Essays about: "tourist relationship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words tourist relationship.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Regional Food Proucts in the Tourist Home Country. The Case of South Tyrol

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

    Author : Lukas Hans Walther Weyh; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable destination development; marketing; south tyrol; sensory destination marketing; region branding; tourist loyalty; destination management; tourism; tourist relationship; branding;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship of regional food products in the tourist home country with destination marketing and management at the example of South Tyrol. South Tyrol was chosen as research area, because the 2 sectors have, on their own, a big standing in the region as well as a cooperate in many different ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Tourism Rules Everything Around Me" : A Case Study on Alienation and Tourism in the Alps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Franz-Josef Greiter; [2019]
    Keywords : Tourism; Alienation; Mountain Tourism; Acceleration; Extended Case Method; Human Ecology; Austrian Alps; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing industries of the global capitalist economy. In the case of Austria, it is responsible for nearly one sixth of the GDP. This development is connected to an incredible economic growth and structural changes in formerly remote mountain villages in the Austrian Alps. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insight Cuba : A Reflection Rapport and Three Features Connected to Cuban Economy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation (JMK)

    Author : Sara Charlotte Wahlström; [2019]
    Keywords : economy; Cuba; informal markets; prostitution; jinterism; bicycles; embargo; slow news journalism; practice theory economic anthropology;

    Abstract : Cuba! The name alone connotes many things for people be it rum & cigarrs, old Chevys & colonial buildings, Hemingway & Daquires, Castro & communism, Salsa & Reaggaton, parties & calm life, blue oceans & white sandy beaches, poverty & oppression.  As a tourist destination Cuba is sold as a country caught up in a time capsule. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Distorted Communication of a City

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Mattias Hallén; [2018]
    Keywords : Place branding; city branding; value construction; value destruction; entrepreneurialism; discursive closure; justification logics; strategic communication; post-industrial city; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study argues that there is a problem in previous literature regarding theunderstanding of value in city brand communication. Value construction has been overemphasized, at the expenses of value destruction, which is problematic because there is a mutual relationship between value construction and destruction. READ MORE