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Explorers of a Different Kind: A History of Antarctic Tourism 1966-2016

Erceg, Diane


In 1966, American tour operator, Lindblad Travel, began small-scale tourist cruises to Antarctica. Over the course of the next 50 years, what began as an offbeat travel destination transformed into an iconic tourist attraction. Annual tourist visits to Antarctica grew from a few hundred to tens of thousands; modes of transport to the continent diversified to include yachts, cruise ships, icebreakers and aircraft; and the activities available to Antarctic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70f1cba8e94


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