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The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

The article argues that semiotic analysis can be applied advantageously in tourism studies. C. S. Peirce's representation triad is applied to destination representations by conceptualizing destinations, related activities, or entities as objects; photographs or textual descriptions as signs; and...

Author(s)
Pennington, J. W.; Thomsen, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 33-53
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

This study provides preliminary empirical insight into the contemporary tourist phenomenon of sightrunning. This combined offering simultaneously concurs with and evades theoretical perspectives of hybrid tourists, sport tourism, cultural tourism and urban tourism, favouring examination of such...

Author(s)
Kolar, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 400-408
Abstract

In 'Walking to Be Some Body' Matthew R. Anderson uses the example of North American Scandinavian-background pilgrims walking Norway's St. Olaf Way to parse the yearning of contemporary diaspora pilgrims who walk repristinated routes along ancient paths toward real or imagined homelands. These...

Author(s)
Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 62-76

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