Naturalizing touristification: Revisiting 'sensitive and balanced' tourism development

Can-Seng Ooi

Copenhagen Business School

Can-Seng Ooi is a sociologist and a Professor at Copenhagen Business School. He has written extensively on cultural tourism development. In one of his current research projects, he is addressing the moral and social limits of the market, in the context of tourism development.


Touristification takes place when a local product, service or space has been significantly transformed because of tourism. For example, craft objects are no longer produced in traditional ways but mass produced into tacky... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Can-Seng Ooi (Copenhagen Business School)

Topic Areas

Topics: Destinations , Topics: Policy and Governance


OS-G3 » Tourism and Community: Costs and Benefits (14:30 - Tuesday, 4th October, Palmavera Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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