In the first part of the contribution the authoress presents a brief account of ethnological concern with the research of tourism. She further shows the connection between the phenomenon of tourism and post-communist transformation. She describes how tourism has become the crystallizer of the social reality of hosting communities and how it manifested the clash of individual and group preferences in various spheres of tourist activities.
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