Search for dissertations about: "destination development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words destination development.

  1. 1. Relational Destination Development Case Studies on the Significance of Tourism Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Sara Nordin; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; tourism geography; local development; destination; tourism; networks; social capital; destination governance; clusters; tourism innovation; evolution; Åre Sweden; Icehotel; desti-nation; Icehotel.;

    Abstract : Destination development has become a key issue in local and regional development. In particular, many governments recognize the industry's potential for fostering economic growth and development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  3. 3. A marketing design approach to destination development

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Eva Maria Jernsand; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; destination development; place branding; participatory design; experience innovation;

    Abstract : An increasing demand for environmental, socio-cultural and political aspects has led to that moreintegrated methods of tourismplanning has evolved, which emphasize sustainability as a key fac-tor. However, it is argued that the term sustainability is used carelesslyand that the social aspectis often overlooked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tourism Development in Resource Peripheries conflicting and Unifying Spaces in Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Joakim Byström; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism development; labor market transformation; related diversification; path dependence; resource periphery; pleasure periphery; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The northern Swedish inland is a sparsely populated area with a historical dependence upon natural-resource extraction. Therefore, this region has traditionally been defined as a resource periphery for extractive purposes. However, the rise of tourism challenges this narrative by producing a pleasure periphery for touristic purposes. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Anyone could do that" Nordic perspectives on competence in tourism

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kajsa G. Åberg; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism; education; workforce; competence; destination management; destination development; recruitment; Sweden; Finland; Norway; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In academic reasoning, as well as policy rhethoric, much attention has been drawn to the low thresholds to employment and entrepreneurship in tourism. The purpose of this thesis is to go beyond the simplified images and examine the educational characteristics of the tourism workforce in a way that includes both a geographical and work task related aspect. READ MORE