Search for dissertations about: "Tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 swedish dissertations containing the word Tourism.

  1. 1. Guided tourism : the role of guidebooks in German tourist behaviour in Sweden

    Author : Malin Zillinger; Dieter K. Müller; Alan A. Lew; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Car-tourists; Guidebooks; Mobility; Place; Power; Round tour; Space; Time geography; Tourist information; Tourism system; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Tourism is a spatial phenomenon. Tourist behaviour on-site is not only dependent on the destination itself, but also on the situation in other places, tourists’ spatial mobility and access to information. On the basis of this argument, the whole tourism system is taken into account in this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sami tourism in Northern Sweden : Supply, demand and interaction

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Dieter K Müller; Bruno Jansson; Thomas Hinch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Stated Preference; Attitudes; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; Stated Preference.; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. The Sami people living in Sápmi in northern Europe have started to engage in tourism, particularly in view of the rationalised and modernised methods of reindeer herding. Sami tourism offers job opportunities and enables the spreading of information. READ MORE

  3. 3. Moved by the mountains : migration into tourism dominated rural areas

    Author : Maria Thulemark; Linda Lundmark; Mats Lundmark; Susanna Heldt Cassel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism; mobility; lifestyle migration; amenity migration; lifestyle amenities; creative class; occupational communities; tourism employment; seasonal workers; rural Sweden; Bergslagen Database; interview study; focus groups; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; tourism. mobility; litestyle amenities; Bergslagen database; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

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  4. 4. Post-Secular Tourism : A Study of Pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela

    Author : Mats Nilsson; Thomas Blom; Lars Aronsson; Mekonnen Tesfahuney; Johan Hultman; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Post-Secular; Tourism; Pilgrimage; Sacred Place; Santiago de Compostela; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; Turismvetenskap; Turismvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its starting-point in the post-secular changes in society and how these interplay with tourism. In spite of the intensive academic debate on and theorisation of the post-secular and post-secularism, the role of tourism in this change, called the return of religion, has not been studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making a living in the world of tourism : Livelihoods in backpacker tourism in urban Indonesia

    Author : Erika Sörensson; Dieter Müller; Aina Tollefsen; Michael Haldrup Pedersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism geography; low-budget tourism; tourism work; backpackers; gender; development geography; livelihood; qualitative research; Indonesia; Southeast Asia.; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In many ‘Third World’ societies tourism is seen as a force for economic development and socie-tal change. Employment in tourism has increased, new destinations have been drawn into tour-ism circuits, and many ‘Third World’ governments have adopted ‘pro-poor’ tourism policies as part of their poverty reduction strategies. READ MORE