Essays about: "Tourists"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 339 essays containing the word Tourists.

  1. 1. Geely Sooyun

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Wanyi Du; [2021]
    Keywords : Vertical mobility; vehicle interior design; future of transportation; megacities;

    Abstract : Part of the inspiration for this project is the excellent development and changes of Shanghai, where the author lives. At present, urbanization is more and more serious, and the urban population density continues to increase. To deal with this kind of phenomenon, the infrastructure and transportation of the city should be developed continuously. READ MORE

  2. 2. Airbnb in Copenhagen, Denmark: The Short- Term Rent Gap, Gentrification & the Housing Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Emre Guerbuezer; [2021]
    Keywords : Airbnb; Short-Term Rent Gap; GIS; Gentrification; Housing Market; Copenhagen; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Short-term tourists visiting formerly residential areas are a potential source of conflict as the short-term tourists change the place they are visiting and represent an inconvenience to residents. This research uses a mixed methods approach with the short-term rent gap framework introduced by Wachsmuth and Weisler (2018) as the quantitative and an additional online expert interview as the qualitative part to analyse the effects of short-term rentals hosted on Airbnb on gentrification processes and the housing market in Copenhagen, pre- and during Covid-19. READ MORE

  3. 3. A critical discussion of MacCannell's and Urry's theories on 'tourists' : Through an autoethnographic exploration of a white woman's experiences in Cambodia

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

    Author : Jana Heiss Fröman; [2021]
    Keywords : Tourism; Tourist; MacCannell; Urry; Cambodia; Autoethnography;

    Abstract : The word tourist is loaded with negativity, especially, as MacCannell and Urry argue, for those of us that travel ourselves. In this exploration, the author takes a deep dive into the primary theories of MacCannell's search for authenticity and Urry's tourist gaze while recounting a series of journeys throughout Cambodia through her own Western epistomologic lens while also considering feminist, postcolonialist and decolonialist extensions and counterarguments. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Creation of Sustainable Value from Cruise Tourism : An Empirical Study on Gotland, Sweden

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

    Author : Jingnan Yang; [2021]
    Keywords : Value Creation; Cruise Tourism; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Nowadays, cruise tourism is playing a significant role in international tourism and has brought vital economic benefits to ports and destinations. Apart from the economic impact, cruise tourism can also influence a destination in social and environmental aspects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coopetition between accommodation companies as a stimulator for destination development : A case study on Saaremaa, Estonia

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    Author : Sietse Hermans; [2021]
    Keywords : coopetition; tourism; accommodation companies; destination development; Saaremaa;

    Abstract : Tourists seldom experience a destination with just one company, yet they often encounter a destination as a coherent entity. This results from the effort of different stakeholders who work together to develop a destination, despite often being competitors. These efforts make the tourism industry fertile for coopetitive relationships. READ MORE