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This chapter examines tourism discourses, focusing on some texts used for the promotion of cultural tourism and ecotourism in Namibia. Three interrelated arguments are developed. Firstly, it is argued that brochures, flyers and signboards of community-based tourism enterprises, which represent a...

Author(s)
Papen, U.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Discourse, communication and tourism, 2005, pp 79-97
Abstract

This paper examines the use of the internet as a medium for awareness and information in tourism marketing, using the example of a single origin representing a major tourism market and the destinations about which potential tourists may receive information via the internet [Toronto, Canada]. This...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2001: Proceedings of the International Conference in Montreal, Canada, 2001, 2001, pp 120-129
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Cover for A 'vice among tourists'? Trans-national narratives of the Irish landscape, 1886-1914.

This chapter highlights the role of guidebooks and travelogues in prefiguring the Irish landscape for promotion to the domestic tourist market in Great Britain in the 19th century. It discusses how visual images and text were specifically employed to enable parallels to be drawn between Ireland and ...

Author(s)
James, K. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter details the changing historical dimensions of lake tourism in Savonlinna in Finland and connects the representation of the lake (as shown in historical advertising materials) to broader national myths and representations. It is shown that the different types of representations and the...

Author(s)
Pitkänen, K.; Vepsäläinen, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 67-82
Abstract

This chapter examines how travel journalists as travel mediators construct power relations among travel constituents. The concept of 'mediation' is defined in this chapter as an intervention between, and a shaping of, tourist relationships or interactions among diverse interest groups. The chapter...

Author(s)
Simmons, B. A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and postcolonialism: contested discourses, identities and representations, 2004, pp 43-56
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Cover for Visual images of metaphors in tourism advertising.

This study explores the contribution of metaphorical patterns to the representation of tourism images in print advertising. The focus of this chapter is on print advertising as metaphor and is analysed from a linguistic point of view. It investigates metaphor within the context of advertising and...

Author(s)
Djafarova, E.; Ander, H. C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter comments on the experiences of American tourists to Britain as recorded in their journals from the 1840s onwards concerning royalty and its prominent place in their imaginings of Britain and their visits to sites with royal associations. The physical reconstructions and...

Author(s)
Baxendale, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Royal tourism: excursions around monarchy, 2008, pp 26-50
Abstract

This chapter considers the way in which individual leisure landscapes may be elevated to a level that enables the experience to be defined as sacred. The role of travel brochures and other promotional material in this process is noted. These images are bolstered by the linking of personal memories...

Author(s)
Tressider, R.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure/tourism geographies: practices and geographical knowledge., 1999, pp 137-148
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the Ireland of the Welcomes, the official publication of the Irish Tourist Board which has been in continuous existence since 1952. In particular, it looks at the depiction of Irish tourism, the changing writing practices, and what the writing itself can tell about a society ...

Author(s)
Cronin, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Irish tourism: image, culture and identity, 2003, pp 179-195
Abstract

This chapter examines the way in which images of local populations are portrayed in travelogues. A series of examples are used to illustrate the ways in which images can be created and maintained under the guise of accuracy, and a continuum of attitudes is used from negative to positive, hostile to ...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and indigenous peoples., 1996, pp 349-375

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