Frontier tourism: Retracing Mythic Journeys

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleFrontier tourism: Retracing Mythic Journeys Author(S)Jennifer H Laing (Author)
Abstract  Tourism experiences can be interpreted and analysed using mythic constructs, which may help to explain some of the emotional attraction of destinations and shed light on tourist motivations. Tourists in the modern era can visit remote and exotic 'frontier’ locations, which may involve the re-enactment of exploration myths through the retracing of famous historical journeys. ...PaginationP1516–1534
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsTourism
Journal TitleAnnals of Tourism Research  
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