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Discovering what matters in a perfect day : a study of well-being of adventure tourists

Filep, Sebastian, Klint, Louise Munk, Dominey-Howes, Dale and DeLacy, Terry (2013) Discovering what matters in a perfect day : a study of well-being of adventure tourists. In: Adventure tourism : meanings, experience and learning. Taylor, Steve, Varley, Peter and Johnston, Tony, eds. Routledge, Abingdon, U.K., pp. 33-46.

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Abstract

If our lives are dominated by a search for well-being then perhaps few activities reveal as much about this quest as our travels (De Botton, 2003). This chapter deals with the following question: What phychological value do tourists get out of adventure holiday experiences?

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780415524834 (print), 9780203120095 (online)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID26468, ResPubID26457, holidays, tourists, marine activities, sketches, positive emotions, tourist experiences, water, engagement, Vanuatu, Pacific Islands
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Faculty of Business and Law
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2013 00:42
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2014 03:13
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21885
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