Essays about: "Impact of tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 essays containing the words Impact of tourism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Hope, Chief and Mamas. Development of Cultural Tourism in Iringa, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Cultural Tourism; Heritage; Iringa; Tanzania; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Tanzania as a tourist destination has traditionally had a nature-oriented focus for the past years. However, cultural heritage is becoming more and more viewed as a source for tourist attractions which raises questions on global and local impact on commodification of culture, and what sort of cultural activities are chosen to attract international and national tourists. READ MORE

  4. 4. Volunteer Tourism : How the public opinion has changed and how Post-development ideas are shaping the discourse on volunteer tourism

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sabina Bäck; [2018]
    Keywords : Volunteer tourism; Post-development theory; power dynamics; altruism; The Huffington post; The Guardian; The Telegraph; The New York Times;

    Abstract : Volunteer tourism is a globally, popular and well-known field in which anyone may participate. During recent years the industry has increasingly received some criticism, in contrast to the otherwise quite commonly positive view of it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards reducing food waste in a hotel breakfast buffet : A case study of Profil Hotels Calmar Stadshotell

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

    Author : Janina Selin; [2018]
    Keywords : Tourism; breakfast buffets; Social Practice Theory; Food Waste; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Food waste is a major environmental issue. It takes electricity, water, and energy to produce food, to store it, to refrigerate it, to transport it and to prepare it. If for some reason the food is then not consumed, it goes to landfill, where it produces greenhouse gases. READ MORE