Tourism Critiques: Volume 2 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Halal hospitality goes global: challenges of (not) serving alcohol in an Islamic tourist destination: a case study of Egypt

Mohamed Fawzi Afifi, Asad Mohsin, Mustafa Farouk

The study investigates perceptions and debate that are linked to the relationship between religion, alcohol, tourism and hospitality within the context of an Islamic tourist…


Government commitment to tourism and hospitality sector during COVID-19 pandemic

Azizbek Allaberganov, Alexander Preko, Iddrisu Mohammed

The purpose of this study is to explore the tourism policy commitment of the government of Uzbekistan to bring back the tourists and sustain the tourism and hospitality sector…


Zorba the Greek’s tourism worldmaking: gendering Cretan place identity and Greek memory through film

Rodanthi Tzanelli, Dimitris Koutoulas

Drawing on the discursive properties of placemaking theory, this paper discusses the development of film tourism in Crete from the release of the award-winning Zorba the Greek


Málaga Costa del Sol airport and its new conceptualization of hinterland

Lázaro Florido-Benítez

The concept of hinterland is changing with a globalized economy, new needs between airports, stakeholders and the tourist destination challenge new dimensions of operation in the…


Tourists’ interpretations toward tourism destinations: viewpoint to apply locus of control theory

Mahmoud Ibraheam Saleh

Studying tourist behavior provides the privilege of diverging in the competition between destinations to attract tourists. Previous studies have explored the effects of tourist…


The past is a feline country? Cuteification-Value Nexus and World Heritage visitor engagement

Chin Ee Ong

This paper responds to the lack of visitor engagement in many culture-based World Heritage sites and conceptualises a “Cuteification-Value Nexus” for the discussion of the…

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