Essays about: "thesis -title on tourism"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 229 essays containing the words thesis -title on tourism.

  1. 11. Hope, Chief and Mamas. Development of Cultural Tourism in Iringa, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Cultural Tourism; Heritage; Iringa; Tanzania; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Tanzania as a tourist destination has traditionally had a nature-oriented focus for the past years. However, cultural heritage is becoming more and more viewed as a source for tourist attractions which raises questions on global and local impact on commodification of culture, and what sort of cultural activities are chosen to attract international and national tourists. READ MORE

  2. 12. Backpacker Tourism and Local Community Development: An Analysis of Hostels as Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Gayani Siriwardena; [2019]
    Keywords : Backpacker tourism; Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice; Hostels; Livelihoods; Local communities; Networks; Poverty reduction; Sri Lanka; Tourism industry policy framework; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to understand if hostels, being an essential component of the infrastructural support for backpacker tourism have been instrumental in lifting up local communities in light of socio-economic development. The analysis strives to explore not only the contours of change in the community level but also the changes in the institutions and structures within which the tourism industry operates to understand how the hostel communities create their own structures through exercising power, which is a manifestation of how capitals are accumulated and transformed. READ MORE

  3. 13. Death Sells: Thanatourism Theming as a Sustainability Strategy at Gotlands Museum

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaperUppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Katherine Uziallo; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable destination development; destination development; sustainable tourism; tourism; heritage tourism; dark tourism; thanatourism; museums; new museology; Gotlands Museum; Gotland; Gotlandic history; sustainability;

    Abstract : Over the past century the phenomenon of thanatourism, or dark tourism, has become increasingly popular, with tourists now able to encounter death at a wide range of sites across the world. While much scholarship has focused on tourism at sites of disaster and atrocity, less research has taken place into thanatourism in a museum context. READ MORE

  4. 14. A comparative study of sustainability in the hospitality sector in Chinese hotels

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : KAI YANG; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The development of an industrial civilization,and rapidurban economic growth, leads tomore and more pressure onthe natural environment. Furthermore, the tourism industry is one of the major industries in the world and to understand the importance of sustainable development for the environment and society, the tourism industry is the first to understand. READ MORE

  5. 15. Dark Matter, White Space

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ezana Mussie; [2019]
    Keywords : Tourism; Megaproject; Whiteness; Racialization; Malmö Live;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the ambiguous role of Malmö’s latest megaproject in the context of the city’s racializing urban development trajectory. The project is a public/private congress center, concert hall and hotel complex called Malmö Live. READ MORE