Backpackers and mainstreamers: Realities and Myths

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleBackpackers and mainstreamers: Realities and Myths Author(S)Svein Larsen (Author)
Abstract  This paper addresses the issue of the budget traveler (backpacker) as compared to mainstream tourists, highlighting travel motivations, subjective judgments of risk, tourist worries and tourists’ self identifications. A total of 1880 tourists to Norway participated in the study, of which 211 were budget travelers ...Paginationp690–707
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsTourism
Journal TitleAnnals of Tourism Research  
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