Essays about: "Disaster Tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Disaster Tourism.

  1. 1. Visualizing the Invisible: An Exploration of the Radioactive Image within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Fannie Frederikke Baden; [2020]
    Keywords : Radioactive Image; Nuclear Disaster; Nuclear power; Chernobyl; Disaster Tourism; Visual tropes; radioactivity; semiotics; visualized natural phenomena; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the radioactive image and poses the multi-layered question: ‘(how) can radioactivity exist as an image, when it cannot be seen, heard or felt?’. By having no sensorial qualities, radioactivity is often narrated in popular media by metaphoric association. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analyzing the resilience of tourism stakeholders during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study of Bend, Oregon

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

    Author : Fie Broker-Bulling; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; sustainability; resilience; tourism; hospitality; Covid-19; crisis and disaster recovery;

    Abstract : As the world continues to globalize, the need for sustainability is becoming increasingly evident. In the tourism industry, an industry that employs 1 out of 10 globally, this is especially true. This industry is composed of a complex web of systems that ebb and flow in unison. READ MORE

  3. 3. Death Sells: Thanatourism Theming as a Sustainability Strategy at Gotlands Museum

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaperUppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Katherine Uziallo; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable destination development; destination development; sustainable tourism; tourism; heritage tourism; dark tourism; thanatourism; museums; new museology; Gotlands Museum; Gotland; Gotlandic history; sustainability;

    Abstract : Over the past century the phenomenon of thanatourism, or dark tourism, has become increasingly popular, with tourists now able to encounter death at a wide range of sites across the world. While much scholarship has focused on tourism at sites of disaster and atrocity, less research has taken place into thanatourism in a museum context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fukushima Daiichi as a heterotopia : Dark tourism in dystopian places

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

    Author : Klas Bergman; [2018]
    Keywords : Fukushima; Heterotopia; Tourism; Dark tourism; Digital and visual methods; Japan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with tourism to Fukushima. Specifically, it examines how traditional tourism and dark tourism shape the identity of Fukushima. READ MORE

  5. 5. More than a trek: On the role of social capital disasters - An exploratory case study of trekking and adventure companies' efforts in the disaster response after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Agnes Johansson; Andreas Kölling; [2016-01-27]
    Keywords : Social Capital; Disaster Management; Disaster Response;

    Abstract : Background and problem: The engagement by private sector in disaster response has been increasing throughout the years as well as the interest for social capital in disasters. However, the social capital and private sector engagement in disasters is an area of research which contains plenty of gaps. READ MORE