Search for dissertations about: "tourism production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words tourism production.

  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. Learning Destinations : The complexity of tourism development

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Sociology; 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. Enacting "the local" in culinary tourism : A study of culinary actors and their practices

    Author : Josefine Östrup Backe; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culinary tourism; food experiences; the local; local food; tourism production; practice theory; social practices; destination branding; culinary actors; rural food experiences; ethnography;

    Abstract : As the competition between destinations grows, the need to stand out and offer memorable and unique experiences also grows. Culinary experiences and activities with elements of “the local” are a growing niche, which mirrors the trend of knowing where the food originates, and that it has been grown, produced, and transported in an ecologically, socially and culturally sustainable way. READ MORE

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

    Author : Kajsa G. Åberg; Dieter K. Müller; Roger Marjavaara; Doris Carson; Tim Coles; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. Imagining Tourist Spaces as Living Spaces : Towards a Relational Approach to Alternatives and Morals in Tourism

    Author : Solene Prince; Dimitri Ioannides; Sandra Wall-Reinius; Kevin Hannam; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rural tourism; Volunteer tourism; ethnography; narratives; Bornholm; Sólheimar eco-village;

    Abstract : Many actors are taking advantage of the flexible barriers to entry of the tourist industry to engage in the production of varied forms of tourism closely related to their lifestyle, professional and communal ambitions. With the increased popularity of forms of tourism bringing the guest close to the host, it becomes relevant to ask questions related to lived experiences and close encounters in tourism scholarship. READ MORE