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The host gaze in global tourism by Omar Moufakkir

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Published by CAB International in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Culture and tourism,
  • Culture and globalization,
  • Tourism,
  • Psychological aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Omar Moufakkir and Yvette Reisinger
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG155.A1 H665 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25376881M
ISBN 109781780640211
LC Control Number2012026678

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Urry’s ‘tourist gaze’ remains one of the most influential concepts in tourism research. The ideas developed by Urry are still widely quoted and relevant today but a major criticism of his work is that too much emphasis is placed on the visual aspects of being a tourist rather than the whole experience. ""The Host Gaze in Global Tourism"" is a unique book for researchers and students as it is the first to look at the host gaze from within the host community. It discusses how the gaze is constructed, how it has developed, how it varies between countries and how the tourism industry can affect it. According to the World Tourism Organization, tourism is traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes. Tourism has established a vital part of the economy of many countries. Tourism include transportation services, hospitality services, and entertainment venues. In a highly competitive and overcrowded global tourism market, tourist destination This is perhaps most visible in the fierce bidding competitions to host highly visible global events such as the Olympics, the World Cup, or World Expos. withstand the homogenizing tendencies of the tourist gaze in the global economy. The challenge File Size: 93KB.