Is adventure tourism a quest for knowledge, insight?

 

Weber, Karin. (2001). Outdoor Adventure Tourism: A Review of Research Approaches. Elsevier Science Ltd.

This paper reviewed different research approaches used for studying outdoor adventure tourism. The author concluded that the existing research focused exclusively on opinions of practitioners and scholars. In fact, the research should take into account perceptions and subjective experiences of individuals about adventure tourism. Importance should also be given to qualitative research methods. The author also contended that adventure was not about risk and competence. Adventure is a search for knowledge and insight.  Read the full document Outdoor Adventure Tourism.

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