Trans-tourism: an integrated approach for the study of transformative role of tourism in the 21st century

About the project

About the project

Objectives

Objectives

Objectives

The objectives of the project are:

  1. To integrate literature on the range of views on transformative power of tourism as a catalyst of peace, social justice, well-being and overview case studies of transformational travel programmers world-wide and in Croatia (alternatively: identify key practices and leaders in transformative tourism world-wide and nationally)
  2. To identify the cultural creatives travel patterns in Europe and Croatia and to capture the transformative power of travel experiences(the impact of travel experiences on their values and behaviors) on behavior change upon their return home
  3. To gain insight into the motivations and practices of pioneering change-makers who create transformational programs and travel products
  4. To deepen an understanding of the transformation travel experiences from the participant perspective and its long term impacts
  5. To canvas policy makers, industry leaders and community representatives receptiveness to transformational view of tourism and to integration of transformational experiences into design of their products and experiences
  6. To articulate a coherent research agenda on the inference between tourism and attainment of just and inclusive societies
  7. To mainstream models of transformative tourism in order to foster activities which can facilitate societal transformation through tourism