Search for dissertations about: "tourist behavior"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words tourist behavior.

  1. 1. Designing guidance along audio-haptically augmented paths in a city environment

    Author : Delphine Szymczak; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Activity theory; Cultural historical; design; evaluation; iterative design; user-centered design; audio-tactile; multimodal; mobile; pedestrian navigation; scanning; tourist guide; vibration; in-use; focus; environment;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to show in a case study how it is possible to inform, with Activity Theory, the design and evaluation of a pedestrian navigation system that uses audio-tactile feedback. The case study consists of an iterative design process that results in a tourist guide application used in a mobile phone. 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. Tourists' vacation choice structure : Influence of values and implications for green tourism

    Author : Therese Hedlund; Maria Bengtsson; Anna-Carin Nordvall; Øystein Aas; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vacation choice structure; values; green attitudes; green tourism; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : In the vacation choice structure, denoting how vacation choices such as choice of destination, travel mode, and accommodation, are related and prioritized by tourists, every choice plays an important and unique role. Although it has been recognized that vacation choices inter-relate in several different aspects, previous research has primarily studied the primacy aspect. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Auditing and Efficiency in a Chain Hotel : the Case of Scandic, Järva Krog

    Author : Branko Simanic; Björn Palm; Folke Björk; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract :   Energy efficiency and conservation measures in hotels is an area of research at the Department of Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH), Sweden. As a continuation of the research work, this project was focused on a hotel's resource-use performance, considering both internal and external factors that influence their consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Infectious diseases in returning Swedish travellers

    Author : Helena Hervius Askling; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The number of travellers to tropical parts of the world has increased substantially during the past decades. Identifying risk groups and providing preventive measures is important both to reduce the number of travellers falling ill and to prevent introduction of diseases into new countries. READ MORE