Collaborative Economy and Tourism: Perspectives, Politics, by Dianne Dredge,Szilvia Gyimóthy

By Dianne Dredge,Szilvia Gyimóthy

This publication employs an interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral lens to discover the collaborative dynamics which are at present disrupting, re-creating and reworking the construction and intake of tourism. condominium swapping, ridesharing, voluntourism, couchsurfing, dinner webhosting, social company and related phenomena are between those collective techniques in tourism which are shaking the very bedrock of an commercial process that has been regularly sustained alongside advertisement worth chains.


To date there was little or no research of those developments, that have been encouraged by way of, among different issues, de-industrialization strategies and post-capitalist kinds of construction and intake, postmaterialism, the increase of the 3rd quarter and collaborative governance. Addressing that hole, this publication explores the nature, intensity and breadth of those disruptions, the artistic possibilities for tourism which are rising from them, and the way governments are responding to those new demanding situations. In doing so, the ebook presents either theoretical and useful insights into the way forward for tourism in an international that's, mockingly, changing into either more and more collaborative and individualized. 

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