Search for dissertations about: "tourist attraction"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words tourist attraction.

  1. 1. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    Author : Peter Smekal; Jan Ovesen; Julie Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Creating new experience for zoo visitors by using media techniques

    Author : Karin Fahlquist; Thomas Mejtoft; Haibo Li; Umeå universitet; []

    Abstract : In 2008, the EU project “Digital Djurpark” (Digital Zoo) started as a cooperation between the digital media lab at the department of Applied Physics and Electronics (TFE) at Umeå University and Lycksele Zoo. The technology behind the Digital Zoo project is a wireless sensor network that is placed in the park. READ MORE