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Articles

Walking the ancient tea horse road: the rise of outdoors and China’s first long distance branded hiking trail. Edmund Jocelyn and Gary Sigley, p. 1-27

Re-evaluating rural environments: rural tourism development in Japan. Megumi Doshita, p. 28-51

Host perspectives on ethnic minority tourism in Northern Thailand. Alexander Trupp, p. 52-80

‘Cultural icons’: media representations of second homes in New Zealand. Trudie Walters, p. 81-103

Memorable tourist experiences in authentic Vicos, Peru. Miranda Cornelisse, p. 104-127

(Re)thinking Maori tourism: the third space of hybridity. Maria Amoamo, p. 128-135

Tourism and religion: an uneasy relationship? Jan te Kloeze, p. 136-149

Book Reviews

Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation. Reviewed by Graham Busby, p. 150-153

Tourists, Signs and the City. Reviewed by Charlie Mansfield, p. 153-156

Philosophical Issues in Tourism. Reviewed by Maximiliano E. Korstanje, p. 157-162

Recent Submissions

  • Memorable tourist experiences in authentic Vicos, Peru 

    Cornelisse, M. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    The desire for new experiences which are truly authentic and meaningful has become an important mainstream in the tourism industry and is in line with the increasing search for authentic experiences in the present-day ...
  • Host perspectives on ethnic minority tourism in Northern Thailand 

    Trupp, A. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    In recent years tourism scholarship has increasingly recognized the role and importance of host perspectives in ethnic minority tourism. The main aim of this paper is to explicate the opinions and perceptions of ethnic ...
  • ‘Cultural icons’: media representations of second homes in New Zealand 

    Walters, T. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    New Zealanders have a long history of second home ownership, and the second home landscape is an important part of the New Zealand culture. Traditional second homes are known colloquially as the ‘bach’ or ‘crib’, and it ...
  • Tourism and religion: an uneasy relationship? 

    te Kloeze, J. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    The interrelationship of religion and tourism has barely been touched upon in research (Vukonić, 1996). Smart (1996) distinguishes various dimensions of religion, but not in terms of cultural meaning and identity. Changes ...
  • Walking the Ancient Tea Horse Road: The Rise of the Outdoors and China’s First Long Distance Branded Hiking Trail 

    Jocelyn, E.; Sigley, G. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    Having made the transition from a life-time acquired skill to something acquired by the casual tourist through a professional operator, outdoor ‘adventure’ tourism is now one of the fastest growing sectors. After having ...
  • Re-evaluating rural environments: rural tourism development in Japan 

    Doshita, M. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    The beautiful scenery of rural environments has been created by the agricultural and forestry industries but nowadays, in various rural areas, tourism has become lucrative and has developed as a leading industry. When the ...
  • Book reviews: Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice Volume 6 No.1 2014 

    Busby, G.; Mansfield, C.; Korstanje, M. E. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation – Enchanting the Past-Future Staiff, R. (2014) Ashgate 194 pp. ISBN 9781409455509 Tourists, Signs and the City – The Semiotics of Culture in an Urban Landscape Michelle Metro-Roland, ...
  • (Re)thinking Maori tourism: the third space of hybridity 

    Amoamo, M. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    This commentary reflects on the salience of hybridity as a theoretical tool in postcolonial studies. It argues that embedded paradigms such as colonised /coloniser and binary constructs Self/Other become subject to ...

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