Shifted Identities in Tourism: When Mykonos travels to Thailand for Holidays
AbstractThe 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.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25424.
Date of creation: 04 Jul 2009
Date of revision: 27 Aug 2009
Publication status: Published in http://www.chios.aegean.gr/tourism/journal.htm 3.4(2009): pp. 81-98
family; tourism; entrepreneurs; Mykonos; identities;
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- Amber M. Epp & Linda L. Price, 2008. "Family Identity: A Framework of Identity Interplay in Consumption Practices," Journal of Consumer Research, University of Chicago Press, vol. 35(1), pages 50-70, 02.
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