publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

The role of sensescapes in tourist experiences in rural areas

Agapito, Dora Lúcia Miguel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Tese de doutoramento, Turismo, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Algarve, 2013 The sensory appealing of destinations has recently been in focus as an important dimension in the process of facilitating positive and memorable tourist experiences. Particularly, the countryside embraces local resources rich in multi-sensory effects that could be explored in the planning and marketing of stimulating tourist experiences addressed to segments of tourists suitable for sustainable local development. Despite being well documented that the so-called five senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch – influence human perception, memory, and behavior, research follo...
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free text keywords: Turismo, Destinos turísticos, Zonas rurais, Experiências, Sentidos, Marketing turístico, Portugal - Costa Sudoeste, :Ciências Sociais::Outras Ciências Sociais [Domínio/Área Científica]
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