Essays about: "virtual tourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words virtual tourism.

  1. 1. Volvo Abisko

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Antti Vahtola; [2020]
    Keywords : Symbiotic; mobility; architecture; sustainable tourism; vtol; interior design; exterior design;

    Abstract : Volvo Abisko is proposing the possibility to experience the Arctic wilderness and the surrounding nature in a responsible way. The author has been hiking in the north, every time asking - what if everybody could experience this? Would it be possible to get into the wild with minimal impact on the environment? What if you wouldn’t need the expertise, the knowledge, or even the equipment to get into the pristine nature and to interact with the untouched Arctic? Volvo Abisko is representing the dream of offering this experience for a broader audience. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virtual Reality – a solution for sustainable travel?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Johanna Lööv; Rickard Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Generation Y; Virtual Reality; sustainable tourism; UTAUT2; virtual tourism; strategic communication; digital communication; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Denna studie har som syfte att undersöka hur Generation Y, en demografisk grupp som kännetecknas av miljöomtanke, teknologianvändning och resande betraktar den avancerade och multisensoriska kommunikationsformen Virtual Reality (VR) ur ett perspektiv av resande och hållbarhet. Målet är att förstå vilka faktorer som påverkar Generation Y att acceptera och använda VR för resande, samt att undersöka huruvida fenomenet anses vara ett miljömässigt hållbart alternativ till konventionellt resande. READ MORE

  3. 3. Welcoming Strangers : a study about digitalized hospitality visuals of Airbnb and Couchsurfing dwellings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Anna Puzanova; [2020]
    Keywords : tourism; hospitality; Airbnb; Couchsurfing; digital media; visual analysis; visual culture of hospitality; privacy; metaphors; viewer’s gaze; work of imagination; aestheticization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : We live in a digitalized world where visuals are as essential to us as they have never been. Tourism and hospitality are not an exception here but rather examples of huge dependence on visual culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Land Rover BackPacker : A minimal travel vehicle

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Edwin Senger; [2019]
    Keywords : Future; mobility; shared; service; tourism; adventure; Land Rover; sustainable; sustainability;

    Abstract : How can reductionism lead to a greater experience and add to the appeal of a product? The Land Rover BackPacker is a minimalistic travel vehicle that questions the space and the complexity needed in a vehicle while exploring the world 4x4 inspired by the necessity of reduction in today's consumerist world to fight climate change and the freedom of travelling light. Its open design creates an interactive space with it's surroundings for 2 people which is created in a multifunctional approach to be more then a car but a space to hang out and a place to sleep in the wild. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Curb to Launch : Explore the pre-launch, ground experience for space tourism in 2040

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Benjamin Lee; [2018]
    Keywords : seervice design; space tourism; customer journey; service prototyping; experience prototyping tools;

    Abstract : We are at the dawn of the next chapter of manned space flight, and space travel will soon be within reach for the majority of the humanity, not just the elite. The imminent launch of Virgin Galactic's first commercial service this year, soon to be followed by companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin, means that space tourism will quickly go from one individual every few years to dozens, perhaps hundreds of new space tourists annually. READ MORE