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An analysis of the development of home exchange organisations

Grit, Alexander; Lynch, Paul


Alexander Grit

Paul Lynch


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


Grit, A., & Lynch, P. (2011). An analysis of the development of home exchange organisations. Research in Hospitality Management, 1, 19-24.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2011
Deposit Date Jan 8, 2014
Print ISSN 2224-3534
Publisher National Inquiry Services Centre
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 1
Pages 19-24
Keywords home exchange kernels; hospitality networks; tourism intermediation
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