By Arthur Asa Berger

ISBN-10: 0789035197

ISBN-13: 9780789035196

ISBN-10: 0789035200

ISBN-13: 9780789035202

The island of Bali has lengthy been characterised within the West because the final “paradise” in the world, yet there's way more to this small Indonesian province. Bali Tourism offers an enlightening ethnographic research of a few of an important icons—for travelers and locals alike—in Balinese tradition and society and explores the expansion of this island as an “exotic” holiday vacation spot. moreover, it deals a firsthand examine many elements of way of life, a semiotic research of its dominant cultural symbols, and insights into travelers’ perceptions of Bali. A thirty web page picture part deals a distinct glimpse at this amazing island.

Through a particular use of cultural research and psychoanalytic modes of interpretation, Bali Tourism bargains an in-depth research of Balinese tourism, society, and personality. this useful, easy-to-read textual content is a necessary assessment of what the island has to provide travelers and appears on the intriguing possibilities—and the aptitude pitfalls—of traveling this notable land. The publication paints a vibrant portrait of this country’s hidden gem stones and renowned vacationer locations, exploring the methods viewers see Bali—and how the Balinese see visitors—as good because the promise and difficulties Bali faces in constructing its tourism undefined.

Bali Tourism is a perfect publication to learn sooner than vacationing Bali yourself—or recommending/planning a visit for others. The clean insights it provides might help make any journey to the sector extra lucrative for the tourist. it's also a special scholarly source, whole with informative tables, references, and a bibliography, for lecturers and scholars in any respect degrees of tourism studies.

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