Essays about: "critical tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words critical tourism.

  1. 1. Towards tourism sustainability. The case of Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Sandra Szynkowska; [2021]
    Keywords : development; sustainable tourism; mass tourism; Nusa Lembongan; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Tourism is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors in the world. Due to that, many developing world’s regions with limited economic activity adapt tourism as a development strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Tricky Tales : MFA Essay by Nicola Godman

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Nicola Godman; [2021]
    Keywords : Folklore; Tourism; Gotland; Film; Di sma undar jårdi; Art;

    Abstract : This essay is a reflection on various layers which inform my artistic practice, and particularly expands on the background and research for my short film The Spirit, The Lamp & The Permanent Inhabitant. It's an attempt to describe how certain parts of my Gotlandic background influence and inspire my artistic practice, and also to show how reading, writing and critical reflection are important parts of my process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable innovation in nature-based tourism from the  perspective of dynamic capabilities

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

    Author : Shuangqi Liu; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable innovation; Dynamic capabilities; Nature-based tourism;

    Abstract : While traveling brings economic opportunities while climate change, resource depletion and the rapid growth of tourist numbers threaten the communities and ecology in the destination. Concerns about these threats require the sustainability of tourism in the destination, where local enterprises as the major players are encouraged to lead change by adopting sustainable innovation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Official Tourism Websites on the Destination Image : The case of Morocco

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

    Author : Azdine El Maazouzi; [2020]
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    Abstract : The destination image is a significant factor that determines the success of a tourist destination. Information sources such as official websites of a tourist destination also play a critical role in attracting more tourists. This paper focuses on analyzing the impact of online sources such as the destination image's official websites. READ MORE