Essays about: "Hostels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Hostels.

  1. 1. Barriers to adopting mobile access solutions in hospitality organizations.

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : OLLI PIETILÄ; [2019]
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    Abstract : This study aims to investigate factors that affect the attitudes towards mobile access control solutions among decision-making units (DMUs) in hospitality organizations in Finland to identify perceived benefits and barriers to adoption of mobile solutions. The first mobile access control solution was introduced in the early 2000s and is used successfully in, for example, public transport and in offices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tezpur University Smart Campus: Performance Optimization during Grid Outages using Demand Side Management

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Felix Sippel; [2019]
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    Abstract : he conditions of energy availability from different resources is depending on myriad factors like technological innovation, geographical prerequisites and market dynamics. In, microgrids, where often multiple energy resources are combined, managing only the generation side of the energy system is not always the most cost effective and sustainable approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Backpacker Tourism and Local Community Development: An Analysis of Hostels as Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Gayani Siriwardena; [2019]
    Keywords : Backpacker tourism; Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice; Hostels; Livelihoods; Local communities; Networks; Poverty reduction; Sri Lanka; Tourism industry policy framework; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to understand if hostels, being an essential component of the infrastructural support for backpacker tourism have been instrumental in lifting up local communities in light of socio-economic development. The analysis strives to explore not only the contours of change in the community level but also the changes in the institutions and structures within which the tourism industry operates to understand how the hostel communities create their own structures through exercising power, which is a manifestation of how capitals are accumulated and transformed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecocertifications and quality labels : For whom and why, in the case of Laponia.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Anna Engberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Laponia; World Heritage; tourism; ecocertifications; quality markings; eco tourism;

    Abstract : Abstract There are a lot of ecocertifications in Sweden for a variety of different categories; for example the Swan, which is a label for both hotels and products; KRAV, a label for farms and what farms pro- duce; Nature’s Best, a label for tourist adventures; the Sápmi Experience, a newly developed label for Sámi tourism, and The Green Key, a certification offered by Håll Sverige Rent for hostels, ho- tels, mountain cabins and camping grounds. Nature’s Best and the Green Key I have chosen as the focus for this paper, because they are the most relevant for my research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating an online booking service with access control systems

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Rickard Lindahl; [2014]
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    Abstract : Fault tolerance is a property that describes systems that can execute properly even in the presence of errors. This report describes dfferent methods and techniques to create fault-tolerant systems, as well as a study on the dependability of the cloud computing services offered by Amazon, Microsoft and Google. READ MORE