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Chapter 5 Tourism Destinations and Destination Images

DOI: 10.23912/9781911396437-3655

ISBN: 9781911396437

Published: November 2017

Component type: chapter

Published in: Geography of Tourism

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396437-3402



The previous three chapters have discussed respectively, reasons behind tourists’ motivation to travel, and the nature of resources that tourists will make use of, when they are involved in tourism. However, the discussion so far has not focused on precisely where tourists will travel to, why they have selected particular locations and/or activities, when they do this and the possible effects of this activity. This chapter considers to where tourists travel, and why they travel to these places. In this way it links the earlier chapters’ concerns with motivations and resources.

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  • Peter Mason, London South Bank University; Ecole Superieure Hotellerie (Author)

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Mason, P. (2017) "Chapter 5 Tourism Destinations and Destination Images" In: Mason, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396437-3655


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