Essays about: "tourist perceptions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words tourist perceptions.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. ”För att utveckla samhället krävs driftiga människor som tar tag i saker” : en studie om att bo i Stockholms skärgård

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

    Author : Fredrik Svanberg; [2020]
    Keywords : lokal utveckling; skärgård; relationer; socialt kapital; turism; platsidentitet; The tourist gaze;

    Abstract : Öarna belägna i Stockholms skärgård har utvecklats från platsbundna egenskaper och förutsättningar vilket har skapat samhällen som är anpassade efter historia, geografi och klimat. Trots att det finns tydliga olikheter mellan öarna finns problem och utmaningar som återfinnes på flera öar. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Different Perceptions of Authenticity among Tourists - A Case of the Munich Hofbräuhaus

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

    Author : Cornelia Pöbl; [2020]
    Keywords : Hofbräuhaus; tourist experience; objective authenticity; constructed authenticity; postmodernism; existential authenticity; netnography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Authenticity is known as an essential driving factor for tourists' experiences. Researchers have provided a deep theoretical understanding of authenticity, distinguishing four established approaches: objective authenticity, constructed authenticity, postmodernism view on authenticity and existential authenticity. READ MORE

  5. 5. UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Sweden: Ideal concept for development or inefficient decorative label?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Annette Maria Krause; [2018]
    Keywords : UNESCO Biosphere Reserves; protected areas; socio-economic development; tourism; sustainable development; panel data;

    Abstract : UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve model reflects a shift from segregating towards more integrating area protection. This is attempted to be achieved through combining environmental protection with sustainable development, acknowledging hereby also human interests. READ MORE