Chapter

Introduction

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 1999 | ISBN: 9780520217676
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520928992 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the skills of vacationing. It first describes the tourist spots in Santa Cruz, before addressing the question “What is a tourist?” It examines tourism and the tourist industry, as well as research on tourism. The chapter also provides a brief outline of the book's three main sections.

Keywords: vacationing; vacationing skills; tourist spots; tourist; tourism; tourist industry

Chapter.  3128 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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