Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Tourism Aesthetics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2503

Xiu Qiao was the editor-in-chief of this book, which was published by Nankai University Press in 1987. It was the first tourism aesthetics textbook in China. The book is divided into three chapters. The first chapter focuses on aesthetics and tourism, and it mainly describes the morphologies, characteristics and appreciation of the beauty of scenery. It also elaborates on the appreciation of gardens, paintings, calligraphy, ancient architecture, sculpture and tourism souvenirs in China. The second chapter describes the relationship between the psychology of aesthetic judgement and aesthetic judgement. The third chapter describes the environmental art, locations, exterior design and interior decoration of hotels.

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