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New Horizons in Tourism : Strange Experiences and Stranger Practices.

Author: T V Singh
Publisher: Wallingford : CAB International, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New Horizons in Tourism captures the breadth of a new wave of tourism that is becoming more popular world-wide. There is growing demand from tourists for extreme and unusual environments, and amazing and bizarre experiences, ranging from staying in a hotel made of ice to vacationing in space.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T V Singh
ISBN: 9780851990521 0851990525 1280908335 9781280908330
OCLC Number: 476080785
Description: 1 online resource (238 pages)
Contents: Contributors; About the Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Tourism Searching for New Horizons: an Overview; 2 Vacationing in Space: Tourism Seeks 'New Skies'; 3 Tourism in the Forbidden Lands: the Antarctica Experience; 4 Skilled Commercial Adventure: the Edge of Tourism; 5 Tourism Trespasses on the Himalayan Heritage: the Hermit Village, Malana; 6 Thanatourism in the Early 21st Century: Moral Panics, Ulterior Motives and Alterior Desires; 7 Tourism at Borders of Conflict and (De)militarized Zones.

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New Horizons in Tourism captures the breadth of a new wave of tourism that is becoming more popular world-wide. There is growing demand from tourists for extreme and unusual environments, and amazing and bizarre experiences, ranging from staying in a hotel made of ice to vacationing in space.

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