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Published: 30 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005315-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0531-5
Published: 21 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385417-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8541-7
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... transportation history tourism industry easy travel grand tour Thomas Cook ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373803-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7380-3
... Chapter 1 distinguishes between the movements and languages of Kanaka Maoli surfers with those of the surf tourism industry. A Kanaka surfer becomes more than merely a body riding a wave; he or she can also become political through the sensibility of the act which re-articulates a Kanaka way...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Travel has been declared dead many times through modern history, impossible in the age of rapid transit and all-inclusive vacation packages. But if travel is over, then what is tourism, probably the world’s biggest industry? The chapter locates the roots of modern tourism in the grand tours...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... Filipinos into “retirees.” As more and more balikbayans begin to see themselves as patrons of the state through decades of overseas labor, patronage, and proper performance of their various duties to their families and homeland, the tourism industry finds new ways to exploit and profit from their unique...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... The conclusion explores the process through which the tourism industry has conjoined itself with the retirement and health care industries to provide balikbayans with a solution to their incessant anxiety around returning and settling back home in the Philippines. Retirement villages represent...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... history, impossible in the age of rapid transit and all-inclusive vacation packages. But if travel is over, then what is tourism, probably the world’s biggest industry? The chapter locates the roots of modern tourism in the grand tours of the English aristocracy in the eighteenth century and follows...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373803-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7380-3
... an affective and embodied engagement with place, for a resurgence of Hawaiian epistemologies. The Introduction also presents the neocolonial surf tourism industry, illuminating how this capitalist institution effaces Kanaka places and oceanic practices under an ethos of discovery and conquest...
Book Chapter

By Eric J. Pido
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... by transforming repatriating Filipinos into “retirees.” As more and more balikbayans begin to see themselves as patrons of the state through decades of overseas labor, patronage, and proper performance of their various duties to their families and homeland, the tourism industry finds new ways to exploit...
Book Chapter

By Eric J. Pido
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... of their various duties to their families and homeland, the tourism industry finds new ways to exploit and profit from their unique subjectivity. balikbayans overseas filipino workers tourism property development This chapter focuses on the emergence of the transnational circulation of real estate...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Leisure is a serious topic in the history of thought, connected intimately with the search for a meaningful life. The relationship between work and leisure today is more complex than ever. Though leisure is certainly not a concept exclusive to the world of travel and tourism, the two are hard...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... to satisfy that hunger. This chapter analyzes why and how fake realities, from Disneyland to an artificial terrorist training camp, have become tourist destinations. It ponders how colonialism and the travel industry organize our view of the world and of what is exciting. amusement parks tourist...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
...-detachment. The guide’s performative construction of their subjectivity elucidates the complex process of “commodification” of transnational service industry workers. freedom commodities immaterial work value affect ...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... For tourists, the tour guides often become inspirational figures, who left Japan to pursue their individual dreams. The unexpected centrality of guides to these stories is in tension with the tourist industry’s rhetoric of direct encounters with nature. Despite—or because of —the stereotypical...