Search for dissertations about: "sustainable tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable tourism.

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

    Author : Anna Sörensson; Jan-Åke Törnroos; Mittuniversitetet; []
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    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

  2. 2. Tourism as Interaction of Landscapes : Opportunities and obstacles on the way to sustainable development in Lamu Island, Kenya

    Author : Siw-Inger Halling; Peeter Maandi; Erik Westholm; Elisabeth Gräslund Berg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lamu; sustainable development; tourism; landscape; moral landscapes; tourism and gender relations;

    Abstract : Abstract Lamu Island on the Kenyan coast is the home of a society with a thousand year history of contacts with other cultures through trade and shipping.  The loss of its traditional socio-economic base has led to the entry of tourism as the main income generating activity and the major contact with distant peoples. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tourism Impacts and Sustainable Development

    Author : Erik Lundberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism impacts; sustainable development; local residents; cost-benefit analysis; commensurability;

    Abstract : Following the emergence of sustainable development as a new development paradigm, the scope of tourism impacts has increased. There is a call for a more holistic approach, incorporating environmental, sociocultural, and economic impacts of tourism into impact evaluations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facilitating Transitions to Sustainable Tourism - The role of the tour operator

    Author : Adriana Budeanu; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Humaniora; Humanities; Sustainable Tourism; Tour Operators; Sustainable Development; Mass Tourism; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Tourism has become a leading industry in the world and continues to grow rapidly, contributing essentially to economic growth and employment in many countries. Tourism as it looks today poses serious threats to the environment and considerable social and cultural challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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