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Backpacker, Go Home

One billion tourists now roam the planet—and the world’s most pristine spots are showing the strain. In the new film ‘Gringo Trails,’ the consequences of unchecked global wanderlust.
Twenty years ago, when I first visited the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, it was already one of Mexico’s most popular attractions. No Senor Frogs? By Lewis BealeRead more..

‘post-tourist’

In the last decade, the tourism industry has been overtaken by a new kind of tourist: one who avoids popular sites and abandons their maps. Welcome to the age of the “post-tourist”. Siobhan Lyons Read more.

Key Elements Contributing to Effective and Sustainable Visitor Centres: An Evaluation of the Strahan Visitor Centre, Tasmania, Australia

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The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of the Strahan Visitor Center looking at who uses the center, how visitors use the center, what visitors think of the center and what impacts the center has on users.

by Liza Fallon and Lorne K. Kriwoken

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Key Elements Contributing to Effective and Sustainable Visitor Centers: An Evaluation of the Strahan Visitor Center, Tasmania, Australia

 

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Tourist Experiences of Individuals with Vision Impairment

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This research sought to develop understanding of the experience of travelling with vision impairment. It used an inductive approach with theory developed from the data. The paucity of research on travelling with vision impairment necessitated this first step in a process designed to gain a fuller understanding of the existing and potential tourism market. Without an understanding of the tourist experience, determination and creation of a viable market are not possible.

by Tanya L Packer, Jennie Small and Simon Darcy

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