Search for dissertations about: "destinations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word destinations.

  1. 1. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; [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

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

    University dissertation from Åbo : Painosalama Oy

    Author : Anna Sörensson; Jan-Åke Törnroos; [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. Strategic Success and Organisational Structure in Winter Sport Destinations : a multiple stakeholder approach to measuring organisational performance in Scandinavian and Swiss case studies

    University dissertation from Östersund : ETOUR

    Author : Arvid Flagestad; [2002]

    Abstract : Winter sports destinations are on the one hand suffering from stagnating markets while on the other hand investments in capacity and continuous upgrading are taking place in many destinations. This situation creates challenges for the industry with respect to international competition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improved Meal Offerings in Tourist Destinations Provided by Professional Practitioners

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro Universitet

    Author : Lotte Wellton; Inger M Jonsson; Ute Walter; Tobias Nygren; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; restaurant work; meal offering; time; professionalization; education; Måltidskunskap; Culinary Arts and Meal Science;

    Abstract : Restaurants are central to the growth of a tourist destination, and rural, small-restaurant owners/managers are important actors in the development of attractive meal offerings. There is a lack of research scrutinising the skills and knowledge that may contribute to the growth of small-sized restaurant businesses. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Value Co-Creation Perspective on Customer-Based Brand Equity Modelling for Tourism Destinations A case from Sweden

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro Universitet

    Author : Tatiana Chekalina; Matthias Fuchs; Maria Lexhagen; William C. Gartner; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Destination branding; customer-based brand equity; value co-creation; value-in-use; Åre; linear structural equation modelling;

    Abstract : Tourism destinations all over the world increasingly embrace marketing and branding practices traditionally utilized by businesses. However, the literature on customer-based brand equity modelling and measurement for tourism destinations lacks the conceptual understanding of the complex relationships between tourists and the destination brand. READ MORE