Overwhelmed by divinity in Jerusalem Academic Article uri icon


  • Travelling has been explained by a variety of underlying motives such as curiosity, adventure, status and emotional needs. Stressing the multiple determinations of tourist motivation, Pearce (1982), for example, drew on fields as wide apart as self-actualization, achievement motivation and cognitive attribution to explain individual differences. However, it has become clear that these motives usually remain similar to those driving our daily lives. They thus cannot fully explain the emotional condition of travel which, in many cases, is …

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  • January 1, 2016