Papers – Tourism and its potential as a social force

Dane Pejnović, Izidora Marković, Snježana BoranićŽivoder(May 20, 2013)
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Summary: More than 120.000 nature areas worldwide are protected because of their uniqueness, which is the most important recourse for tourism development. Because of that nature scenery as a coulisse is the main motive for tourist arrivals in Croatia, while over 20% of all tourist arrivals in Croatia is motivated primarily by exploring nature protected areas (NPA), especially National and Nature …Continue reading →
Keywords: local communities, national parks, Plitvice, Sustainable tourism
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Desmond Wee(May 20, 2013)
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Summary: The gaze, tourist or otherwise, has been the scope of much social research and it is only recently that we have started to ask how sensuality, materiality, positionality, embodiment and performance factor into the consideration of hospitality as critical practice (Ateljevic, Pritchard and Morgan, 2007; Lynch et al., 2011). It is necessary to understand not only the modalities of looking, …Continue reading →
Keywords: identity, images, Tourist gaze
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Bryan S. R. Grimwood, Ji Qiu, Meghan Muldoon, Olga Yudina(May 14, 2013)
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Summary: This paper emerged during a graduate seminar on the dynamics of tourism. The pedagogical heart of this course was a commitment to critically and collaboratively examining the relational and transformative aspects of tourism. The seminar was designed such we synthesized and critiqued tourism debates associated with responsibility, nature, power, and representation, and then applied this learning to co-interpret empirical texts …Continue reading →
Keywords: Canada, Responsible tourism
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Karoline Guelke(May 11, 2013)
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Summary: While in most parts of the Andes indigenous people have been at the bottom of the social hierarchy for centuries, recent tourism development has turned aspects of their culture into valued commodities (i.e. Weismantel, 2001; Henrici, 2007). For a critical understanding of tourism it is necessary to examine the different ways in which these developments are reproducing and/or challenging existing …Continue reading →
Keywords: Andes, Foucault, indigeneity, power, tourism
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Jasmine Zhang(May 11, 2013)
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Summary: My paper aims to take a political ecology approach to describing and understanding the relationship between tourism development and environmental discourse in Shangri-La County in Northwest Yunnan, Southwest China. Political ecology considers ‘nature’ and society to be socially, culturally and politically constructed. Importantly in this paper I will treat ‘nature’ as one of the actors and ask what role does …Continue reading →
Keywords: environmental discourse, Political ecology, tourism development
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Artur Bobovnicky(April 24, 2013)
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Summary: In an ideal world, every company would enter a recession led by a team of executives who could draw on their experiences of past downturns to guide it through the current one. But developing accurate strategic plans is a high stake effort. False assumptions about the pace, scale and timing of growth may slow progress even in good times but …Continue reading →
Keywords: accommodation, consumer preferences, crisis, Customer value, strategy
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Sergio Fadini(April 24, 2013)
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Keywords: Italy, Responsible tourism
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Nawit Ongsavangchai(April 24, 2013)
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Summary: Nan, a city located in the remote valley of the Nan River in northern Thailand, is a famous destination for tourists who love nature and culture. A numbers of tourists who visited Nan city have increased every year; however most of them concentrate their visit to a small group of famous places. This situation leads to the problem of over …Continue reading →
Keywords: architecture, community, culture, Nan, tourism
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Wantanee Suntikul(April 24, 2013)
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Summary: Amphawa is the site of a large floating market dating from the 18th century, located about 80 kilometres from Bangkok, Thailand. After three decades of dormancy, Amphawa has been experiencing a revival of tourism development since 2004, and has become a popular weekend destination for urban tourists and a primary site in an emerging trend of nostalgia-motivated tourism among Thai …Continue reading →
Keywords: Nostalgia, Thailand, tourism
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Cora Un In Wong, Kuan Weng Si(April 20, 2013)
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Summary: ‘Petty capitalism’ refers to the informal self-employment engaged in by the unskilled poor in order to earn or augment their income. In response to the unavailability of formal employment, these workers often participate in unregulated economic activities, sometimes in violation of the law. In the tourism industry, they usually work as unlicensed souvenir vendors, street food and drink hawkers, unofficial …Continue reading →
Keywords: Cultural Tourism, Macau, Pedicabs, Tourism Workers, Urbanization
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