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An analysis of the development of home exchange organisations

Grit, Alexander Gerard and Lynch, Paul (2011) An analysis of the development of home exchange organisations. Research in Hospitality Management, 1 (1). pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

This paper contributes to a better understanding of the home exchange phenomenon by considering the historical developmentof the home exchange intermediation processes, membership profiles and the role of the media. The Internet has enableda more interactive process and facilitated home exchange kernels which, by the way they are organised, allow a degree ofself-organisation. Processes of specialisation and differentiation change the home exchange intermediation landscape.