Tourist or temporary citizen? By Lucia Ammendolia
According to the latest international tourist trends, the most popular sector today is related to non-hospitality activities: B&Bs, holiday homes and apartments.
The context in which this socio-cultural evolution develops is also the one in which a new concept of enjoying tourism is taking shape.
The request is about an all-round experience, in which the traveler begins to discover the places, to calmly observe what is around him/her. A real journey for an active, proactive traveler, who cares about what he/she hears, what he/she tastes, what excites him/her. A tourist who is dramatically different from a “one- day – on – a -run” tourist.
An experience that is not foreseen in organized trips, with scheduled itineraries and daredevils, in which the visits are races to be able to see most of the things in the shortest possible time, without any interaction with “the locals”.
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