Search for dissertations about: "Mass Tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Mass Tourism.

  1. 1. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Peter Smekal; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can tourism be sustainable? Service Experiences from Tourism Destinations in Europe

    University dissertation from Åbo : Painosalama Oy

    Author : Anna Sörensson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2014]

    Abstract : The tourism industry is growing rapidly, and thus there is an urgent need to developing sustainable tourism. The research objective of the thesis is to explore and discuss the concept of sustainability within the tourism industry from a marketing point of view, focusing on the perspective of tourist producers’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facilitating Transitions to Sustainable Tourism - The role of the tour operator

    University dissertation from The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics

    Author : Adriana Budeanu; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Humaniora; Humanities; Sustainable Tourism; Tour Operators; Sustainable Development; Mass Tourism; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Tourism has become a leading industry in the world and continues to grow rapidly, contributing essentially to economic growth and employment in many countries. Tourism as it looks today poses serious threats to the environment and considerable social and cultural challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Second Journey : Travelling in Literary Footsteps

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Maria Lindgren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel; travel writing; tourism; guide books; authenticity; intertextuality; influence; recognitions; disappointments; images of home; gender roles; heroism; feminisms; biography; autobiography; museums;

    Abstract : In a time dominated by mass tourism and the search for what has been termed authenticity, travel narratives are again of academic interest. This study seeks to demonstrate how travel writers from the 1980s and 1990s increasingly turn to earlier texts for inspiration and guidance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Huis Ten Bosch: Mimesis and simulation in a Japanese Dutch town

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Staffan Appelgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Japan; mimesis; simulation; simulated environments; ikukan; other space; material culture; modernity; tourism; regional development; Holland; Huis Ten Bosch;

    Abstract : With the advance of capitalism, new communication technology and expansion of mass media, places and culture increasingly tend to be deterritorialized, time and space arrangements are renegotiated, social and cultural relationships are commercialized and commodified. Simulated and themed environments have attracted considerable attention as concrete expressions of "culture in motion". READ MORE