Essays about: "sustainable tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the words sustainable tourism.

  1. 1. Ecotourism in a developing island destination : -A field study of Bali

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

    Author : Johanna Åhsberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Bali; culture; ecotourism; impacts; sustainable development; traditional lifestyle;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how ecotourism impact on Balinese traditional lifestyle through economic, sociocultural and environmental structures. A field study was conducted in the island of Bali, Indonesia where the researcher investigated the situation of traditional living and how it is perceived by local people and eco-friendly businesses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cooperation and innovation to develop tourism and combat seasonality : A case study of local tourism firms in Geiranger, Norway

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Vendela Beckman; [2020]
    Keywords : tourism; seasonality; innovation; cooperation; development; turism; säsong; innovation; samarbete; utveckling;

    Abstract : This qualitative study describes how local tourism firms in Geiranger, Norway view innovation and cooperation as strategies to develop tourism and combat seasonality. The study examines different approaches to seasonality as well as how the innovation system of a tourism destination can be a way to transition from one to all-season tourism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating locations for subsurface dams : Case study on Storsudret, Gotland

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Karl Engström; Maximilian Skoglund Lartell; [2020]
    Keywords : Subsurface dams; MIKE SHE; groundwater; groundwater modelling; water resource management; resistivity measurements; hydrogeology; Grundvattendammar; MIKE SHE; grundvatten; hydrogeologi; grundvattenmodellering; vattenresurshantering; resistivitetsmätningar; hydrogeologi;

    Abstract : Due to precipitation poor winters and springs and over-exploitation of groundwater reserves during the summer months as a consequence of tourism, the island of Gotland has experienced fresh water shortages during recent years which has led to harsh restrictions in the use of municipal water. In order to find a solution to the islands fresh water problems, the region of Gotland and the Swedish Environmental Institute (IVL) have initiated a project in which the southernmost part of Gotland, Storsudret, will be used as a test site for new methods of sustainable freshwater storage and extraction methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. All-inclusive or Not-inclusive? : - Towards a more sustainable use of water and electricity by the tourism sector in the Dominican Republic.

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

    Author : Tua Tägtström; Rebecca Vikström; [2020]
    Keywords : All-inclusive; Hotel strategies; Sustainable tourism; Dominican Republic; Water use; Electricity use; Consumption and production; Local resident;

    Abstract : Purpose  The purpose of this study is to understand the challenges all-inclusive hotels face in implementing sustainable water and electricity management in the Dominican Republic. Different challenges in balancing water and electricity towards sustainable consumption patterns will be identified. READ MORE

  5. 5. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE