Sensing the Destination in a Slow or in a Fast Style? – The Lessons of a Hungarian Survey

  • Ildikó Ernszt University of Pannonia, Hungary
  • Zsuzsanna Marton University of Pannonia, Hungary
Keywords: slow philosophy, slow tourism, sustainability


Several trends exist while living the world with some extremities: there is a scale from a modern, little superficial, self-serving, belief in the omnipotence of social media philosophy of life till a much deeper concept that guarantees living the experience. It is present in every field of life - so travel is no exception, either. The slow philosophy sensing the spirituality of the place is also gaining ground in tourism - as a kind of counterpoint to modern “Instagram” tourism. The article examines the validity of this concept today and presents a survey conducted among Hungarian respondents. It examines, how important it is for respondents to avoid destinations visited by the masses, to travel in an eco-friendly way or to become a part of the place while sipping on the culture of the place.

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Ernszt, I., & Marton, Z. (2020). Sensing the Destination in a Slow or in a Fast Style? – The Lessons of a Hungarian Survey. Proceedings of the ENTRENOVA - ENTerprise REsearch InNOVAtion Conference (Online), 6(1), 605-615. Retrieved from
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