Being a Tourist Finding Meaning in Pleasure Travel by Julia D. Harrison

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  • Cultural studies,
  • Leisure,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Travel,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
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Number of Pages262
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Open LibraryOL8080689M
ISBN 100774809779
ISBN 109780774809771

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Book Description: Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial interventions to create well-being and happiness on the entire planet. Yet there is a lack of specific attention to the ways in which we can better understand and evaluate the relationship between well-being and travel.

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services.

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