publication . Article . 2012

The Tourist Itinerary Travel Loop: historical and contemporary travel characteristics

Lundgren, Jan O.;
Open Access French
  • Published: 12 May 2012
  • Publisher: Presses de l'Université du Québec
Abstract
In today’s tourist travel, the travel loop represents a very popular itinerary design, although the circumstances under which it is applied, as well as its geographic scale, often differ from the grandiose loop designs of centuries past. During the past couple of decades, a popular kind of new travel has emerged, the cruise-ship travel phenomenon, which often is arranged as quite an extensive itinerary loop. . However, the cruises can also be transoceanic, even global, with the tourist flying out to the port hub, joining the cruise, and having his/her return flight waiting at the final cruise port of call. That is a common arrangement for truly “long haul,” “lon...
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free text keywords: North Atlantic cruise, travel loop, Viking
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