Sleep in tourism

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleSleep in tourism Author(S)Anu Valtonen (Author)
Abstract  Both sleep and tourism are commonly understood as means to rest and recover from the demands of everyday life. However, in tourism studies, overnight stays—as a measurable variable—are the only connection made so far between the two. It is argued here that both the theoretical and the industry-related insights into the tourist experience remain shallow unless the mode of agency involved in the collective and embodied state and practice of sleeping is understood properly ...Paginationp175–192
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsTourism
Journal TitleAnnals of Tourism Research  
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