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A visitor experience scale: historic sites and museums
(University of Waterloo, 2013-03-04)
Since Pine and Gilmore (1999) proclaimed the arrival of the experience economy era, research on tourists’ experiences has become an area of growing interest among scholars and practitioners. Gaining knowledge of the ...
Transitions in Belonging and Sense of Community in a Long-Term Care Home: Explorations in Discourse, Policy and Lived Experience
(University of Waterloo, 2013-04-30)
This research examined notions of belonging and sense of community through a set of layered lenses that integrated a social model of aging with phenomenology to gain a better understanding of the lived experiences of ...
The Role of Food in Tourists' Experiences
(University of Waterloo, 2013-08-26)
The preparation, marketing and consumption of food are complex social-economic processes that still require an extensive amount of original research, and this is perhaps especially true in cross-cultural contexts. To gain ...
The Experience of Ontario Farm Families Engaged in Agritourism
(University of Waterloo, 2013-01-23)
This phenomenological study explored the experiences of farm families starting and operating agritourism. Many extant studies of agritourism have privileged positivistic methodologies and quantitative approaches. To better ...