Search for dissertations about: "tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 swedish dissertations containing the word tourism.

  1. 1. Guided tourism the role of guidebooks in German tourist behaviour in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Malin Zillinger; Dieter K. Müller; Alan A. Lew; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Car-tourists; Guidebooks; Mobility; Place; Power; Round tour; Space; Time geography; Tourist information; Tourism system; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Robert Pettersson; ; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Attitudes; Stated Preference.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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. Guided tourism : the role of guidebooks in German tourist behaviour in Sweden

    University dissertation from Östersund : ETOUR

    Author : Malin Zillinger; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

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  4. 4. Post-Secular Tourism A Study of Pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mats Nilsson; Thomas Blom; Lars Aronsson; Mekonnen Tesfahuney; Johan Hultman; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Post-Secular; Tourism; Pilgrimage; Sacred Place; Santiago de Compostela; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; Turismvetenskap; Turismvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its starting-point in the post-secular changes in society and how these interplay with tourism. In spite of the intensive academic debate on and theorisation of the post-secular and post-secularism, the role of tourism in this change, called the return of religion, has not been studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making a living in the world of tourism Livelihoods in backpacker tourism in urban Indonesia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Erika Sörensson; Dieter Müller; Aina Tollefsen; Michael Haldrup Pedersen; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism geography; low-budget tourism; tourism work; backpackers; gender; development geography; livelihood; qualitative research; Indonesia; Southeast Asia.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In many ‘Third World’ societies tourism is seen as a force for economic development and socie-tal change. Employment in tourism has increased, new destinations have been drawn into tour-ism circuits, and many ‘Third World’ governments have adopted ‘pro-poor’ tourism policies as part of their poverty reduction strategies. READ MORE