Search for dissertations about: "human influence on tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words human influence on 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. On Environmental Grounds : Outdoor Recreation, Place Relations and Environmental Sustainability

    Author : Daniel Wolf-Watz; Klas Sandell; Peter Fredman; Robert Pettersson; Ebba Lisberg Jensen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Concern; Place; Nature; Practice; Tourism; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between outdoor recreation and environmental concern as part of the wider issue of environmental sustainability in late-modern societies. It includes studies of environmentalists’ (that is environmentally committed individuals’) preferences and motivations with regard to outdoor recreation, and covers the inquiries of whether and how outdoor recreation can influence levels of environmental concern. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable development and tourism in a biosphere reserve : A case study of Lake Vänern Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, Sweden

    Author : Fredrik Hoppstadius; Margareta Dahlström; Cecilia Möller; Jarkko Saarinen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Tourism; Biosphere Reserves; Place; Landscape; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : In this thesis I analyse sustainable development by researching tourism in a biosphere reserve. Sustainable development is based on a broad range of environmental, economic and social elements, bound together by the fact that development is limited by boundaries in the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Protected Attractions : Tourism and Wilderness in the Swedish Mountain Region

    Author : Sandra Wall Reinius; Gunnel Forsberg; Peter Fredman; Annika Dahlberg; Jarkko Saarinen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Turism; turismforskning; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Landscape value and perception; nature conservation policy; tourist behavior; tourist attraction; infrastructure; visitor survey; nature-culture dichotomy; Laponian World Heritage Area; Sweden; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Europe’s first national parks were established in northern Sweden in 1909 and this region has thus functioned as a protected and aesthetic pleasure landscape for a century. In 1996, due to the combination of spectacular natural environment and ancient Sami traditions the Laponian World Heritage Area was established here. READ MORE