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Their contributions comple ment each other. Tourists and anthropologists are circulating in the same place. Tourists armed with cameras encroach on the territory of ethnologists, and very often the tourists themselves inform Western societies about what is happening away from home. It is not uncommon for students, having presented their first findings as tourists, to be transformed into ethnologists. Is it not right that there should be a reciprocal relationship between tourism and anthropology?
The number of foreign tourists who each year enter national territory has now become an index of the state of the market. International organizations and consultancy firms regularly cal culate the balance of receipts and expenditure of countries on the tourism account, and countries are classified according to these results. Ministers or their representatives sound off about the level of performance achieved nationally, and urge the regions to vie with each other in competition. That the development of tourism is a good thing has become axiomatic.
According to this promotional logic every country and every region is invited to produce, affirm and label itself with an identity in the form of an affirmation of itself on behalf of others. These others are the tourists, who project on to their hosts their own demands, motivations and wants. Throughout the world there has been a frantic forging of signs of identity with a view to their manufacture as tourist products. These signs of identification which societies offer for the approval of foreign visitors might include: memorable places, historic monu ments, the heritage of traditional societies, and craft skills.