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Peter Varga

Assistant Professor at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Peter Varga

Peter Varga, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, University of Applied Sciences, in Switzerland.

His research interests lay on: sustainable sociocultural dynamics of current tourism practices in host societies; cultural intelligence in intercultural service encounters, and symbolism in food and eating habits from a cultural perspective. He lives in the Geneva area with his wife and his two children.

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Angkor Wat: The Impacts of Mass Tourism

Overtourism is now a term that is frequently used to describe the negative impacts of excessive tourism on a destination. The impacts of overtourism are numerous and even if the term is quite new, we can find traces of this concept already among scholars in the beginning of mass tourism.

Organic Wine and Fine Dining – is the Trend Becoming a Reality?

Ethical food consumption has been on the rise lately in most developed countries. This recent shift in postmodern consumerism may be explained from various angles such as the growing health-seeking niche market, the symbol of elevated social and economic status, and also the growing number of people who fear the wide-ranging consequences that food and beverages may have on the micro and macro environment.

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