Essays about: "educational tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Feel It In Your Body : Hybridization of Musical Habitus in Swedish Cultural-Educational Tourism to Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Nicole Vickers; [2014]
    Keywords : ethnomusicology; musicology; phenomenology; hybridisation; musical habitus; cultural tourism; polyrhythm; musiketnologi; musikvetenskap; fenomenologi; hybridisering; musikaliska habitus; kulturresor; polyrytm;

    Abstract : On the surface the practice of African musics and dances in Sweden seems to be evidence of otherization and exoticization of African cultures. However, those Swedes of non-African background who do African musics and dances are genuinely engaged with the practice in the sense that they participate wholeheartedly and seem to both value and feel positive outcomes from their participation. READ MORE