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6 Positioning adventure tourism products in relation to their perceived conventionality. However, it is our contention that this conventional view of adventure tourism is limiting and will change. Our own interpretation of adventure tourism leads us to suggest that new classifications of adventure tourism will emerge, and include elements such as: � � � � � � � � � Artificial environments Urban exploration Charity challenges Conservation expeditions Hedonistic tourism Spiritual enlightenment Virtual reality Sex tourism Round the world travel.
Journeys also offer time to reflect, and the physical journey is often accompanied by an inner journey. Journeys, with various themes, are the basis of travel writing, and this has inspired many people to try this type of adventure tourism for themselves. The long duration and the physical and mental distance from home also contributes to the sense of separateness from everyday life, and enhance the adventurous quality of this type of tourism. Clarifying the relationship between existing forms of tourism and adventure tourism There has been a lot of debate about the differences between these established forms of tourism and adventure tourism.
The wilderness shares some of the qualities of 20 Introduction, definitions and typologies ‘remote’ settings, which facilitate adventure in their own way and are discussed later. Nature-based tourism is a generic term that covers tourism based on the ‘use of natural resources in a wild and undeveloped form’ (Goodwin, 1996: 287). Ecotourism and wildlife tourism are forms of nature-based tourism. Of these, ecotourism is the most well-known and frequently used in-phrase. Although it has a particular meaning in academic circles, it worth noting that it is often used when ‘nature-based tourism’ would in fact be a more accurate term.
Adventure tourism : the new frontier by John Swarbrooke; et al