By Pau Obrador Pons,Penny Travlou,Mike, Dr Crang
With greater than 230 million overseas travelers a yr, the Mediterranean sector is the most important vacationer vacation spot on the planet. This booklet outlines that its monetary significance is matched through its importance as a cultural and aesthetic phenomenon.
Through a sequence of ethnographic insights into many of the key websites of mass Mediterranean tourism, it makes a speciality of package deal travelers' reports of the serial, banal and depthless areas which are mushrooming alongside the coast and the enchantments, dissolutions and goals that saturate them.
Moving clear of the suggestion of real areas corrupted through mass tourism, the publication indicates how new types and areas are made and remade through the mobilities and performances of locals, employees and travelers. eventually, the booklet appears to be like on the advanced materialities of mass tourism and the various networks that make it possible.
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