Essays about: "educational tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words educational tourism.

  1. 1. Quantitative model of present and future well-being in the EU-28 : a spatial multi-criteria evaluation of socioeconomic and climatic comfort factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Joakim Jörwall; [2017]
    Keywords : GIS; well-being; multi-criteria evaluation; EU-28; physical geography and ecosystem analysis; UTCI; Tourism Climatic Index; Predicted Mean Vote; Analytic Hierarchy Process; Fuzzy membership; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Both within the EU and within other regions/countries, there is a need to measure and monitor the well-being/Quality of Life (QoL) of people, in order to identify, anticipate, and address potential social or economic problems, at national and regional levels. This study presents a model to quantitatively estimate the spatial well-being (QoL) distribution across the EU-28 member states down to the municipal level, using tools offered by GIS. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strengthening The Link Between Conservation and Sustainable Development: Can Ecotourism Be a Catalyst? The Case of Monviso Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, Italy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Mondino; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Conservation; Ecotourism; UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Learning tool; ECST; Monviso; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : The dichotomy of conservation vs. sustainable development has generated numerous debates since the introduction of the latter in the late 1980s. When UNESCO introduced the Biosphere Reserve concept in the early ‘70s, it drew even more attention to the matter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ten days of Taglit : How emotions work on a Birthright trip in Israel

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Sacha Buisman; [2017]
    Keywords : Taglit Birthright; Israel; Jewish heritage tourism; emotional reflexivity; organized trips;

    Abstract : Taglit Birthright is an organization that provides free ten-day diaspora-heritage trips to Israel for young Jewish adults between 18 and 26 years old. Taglit is Hebrew for discovery and this is the ambition of the organization: providing young Jewish people with an opportunity to discover their socio-cultural Jewish heritage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Not only for professional utility? Leisure motivations in conference tourism

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Alina Serdiuk; [2016]
    Keywords : conference tourism; Sweden; academics; motivations; survey;

    Abstract : Conference tourism is a young and vibrant industry, which is growing and developing at a prompt rate (Rogers, 2013). The rapid growth of conference tourism and its importance (e.g. economic benefits for destinations) caused a significant academic interest in this topic in 1990's (Yoo & Weber, 2005). READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing Edu-Tourism In An Urban Indigenous Community : The Case Of Aldeia Bananal (Brasília – DF – Brazil)

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för turismvetenskap och geografi

    Author : Otávio Augusto Diniz Vieira; [2014]
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    Abstract : This work aims at developing a tourist visit to the Aldeia Bananal, a community located in Brasília, the Brazilian capital. The community is composed of three ethnic indian groups: Kariri-Xokó, Tuxá and Fulni-ô. The reason of the study is to research and develop Indigenous Tourism. READ MORE