Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (Print ISSN: 1087-9595; Online ISSN: 1528-2686)


Exploring the Dimensions of Slow Tourism

Author(s): Singh Jitendra, Kumar Siddharth and Singh Vishvanath

The scholastic literature and the subject matter of experts suggest that the concept of “slow tourism” does not have an unambiguous or agreed definition. Authors such as Dall’Aglio (2011), among others, criticize this lack of definition on the coincidences of “slow tourism” with other tourist modalities and the lack of a clear border between those. Slow tourism, “is about slowing down the rate of tourism and a assurance of regain oneself (the physiological and the psychological); it is about low chlorofluorocarbon and it is a analogous, of patience, peace of mind, deeper experiences, refine cultural understanding and knowledge”. Slow tourism means moving at a pace that allows finding. It is to tourism what slow food is to the restaurant business; it is doing away with the distress and speed of traveling, it is accepting a slow momentum as the norm for undertaking one’s leisure activities. The illnesses that our contemporaries suffer from are for the major part linked to stress; based on this observation, slow tourism then appears as a health giving solution as well as one that deals out satisfaction.

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