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In this article, I describe how I became interested in tourism and how I went about studying it, before expounding where the study of tourism in Bali led me. Tourism neither `polluted' Balinese culture (as some of its critics would have it) nor entailed its `renaissance' (as the proponents of...
This article focuses on how tourism policy composes and recomposes a history and a territory, how representations are produced and how are they perceived and drawn upon by different categories of the population. The article explores in what ways tourism policies are used in the context of...
The rooms devoted to the tomb of Tutankhamun inside the Egyptian Art Museum in Cairo are an exemplary laboratory in which to observe a wide range of relationships visitors have with artifacts: from the most expeditious visit to the most meticulous investigation. This article shows how the...
This article studies the mechanisms of `enchantment' at work in the provision of tourist services, especially in one of its more modern forms: `fair' tourism, linked more broadly to the imaginative world and practices of fair trade. The French associations that promote and put into practice this...
Within the last ten years, cultural tourisn based mainly on Afro-Cuban folklore has grown considerably in Havana. At the same time, an increasing number of foreigners are visiting the island in order to learn about religions such as santería and palo monte, both considered as having their roots...
This article considers the performance of difference in the tourist presentation of Cartagena de Indias, on the Colombian Caribbean coast. The authors centre their analysis on the paseo en chiva, a guided tour in a folkloristic bus, which travels from one tourist site to another, to show how the...
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