Sport and Tourism in Contemporary Society

  • Rocío Blanco Gregory Universidad de Extremadura
  • Salvatore Monaco Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II


One of the main Urry’s lessons is that the tourist experience, with the advent of postmodernism, have started to contribute more to the formation of the identity of people, thanks to the proliferation of information channels and means of transport that have made possible, in fact, a series of practices and dynamics until a few years ago unimaginable (Urry, 2000; Urry & Sheller, 2004, 2006). Today tourism is set up as a cultural experience that is characterized as a time when people, objects, symbols, images and cultures meet, merge and mutually condition.


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Blanco GregoryRocío, and Salvatore Monaco. 2019. “Sport and Tourism in Contemporary Society”. Eracle. Journal of Sport and Social Sciences 2 (1), 1-4.