Essays about: "Cultural factors of tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words Cultural factors of tourism.

  1. 1. Tourism has impacts on smaller destinations too : A questionnaire study to determine any tourism effects on smaller destinations and its residents.

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

    Author : Felicia Carlström; Johanna Gustavsson; [2021]
    Keywords : tourism; destination; rural tourism; triple bottom line; sociocultural effects; economic effects; environmental effects; Glasriket; residents’ attitudes; seasonality;

    Abstract : Tourism is something that today is very common for most parts of the world. Tourism effects is a phenomenon that focuses on the effects of tourism which can affect destinations and residents in different ways. The most common are social, cultural, environmental and economic impacts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Destination Development in Practice : Can accommodation businesses contribute to cultural landscape preservation? The case of the Ökomodell Hindelang

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

    Author : Lorenz Schwarzenbach; [2021]
    Keywords : tourism; destination; development; sustainability; cultural landscape; ecosystem services; accommodation businesses; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The focus of this research lies on the possibilities and willingness of accommodation businesses to work for and towards sustainability in a destination. The area of investigation is the municipality of Bad Hindelang located in the German Alps. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green travel onboarding – An exploration of the environmental value co-creation in tourism transportation online platforms from the millennial's perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Jung-Tzu Tsai; Michaël Le; [2021]
    Keywords : Millennials; Value co-creation; Customer decision process; Tourism Transportation; Sustainability options; Environmental value; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The carbon emissions from tourism transportation have been a significant environmental issue. Studies have tried to investigate the impacts of sustainability initiatives provided by tourism transportation on travellers, but the target group and the types of transportation are limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE