Search for dissertations about: "about tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words about tourism.

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

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Dieter K Müller; Bruno Jansson; Thomas Hinch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Human geography; economic geography;

    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

  2. 2. Sustainable tourism development : Social sustainability, planning and strategic development for better cities

    Author : Anna-Paula Jonsson; Hans Westlund; Jan-Henrik Nilsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Sustainable tourism; urban tourism; urban planning; decision-making processes; strategic governance; Hållbar turism; urban turism; stadsplanering; beslutsprocesser; strategisk samhällsplanering; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : The main goal of this thesis has been to contribute towards improved understanding of how cities can influence tourism development. A great deal of earlier tourism studies has been concerned with aspects of social sustainability. This has naturally concentrated on potential as well as real anomalies and conflicts related to urban tourism. READ MORE

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

    Author : Peter Smekal; Jan Ovesen; Julie Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    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; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    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

  4. 4. E-marketing and customer perceived value in travel and tourism

    Author : Maria Lexhagen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism research; e-marketing; Internet; customer perceived value; travel; tourism; Internet customer; marketing.; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; e-marketing; Internet; customer perceived value; travel; tourism; Internet customer; marketing;

    Abstract : Businesses and organizations increasingly use information technology for marketing purposes. Customers also increasingly use information technology (such as the Internet) to search for and purchase products. Information technology hence acts as a facilitator in the marketing exchange process and customers are empowered by the use of technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Young adults in rural tourism areas

    Author : Peter Möller; Helena Kåks; Mats Lundmark; Erik Westholm; Emma Lundholm; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; young adults; adult transition; tourism; rural areas; Sälen; telephone interviews; register study; life history interviews; population change; mobility; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how tourism affects conditions for young adults in rural areas. Such a study lies at the intersection of research about tourism impacts, adult transition, and rural areas. READ MORE