An analysis of the development of home exchange organisations

Alexander Gerard Grit, Paul Lynch

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    Abstract

    This paper contributes to a better understanding of the home exchange phenomenon by considering the historical developmentof the home exchange intermediation processes, membership profiles and the role of the media. The Internet has enableda more interactive process and facilitated home exchange kernels which, by the way they are organised, allow a degree ofself-organisation. Processes of specialisation and differentiation change the home exchange intermediation landscape.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-7
    Number of pages7
    JournalResearch in Hospitality Management
    Volume1
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    Keywords

    • home exchange kernels
    • hospitality networks
    • tourism intermediation

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