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(Please add to this list) Hans Christian Andersen. ... Barnes as Francophile and Francophone in Bernard Pivots Double je (France 2, March 2005) Julian Patrick Barnes (born January 19, 1946 in Leicester) is a contemporary British writer whose novels and short stories have been seen as examples of postmodernism in literature. ... Spoiler warning: Julian Barness England, England (1998) is a philosophical novel set in the Britain of the not-too-distant future. ... T. Coraghessan Boyle (T.C. Boyle, born Thomas John Boyle on December 2, 1948) is a U.S. novelist and short story writer. ... The Road to Wellville is a 1993 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle. ... Agatha Christie Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976), was a British crime fiction writer. ... Death on the Nile is an Agatha Christie novel featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. ... Stephen Clarke (born 1958) is a British journalist and novelist. ... There are lots of French people who are not at all hypocritical, inefficient, treacherous, intolerant, adulterous or incredibly sexy … They just didnt make it into my book. ... E. M. Forster Edward Morgan Forster (January 1, 1879 - June 7, 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, and essayist. ... DVD cover for the film of Where Angels Fear to Tread. ... A Room with a View is a novel by E. M. Forster that tells the story of a young Englishwoman whose encounter with a handsome young man in Florence may interfere with her marriage plans. ... Alex Garland (born 1970) is a British novelist, the son of the well-known and respected political cartoonist, Nick Garland. ... The Beach (1996) is a novel by Alex Garland about backpackers in Thailand. ... Photo of Carl Hiaasen by Robert Birnbaum Carl Hiaasen [pronounced hiya-sun] (born March 12, 1953) is an American journalist and novelist. ... Tourist Season is a novel written in 1986 by Carl Hiaasen. ... Michel Houellebecq (real name Michel Thomas, born 26 February 1958, on the French island of Réunion) is a controversial, award-winning French novelist. ... Lanzarote, a Spanish island, is the easternmost of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean ca. ... Sex tourism is tourism, partially or fully for the purpose of having sex, often with prostitutes. ... David Lodge (born January 28, 1935 at London, England) is a British author. ... Catherine Lucile Moore (January 24, 1911 – April 4, 1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. ... Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938 in Lockport, New York) is an American writer of novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and non-fiction. ... Terence David John Pratchett OBE is an English fantasy author (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Bucks), best known for his Discworld series. ... The Colour of Magic is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the first of the Discworld series which was published in 1983. ... The Light Fantastic is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the second of the Discworld series. ... William Sutcliffe (born 1971) is a British novelist. ... Amongst Barbarians is a play (1989) by British playwright Michael Wall; and a British made-for-TV movie (1990) directed by Jane Howell starring David Jason, Anne Carroll, Rowena Cooper, Con ONeill and Lee Ross. ... Ethel Lina White (1876 - 1944) was a British crime writer. ... The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, adapted by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder from the novel The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White. ... Jamaica Kincaid (b. ... -1...

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Tourism - Gurupedia (1977 words)
Tourism is classically regarded as travelling for recreation, although this definition has been expanded in recent years to include any travel outside of one's normal working or living area, from daytrips to overseas holidays.
While tourism dates back into history, the terms tourist and tourism were first used as official terms in 1937 by the League of Nations.
For a century, domestic tourism was the norm, with foreign travel being reserved, as before, for the rich or the culturally curious.
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The inter-disciplinary and inter-professional nature of tourism is a challenge to the academic and practitioner alike: all these inter-related aspects must be understood for effective planning and policymaking for tourism and for the management of tourism’s environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts.
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