Search for dissertations about: "Food Tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Food Tourism.

  1. 1. Enacting "the local" in culinary tourism : A study of culinary actors and their practices

    Author : Josefine Östrup Backe; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culinary tourism; food experiences; the local; local food; tourism production; practice theory; social practices; destination branding; culinary actors; rural food experiences; ethnography;

    Abstract : As the competition between destinations grows, the need to stand out and offer memorable and unique experiences also grows. Culinary experiences and activities with elements of “the local” are a growing niche, which mirrors the trend of knowing where the food originates, and that it has been grown, produced, and transported in an ecologically, socially and culturally sustainable way. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Consumer Experiences and the Extraordinary

    Author : Sandhiya Goolaup; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumers’ lived experience; extraordinary experience; food; mundane experience; value creation; interpretative research;

    Abstract : In today’s society, consumers are increasingly looking for experiences that are hedonic, positively intense, and intrinsically enjoyable, or what is called an extraordinary experience. Although, extraordinary experience as a concept has been gaining importance in consumer research, it still lacks both theoretical and empirical development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taking Time and Making Journeys: Narratives on Self and the Other among Backpackers

    Author : Torun Elsrud; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Sociologi; other; backpacking; primitivism; risk; time; tourism; gender; adventure;

    Abstract : This work addresses the phenomenon of long-term, so-called ‘independent’ travelling, or backpacking, often to destinations described as the ‘third world’. It regards backpacker journeys as arenas for identity work, for expressing individuality and a ‘strong character’. READ MORE

  4. 4. A quantity-quality framework for measuring the regional socio-economic impact of tourism : The case of Jämtland Härjedalen

    Author : Kai Kronenberg; Matthias Fuchs; Maria Lexhagen; Dieter Müller; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Measuring the economic effects of tourism has always been a high priority for private and public actors in the regional economy (Stabler et al 2009). These estimates provide insights about the generation of sales, jobs, and income associated with tourism, but also support industry officials in the regional development agenda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Needs and expectations of inbound tourists visiting a peripheral area : a case study in northern Sweden

    Author : Anna-Karin Kvist; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : Tourism is the world's largest industry. It has power to change communities and has a large societal impact. The tourism industry is rapidly growing and by 2011 it is projected to generate 7.0 trillion USD of economic activity and 260 million jobs over the world. READ MORE