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This paper examines the ways in which tradition was manufactured and consumed at several levels. It is done by discussing the connections between traditions and texts through the cultures of travel that were set in motion by European and North American tourists in Egypt between 1820 and 1920. It is ...

Author(s)
Gregory, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Consuming tradition, manufacturing heritage: global norms and urban forms in the age of tourism, 2001, pp 111-151
Abstract

This paper examines the preferences for information sources in travel planning by experienced travellers and Internet users in Norway. The study focuses on 4 categories of sources and how travellers planning to go on a city-holiday rank these sources and their sub-categories. A total of 392...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.; Tronvoll, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 276-285
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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Through an analysis of guidebook representations of the travel experience in Aboriginal Australia, this chapter reveals that the three selected guidebooks shape and frame particular travel pursuits as offering the traveller an alternative experience of the destination and of indigenous people and...

Author(s)
Young, T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter