Souvenir Purchase - Intentional or Incidental : A Case of the United Arab Emirates

Upadhya, A (2016) Souvenir Purchase - Intentional or Incidental : A Case of the United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Excellence in Tourism Hospitality and Catering, 7 (1-2). pp. 29-38. ISSN 1993-8683

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The present study is divided into two parts and explores the significance of souvenir purchase in a travel trip. The first part is drawn from extensive review of literature to understand souvenirs; their meaning, issues of authenticity and category. The first part completes with a suggested classification of souvenirs. The second part of the study is a case study of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the point of view of it being a shopping destination and the role played by souvenir purchase in the activity of shopping. Also to seek evidence, whether souvenir purchase is an intentional or incidental activity during a tour.

Affiliation: Skyline University College
SUC Author(s): Upadhya, A
All Author(s): Upadhya, A
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Souvenir, Authenticity, Tourist, Classification, Craft, Art, Arab
Subjects: A Business and Management > AB Business and Management
Divisions: Skyline University College > School of Business
Depositing User: Mr SUC Library
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2022 06:16
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2022 06:16
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