This chapter aims to develop a holistic conceptual understanding of how tourism experiences are constructed, contextualized and packaged in the context of travel blogs. Tourist experiences are highlighted as an on-going process, continuously changing and altering during pre-, on-site-, and post-visit of tourist experiences. This chapter also examines the relationships between travel blog users’ motivation and engagement and tourist experience construction. As a result, a new dimension to the previous tourist experiences is offered.
Rahman, N., Kim, S. and Brown, S. (2014), "Constructing and Shaping Tourist Experiences Via Travel Blog Engagement", Tourists’ Perceptions and Assessments (Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 8), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 129-135. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1871-317320140000008007Download as .RIS
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