change human behaviour and have a positive impact on the world. It focuses on human development in a world dominated by post-9/11 security and political challenges, economic and financial collapses, and environmental threats

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI, [2013]
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Details

Statement of responsibility: edited by Yvette Reisinger
ISBN: 1780642091, 9781780642093
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xvi, 237 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Subject: Travel and Tourism.; Tourism Psychological aspects.; Tourism.

Contents

  1. I: Preface
  2. PART I: INTRODUCTION
  3. 1: Hopeful Tourism: a Transformational Perspective
  4. PART II: TRANSFORMATION AND TOURISM
  5. 2: Transformation and Transformational Learning Theory
  6. 3: Connection between Travel, Tourism and Transformation
  7. 4: Not 'On Vacation': Survival Escapist Travel as an Agent of Transformation
  8. PART III: WELLNESS, RETREAT, RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL TOURISM
  9. 5: Transforming Quality of Life through Wellness Tourism
  10. 6: Retreat Tourism as a Form of Transformational Tourism
  11. 7: Nearer to God - Transformational Experiences of Short-term Mission Travellers
  12. 8: The Transformative Power of Yoga Tourism
  13. PART IV: EXTREME SPORTS, BACKPACKING AND CULTURAL TOURISM
  14. 9: Extreme Sports as Transformational Tourism
  15. 10: Returning Home: Reflections on Lifestyle Transformation Resulting from International Backpacker Travels
  16. 11: Finding Themselves in San Blas, Panama
  17. PART V: WWOOFING AND ECOTOURISM
  18. 12: WWOOFing Tourists, Beaten Tracks and Transformational Paths
  19. 13: The Next Stage of Eco-travel: Facilitating Transformation through Personal Ethics
  20. PART VI: VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATIONAL TOURISM
  21. 14: Acculturation, Re-entry and Transformation: the Story of a Volunteer Tourist
  22. 15: Travel for Education: a Force for Peace and Cross-cultural Understanding?
  23. 16: Doing Good for God's Sake: the Role of Religion in Altruism. The Case of Volunteer Tourism
  24. 17: Conclusion