By Kevin Markwell, Simone Fullagar, Erica Wilson, Kevin W. Markwell
This e-book examines the rising phenomenon of gradual tourism, addressing starting to be patron matters with caliber relaxation time, environmental and cultural sustainability, in addition to the embodied event of position. Drawing on various overseas case stories, the ebook explores how gradual tourism encapsulates more than a few way of life practices, mobilities and ethics.
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Graburn (1983: 11) similarly observes how tourism, much like pilgrimage and rites of passage, involves ‘separation from normal “instrumental” life and the business of making a living’ and offers entry into alternative states ‘in which mental, expressive and cultural needs come to the fore’. A slower tempo, whether it simply allows for temporary escape and reprieve from the pressures of fast life or allows for experiences which facilitate deep personal reflection, renewal and growth (or both), appears to be such a need arising in late modernity.