publication . Article . 2008

“Drift Sailing”: ethnographic notes about Tourism in Ilhéus, Bahia

Roque Pinto;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2008 Journal: Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo (issn: 1982-6125, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação em Turismo
This paper attempts to discuss some issues on tourism in Ilhéus City, located in south Bahia State, Brazil, focusing mainly on relations between local entrepreneurs and the place and trying to analyze in which ways those relations influence the local touristic system itself. It stems from a qualitative research based on data from ethnographic descriptions. Research techniques such as participant observation, semi-structured survey and non-structured survey were used, and the subjects were consumers as well as public and private managers. Surveys in lodging facilities were also performed. As an outcome, it can be said that the gap between available resources and ...
free text keywords: Turismo. Ilhéus. Bahia. Desenvolvimento. Brasil., Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, G, Recreation. Leisure, GV1-1860
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