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Slow travel and tourism

Simone Fullagar

Slow travel and tourism

experiences and mobilities

by Simone Fullagar

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Published by Channel View Publications in Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Tourism,
  • Social movements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Simone Fullagar, Kevin Markwell and Erica Wilson
    SeriesAspects of tourism -- v. 54
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 S5625 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122313M
    ISBN 109781845412814, 9781845412807, 9781845412821
    LC Control Number2011048974


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Slow Travel is a mindset that rejects traditional ideas of tourism and encourages you to soak in your environments and keep yourself open to new experiences.

The History of Slow Travel The first mentions of ‘slow travel’ by major travel publications began with. The aim of this book is to define slow travel and to discuss how some underlining values are likely to pervade new forms of sustainable development.

It also aims to provide insights into the travel experience; these are explored in several chapters which bring new knowledge about sustainable transport tourism from across the world. The Art of Slow Travel. Senior Editor Sarah Schlichter's idea of a perfect trip includes spotting exotic animals, hiking through pristine landscapes, exploring new neighborhoods on foot, and Author: Sarah Schlichter.

In order to do this the book explores the concept of slow travel and stets out its core ingredients, comparing it with related frameworks such as low-carbon tourism and sustainable tourism development. In order to do this the book explores the concept of slow travel and sets out its core ingredients, comparing it with related frameworks such as low-carbon tourism and sustainable tourism development.

The authors explain slow travel as holiday travel where air and car transport is rejected in favour of more environmentally benign forms of overland transport, which generally take much longer and become.

Slow travel takes the pressure to tick off all the usual tourist hotspots and emphasises on a leisurely-paced, quality-centric itinerary. It stresses on spending immersive span of time in one destination over hop scotching to a number of varied places. If there is time slow travellers then explore further afield, perhaps by train or hire car.

This slow exploration is in direct contrast to conventional travel that seeks to ‘hit’ the major tourist features in a 20 km radius. Slow travellers are freed from these tedious pressures of standard tourism. By exploring on foot and by bike there are. Slow Travel and Tourism: a tourist agency born thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of people united by the fusion of a “slow” way of life and the love for travel.

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace whose book, In Praise of Slow, has become a manifesto for slow living. So we may not always recognise slow travel Author: Paul Bloomfield.

Slow guides to British regions: discover the spots that aren’t normally publicised, meet the locals, find where to eat the best food and discover the Britain you never knew existed with our expert local authors.

Inspired by the Slow Food movement, Slow Travel was founded by British guidebook author and travel journalist Paul Sullivan inwith the aim of encouraging people to travel deeper and more mindfully.

The magazine Hidden Europe, which first published the "Manifesto for Slow Travel," has particularly showcased slow travel, featuring articles that focus on unhurried, low-impact journeys and advocating a stronger engagement with communities that lie en route.

Slow travel is going to visit your friend who recently moved and learning what it’s like to live in that place, like we did when we road-tripped around the Western U.S.

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Do not read tourism guides like a book. Even tourists do not read the entire guide from the beginning until the end. There is too much information about too many things in these books.

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Slow travel is seen as a group of associated ideas rather than as a watertight definition; it is a mindset about travel rather than a tangible product and concentrates on lack of speed rather than slowness per se. The conclusion shows it to be a growing part of the sustainable tourism paradigm and proposes a working definition of slow by:   Pico Iyer’s latest book is The Art of Stillness (TED Books, £).

To buy a copy for £ with free UK p&p, callor go to Topics. Despite being a buzzword in the travel industry, many people don’t know what 'slow travel' actually is. It has been described as a philosophy, an ideology, a lifestyle choice, a new way of travelling, and – according to some fans – an attempt to reject the new while simultaneously embracing the old.

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Note: Listed by year of publication of the majority of the writer's notable works. Anabasis - about the expedition of Cyrus the Younger, a Persian. Linda L. Lowry, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts–Amherst.

Her degrees include an M.A. in tourism development and travel administration from the George Washington University, Washington, DC, and a PhD in communication from the College of Social and Behavioral.

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- Cross-references and further readings - A Reader’s Guide grouping articles by. Slow travel is about connecting with a place. Instead of landing, ticking off a bunch of must-see sights and then leaving just as quickly, slow travel, as. Taking a global and multidisciplinary approach, The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism brings together a team of international scholars to examine the travel and tourism industry, which is expected to grow at an annual rate of four percent for the next decade.

In more than entries spanning four comprehensive volumes, the Encyclopedia examines the business of tourism. Forums for travel in Europe - France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Ireland.

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