Essays about: "alternative tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words alternative tourism.

  1. 1. The polarized attitudes of offshore wind - The social acceptance of planned offshore wind farm Västvind among Öckerö municipality residents

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Milla Marzelius; [2023]
    Keywords : Offshore wind energy; Social acceptance; Place attachment; Västvind; Öckerö; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change, the energy crisis of 2022-2023, and estimations of future electricity demands have stressed the necessity for a rapid transition of the energy system. Offshore wind energy plays an important role in this transition, and is expected to expand considerably on a global level, in the EU and in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Role of Eco-Communities in Fostering Environmental Stewardship : A Study of Volunteer Tourism at Cloughjordan Eco-Village

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring och turismvetenskap (MTS)

    Author : Maximilian Kress; [2023]
    Keywords : Place attachment; transformative learning; environmental stewardship; voluntourism; eco-communities; ecovillages; Cloughjordan ecovillage; community attachment;

    Abstract : In recent years, there has been a shift in interest in travel, toward an increasing interest in sustainable travel and alternative forms of travel. As a result, there is also an interest in research studying these alternative travel concepts. Therefore, this qualitative study looks at experiences in ecovillages, focusing on volunteer workers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adaptability and Tourism : Changes In Tourism Consumption From Swedish Multi-Person Households

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring och turismvetenskap (MTS)

    Author : Kevin Aoun; [2023]
    Keywords : Inflation; Tourism; Sweden; Family Tourism; Adaptability; Psychology; Global Crises; European Energy Crisis;

    Abstract : This research project investigates the adaptability of travel consumption in Sweden to global crises, with a focus on families. Tourism is a major contributor to the global economy, but it is also highly sensitive to global crises such as natural disasters, political instability, economic recessions, and health pandemics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Volunteer tourism as a transformative journey - “ It's something that they still have, that many have lost at home”

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Nathalie Regestad; Isabella Axelsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Voluntourism; existential authenticity; moral grandstanding; moral superiority; self-identity; the Other; exoticism; epiphany; epiphanic experiences.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Volunteer tourism is an alternative form of tourism that is constantly increasing. The increase can be considered related to trends about social participation, environmental awareness and moral demands. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fighting for Sustainability: A Case Study about Tenerife's Activism Movement

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

    Author : Felicitas Brodtrager; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainable destination development; activism; tourism impacts; stakeholder involvement; sustainability; alternative tourism model; system thinking; doughnut economics;

    Abstract : This research explores the perspectives of the opinion leaders of the activism movement in Tenerife on tourism on the island and the solutions proposed by these stakeholders to the current sustainability problems related to tourism. These issues include tourist's misbehavior in natural protected areas, waste, submarine emissions of residual water sewage, water shortage, gentrification, overtourism, overpopulation, 14,6% of unemployment in 2022, decline of agricultural land, high population density, etc. READ MORE