Essays about: "tourism policy"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 47 essays containing the words tourism policy.

  1. 11. Investigating Reflections on Social Sustainability: The Case of EU-Funded Projects in Remote Northern Communities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Raaby; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Social Sustainability; Northern Communities; Arctic Communities; EU Projects; Transnational Cooperation;

    Abstract : There has been a general population decline in the European Arctic and northern periphery, with out-migration being one of the main drivers. The population is ageing and less able to contribute to the economic welfare. READ MORE

  2. 12. Climate Change Social Movements in a Tourism Context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Sofia Lindholm; [2019]
    Keywords : social movements; climate change; political participation; social movement theory; framing theory; environmental tourism; travel; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : After the latest IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report in 2018 there has been an increased concern in society on the identified climate impact of flying. This has resulted in a rise of grassroots social movements that attempt to find alternative, more environmentally friendly means of travel. READ MORE

  3. 13. 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

  4. 14. Can tourism Seal the deal? : an explorative study on Seal tourism in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Ebba Alteg; [2019]
    Keywords : benefits; seals; survey; wildlife tourism; wildlife management;

    Abstract : The increased seal populations in the Swedish coastal areas have resulted in increased damages for fishing companies with associated costs. The negative aspect of seals has been quantified (costs for small-scale fishers) but both negative and positive aspects of natural resources must be considered for politicians to make efficient policy decisions. READ MORE

  5. 15. Observing the unobservable? : Segmentation of tourism expenditure in Venice usingunobservable heterogeneity to find latent classes

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Magdalena Lundberg; [2018]
    Keywords : unobserved heterogeneity; fixed mixture model; tourism expenditure; expenditure segmentation; market segmentation; Venice tourism;

    Abstract : Consumer segmentation based on expenditure are usually done by using observedcharacteristics, such as age and income. This thesis highlights the problem with negativeexternalities which Venice suffers from, due to mass tourism. READ MORE