Category Archives: Stanford Tourism Class

Contrasting Perspectives: A Conversation

Stephanie: So, this past Tuesday, February 15, 2011, a few of my classmates and I visited Alcatraz Island to receive and review the “authentic tourist experience.” One of our classmates was missing… Toni: And that would be me. But, we … Continue reading

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Escape to Alcatraz

On the 15th of February we visited Alcatraz as a part of our course on tourism and authenticity. Our venture began as we boarded the ferry on a dreary Tuesday morning. As we made our way across the bay, a … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Alcatraz

On the 15th of February we visited Alcatraz as a part of our course on tourism and authenticity. As we neared Alcatraz on our ferry boat, our first impression of the building was that it resembled less of a prison … Continue reading

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On 15th February we visited Alcatraz as part of our course on tourism and authenticity. Upon arriving at the dock, we were ushered through a long line with other tourists. On the way to the boat, all of the tourists … Continue reading

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Trip to Alcatraz

Written by Martin Consunji, Mark Koskei, Janice Lan, and Michael Su On February 15th 2011, we visited Alcatraz as part of our course on tourism and authenticity. As first time visitors, we each had different expectations based on its depiction … Continue reading

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