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Representing protected areas: a critical discourse analysis of tourism destination building in a Greek travel magazine

Representing protected areas: a critical discourse analysis of tourism destination building in a Greek travel magazine

International Journal of Tourism Research 8(6): 431-449

The present paper examines the way protected areas are constructed as tourism destinations by the information sources (i.e. a Greek travel magazine) that are consumed by potential visitors to such areas. Specifically, it explores what form of tourism is proposed for virtual visitors, whether it is ecotourism (i.e. both tourism and environmentalism) or simply a nature-based one (i.e. exclusively tourism).

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DOI: 10.1002/jtr.589

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