Essays about: "educational tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words educational tourism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Communicative Patterns in Intercultural Classrooms - Case Study with Focus on Intercultural Communication, Humor & Laughter

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Yanhua Bai; Rui Zhang; [2012-10-05]
    Keywords : Chinese; culture; communication; intercultural communication; intercultural classroom; humor; laughter; educational communication;

    Abstract : Today, because of globalization and the development of communication technology, it is easier for people from different countries to get in touch and communicate with each other. In order to communicate better in different areas, such as business, diplomacy, tourism, etc, language competence is essential. READ MORE

  5. 5. Landscaping paradise? : investigating the possibility of promoting landscape literacy through the design of an educational trail in a mangrove swamp on the Andaman Islands

    University essay from SLU/Landscape Architecture (until 121231)

    Author : Marie Janäng; Emelie Melin; [2012]
    Keywords : landscape literacy; mangroves; Andaman Islands; swamps; outdoor education; wilderness; representations; landscape; paradise; eco-tourism;

    Abstract : This master thesis is based on fieldwork conducted on the Andaman Islands, part of the Andaman and Nicobar Union Territory of India, during the winter of 2011/2012. The Andaman Islands have undergone vast changes during the last century and are now struggling to find sustainable strategies for development. READ MORE