Essays about: "Cultural factors of tourism"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 35 essays containing the words Cultural factors of tourism.

  1. 21. Following the Organ Trail: An Analysis of the Underground Trade in Human Organs and the Factors That Sustain It

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Stefanie Smith; [2012]
    Keywords : organ trafficking; transplant tourism; organ trade; commodification; underground economy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Innovations in the field of transplant medicine have revolutionized our perceptions of the body and our willingness to accept its limitations. Transplantation has become a beacon of light for persons suffering from organ failure. READ MORE

  2. 22. Representing Your Own Culture - Investigating authenticity in an indigenous museum

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

    Author : Xiaohui Zhang Östling; [2011]
    Keywords : indigenous tourism; indigenous museum; self-identity; indigenous control; cultural representation; authenticity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This project studies cultural representation in indigenous tourism. Indigenous theme and indigenous control are two important factors in indigenous tourism, and an indigenous museum controlled by indigenous people is a representative place for indigenous tourism. Therefore, this project focuses on a Swedish Sami museum. READ MORE

  3. 23. Country Branding in a Chinese Context: Using a Swedish Example

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Linnéa Hellberg; [2011]
    Keywords : Country Branding; Country-of-Origin; China; COO; Sweden in China; National Identity; Brand Image; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Problem Discussion Globalization and social media are factors that enhance the importance for countries to communicate their identity. The dynamics of competition has changed and in order to improve economic performance, attract tourism, trade and investment opportunities a strong country brand is needed. READ MORE

  4. 24. Women in Tourism, Challenges of Including Women in the Maldivian Resort Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Eva Alm; Malin Susanna H Johansson; [2011]
    Keywords : Women; Tourism; Culture; Gender; Inclusive Business; Maldives; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the Maldives tourism dominates the economy directly and indirectly with 70% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) making the country’s economy heavily dependent on this sector. This should (theoretically) also imply many job opportunities for the Maldivians; however only 3% of the tourism labour force is made up by Maldivian women as opposed to 51% which are Maldivian men. READ MORE

  5. 25. Female Western Leaders in the Hospitality Industry in North Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU; Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU

    Author : Sarah Gelhard; Elisabeth Neulinger; [2011]
    Keywords : female leaders; hospitality industry; value shift; North Africa; Arab culture; transformational leaders; transactional leaders; postmodernity; modernity; participative leadership;

    Abstract : Since North Africa is considered as one of the future hot spots for tourism development, western hotel chains increasingly expand to this region. Especially in the opening phase, these hotel groups tend to fill leading positions with male and female western managers. READ MORE