Essays about: "community-based tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words community-based tourism.

  1. 1. Visitor Perceptions of Authenticity and Commodification in Easter Island Cultural Heritage Tourism : Pride and Empowerment of the Rapanui

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

    Author : Evelina Elf Donaldson; [2020]
    Keywords : easter island; rapanui; rapa nui; authenticity; commodification; tourist perceptions; tourism; cultural heritage; community-based tourism; indigenous;

    Abstract : This study sought to analyze tourist perceptions of cultural heritage tourism on Easter Island, more specifically, how they perceived and valued the concept of ‘authenticity’ in representations of local Rapanui culture. By analyzing and categorizing trends found in Trip Advisor reviews left for 6 tourism businesses on the island (3 traditional performance venues and 3 guided tour companies), this primary research question was further broken down to assess 1) what factors in particular render an experience valuable and authentic to the tourist, 2) how tourists perceive indigenous Rapanui’s relationship to their own culture in the context of cultural tourism, and 3) if they perceive the industry as exploiting or empowering the Rapanui people. READ MORE

  2. 2. We own this power! : How a rural community in Indonesia uphold energy justice to harness a hybrid solar-wind energy plant and unlock capabilities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Aon Abdullah; [2020]
    Keywords : community energy; renewable energy; energy justice; capabilities approach; energy transition; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Indonesia, as per their stance on the Paris Agreement and social development goals (SDG), has been on a winding journey to meet their renewable energy targets. In providing the national electricity, the state electricity company (PLN) is still deriving more than 70% of its energy sources from coal and oil As per 2018, only up to 8% of on-grid power is generated from renewable energy sources, and this percentage has decreased by half between 2010 and 2018. READ MORE

  3. 3. Combining the goals of conservation, tourism and livelihoods in the management of protected areas : case study of the volcanoes national park in northern Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jean De Dieu Ndayisaba; [2020]
    Keywords : protected areas; livelihoods; natural resources management; conservation; decentralization; local community participation; ecotourism; tourism revenue sharing;

    Abstract : The liberal conservation agenda promotes the incorporation of human needs into the management of Protected Areas (PAs). Across the globe, nature-based tourism has been among the suggested tools of promoting sustainable conservation together with development of the local communities living around the PAs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recognition by participation? Social justice and Equality in Community-based Ecotourism among the Hmong in Sa Pa, Viet Nam

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

    Author : Lisa Lohne; [2019]
    Keywords : Fraser; recognition theory; community-based ecotourism; social justice; equality.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This qualitative study was conducted in Viet Nam to see how members of the Hmong ethnic minority group, and women in particular, navigate as participants of Community-based Ecotourism (CBET) in Sa Pa district, Lào Cai province. The study draws on Fraser’s recognition theory to investigate whether Hmong people are recognised or withdrawn from participation due to misrecognition. READ MORE

  5. 5. How does tourism affect the sociocultural aspects of the local community? : A Minor Field Study in Bali

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Turismvetenskap; Södertörns högskola/Turismvetenskap

    Author : Emma Holmlund; Isabelle Donnerberg; [2018]
    Keywords : ​social exchange; social conflict; sociocultural; tourism; local community; community based tourism; culture; traditions.;

    Abstract : The tourism industry is growing rapidly worldwide. In 2016, Bali, Indonesia, had a record year in tourism, and the industry is continuously growing. One can argue that tourism is a culture exploiter and disrupts traditional culture. Nevertheless, it can also revitalize culture. READ MORE