Dark tourism as/is pilgrimage

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This research note posits that the time has come to re-examine our contemporary usage of terms in order to allow for broader interpretations of different phenomena in the field of tourism. Specifically, it deals with the relationship between “dark tourism” and “pilgrimage”, but also highlights a number of broader ideas regarding the current state of tourism research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1185-1189
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Issues in Tourism
Issue number12
StatePublished - 14 Oct 2016

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  • dark tourism
  • pilgrimage
  • tourism experience

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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