Search for dissertations about: "tourism innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words tourism innovation.

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

    Author : Sara Nordin; Anders Malmberg; Håkan Håkansson; Magnus Bohlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas : Processes of Local Innovation and Change in Northern Sweden

    Author : Patrick Brouder; Peter Fredman; Linda Lundmark; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : change; development; evolution; peripheral; Sweden; tourism.;

    Abstract : Tourism has reached almost all regions of the world and has had a notable growth in the peripheral regions of Europe. Attempts at tourism development in rural and peripheral areas have resulted in widely varying outcomes and have often been undertaken as a last resort by communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. German second home owners in the Swedish countryside : on the internationalization of the leisure space

    Author : Dieter K. Müller; Dieter K Müller; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism; second homes; countryside; Sweden; Germany; tourist motivation; innovation diffusion; integration; gentryfication; GIS;

    Abstract : Between 1991 and 1996 the number of German second home owners in Sweden increased from about 1,500 to more than 5,500. The purpose of this thesis is to give a comprehensive description and analysis of the German cottage purchases in Sweden, 1991-96. 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. The Legitimacy Process that Supports the Formation and Development of Cluster Initiatives : The Case of a Tourism Cluster Initiative in Dalarna

    Author : Anna Emmoth; Bo Enquist; Jörgen Elbe; Christina Öberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : Today, large public investments are being made with the aim of creating and developing cooperation between businesses in inter-organizational networks. Such initiatives are commonly denoted cluster initiatives and their underlying purpose are to spur innovation and regional growth. READ MORE