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Tour guides and the transnational promotion of human rights: Agency, structure and norm translators in responsible travel

Liljeblad, Jonathan


Within tourism studies, the movement for "responsible tourism" seeks to direct tourism in support of ideals such as sustainability and human rights. Central to the promotion of such ideals, however, is the tour guide who holds a critical position influencing the orientation of a tourism encounter. This article explores the capacities of tour guides to direct tourism encounters in support of human rights. The analysis draws upon tourism and human rights literature to frame tour guides within the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-05-24
Type: Journal article
Source: Tourist Studies
DOI: 10.1177/1468797620920991


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