Analyzing cultural routes from a multidimensional perspective

Authors

  • Wided Majdoub University of Sousse

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2036-5195/2029

Keywords:

cultural itineraries, cultural consumption, experiential consumption

Abstract

The objective of this work is to examine cultural routes from a multidimensional and hence a multidisciplinary perspective. Economic impacts and geographical sides are the most studied aspects. We want to show that cultural routes are also a form of cultural consumption and a form of experience. Considering the cultural routes under these different angles allow us to broaden the debate and to show that beyond the geographical and / or economic aspects, cultural itineraries the cultural routes constitutes then a new concept, which leads to a new kind of heritage, and thus respond to new tourists’ expectations, more experiential.

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Published

2010-12-31

How to Cite

Majdoub, W. (2010). Analyzing cultural routes from a multidimensional perspective. Almatourism - Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 1(2), 29-37. https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2036-5195/2029

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