Nazou, Despina (2009): Shifted Identities in Tourism: When Mykonos travels to Thailand for Holidays. Published in: http://www.chios.aegean.gr/tourism/journal.htm , Vol. 4, No. 3 (15. November 2009): pp. 81-98.
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The purpose of this paper is to present the family tourist trips and holidays as a complex process, defined by a series of socio-cultural factors such as the sense of locality, the family ties, the professional status. There will be the attempt to show the tourist perceptions and practices of a group of entrepreneurs from Mykonos (place of origin), an overly-developed Greek tourist island. While they themselves are producers of tourism services, by going on pleasure trips to Thailand they become tourists, even forming a tourist identity related to perceptions about the sense of belonging and the family.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Shifted Identities in Tourism: When Mykonos travels to Thailand for Holidays|
|Keywords:||family, tourism, entrepreneurs, Mykonos, identities|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M0 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
|Depositing User:||Evangelos Christou|
|Date Deposited:||02. Oct 2010 21:46|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:35|
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