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Destination image, romance and place experience - an application of intimacy theory in tourism

Destination image, romance and place experience - an application of intimacy theory in tourism

Tourism Management 26(4): 481-491

ISSN/ISBN: 0261-5177

DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2004.02.014

In some forms of tourism, and perhaps particularly in the case of special interest tourism, it can be argued that tourism encounters are service relationships with emotional attachment through the special interest focus and a level of enduring involvement on the part of participants. This involvement is two-fold. First, an interest with the activity; second, a sharing with like-minded people in a social world that extends from home to tourist destination and return.

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