Advances in Culture, Tourism, and Hospitality Research (ACTHR) broadly seeks to increase understanding and description of human behavior, conscious and unconscious meaning, and implicit/explicit decision processes applied to living and making major and everyday choicesfrom where to live, how culture affects thinking and actions; marriage, children; work choices and behavior; leisure pursuits; holiday destination; travel behavior; making tradeoffs among work, play, sleeping, and necessity behaviors; deciding, using, and evaluating short and long term accommodations; decisions and behaviors regarding assisted living and death. The objective of ACTHR is to promote synergies among culture, work, leisure, tourism, and hospitality scholars. ACTHR focuses on examining individuals and households lived experiences and their cultural and personal antecedents and consequences. Most papers appearing in ACTHR will offer advances both in theory and empirical evidence; empirical reports include interpretive, positivistic, or mixed research designs.
*Arch Woodside is very well known and highly respected figure in tourism in marketing, tourism & leisure
*Offers a unique and interdisciplinary view on lifestyle
*Each volume of the series consists of original articles