Essays about: "Community based tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words Community based tourism.

  1. 1. Visitor Perceptions of Authenticity and Commodification in Easter Island Cultural Heritage Tourism : Pride and Empowerment of the Rapanui

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Evelina Elf Donaldson; [2020]
    Keywords : easter island; rapanui; rapa nui; authenticity; commodification; tourist perceptions; tourism; cultural heritage; community-based tourism; indigenous;

    Abstract : This study sought to analyze tourist perceptions of cultural heritage tourism on Easter Island, more specifically, how they perceived and valued the concept of ‘authenticity’ in representations of local Rapanui culture. By analyzing and categorizing trends found in Trip Advisor reviews left for 6 tourism businesses on the island (3 traditional performance venues and 3 guided tour companies), this primary research question was further broken down to assess 1) what factors in particular render an experience valuable and authentic to the tourist, 2) how tourists perceive indigenous Rapanui’s relationship to their own culture in the context of cultural tourism, and 3) if they perceive the industry as exploiting or empowering the Rapanui people. READ MORE

  2. 2. We own this power! : How a rural community in Indonesia uphold energy justice to harness a hybrid solar-wind energy plant and unlock capabilities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Aon Abdullah; [2020]
    Keywords : community energy; renewable energy; energy justice; capabilities approach; energy transition; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Indonesia, as per their stance on the Paris Agreement and social development goals (SDG), has been on a winding journey to meet their renewable energy targets. In providing the national electricity, the state electricity company (PLN) is still deriving more than 70% of its energy sources from coal and oil As per 2018, only up to 8% of on-grid power is generated from renewable energy sources, and this percentage has decreased by half between 2010 and 2018. READ MORE

  3. 3. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recognition by participation? Social justice and Equality in Community-based Ecotourism among the Hmong in Sa Pa, Viet Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Lisa Lohne; [2019]
    Keywords : Fraser; recognition theory; community-based ecotourism; social justice; equality.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This qualitative study was conducted in Viet Nam to see how members of the Hmong ethnic minority group, and women in particular, navigate as participants of Community-based Ecotourism (CBET) in Sa Pa district, Lào Cai province. The study draws on Fraser’s recognition theory to investigate whether Hmong people are recognised or withdrawn from participation due to misrecognition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cruising away from strong sustainability? A case-study of the social and environmental trade-offs of cruise tourism in Flåm, Norway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Henriette Sandstå; [2019]
    Keywords : cruise tourism; air pollution; strong sustainability; sustainable tourism; sustainability science; Norway; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cruise tourism is the fastest growing segment within the global tourism industry, allowing tourists to visit spectacular coastal destinations all over the world. Due to its pristine fjord landscapes, Norway is a popular cruise destination. READ MORE