This thesis explores the increasingly occurring relationship between tourism and science in the Arctic by focusing on two cases in Svalbard, namely research town Ny-Ålesund in Spitsbergen and the Scientific Expedition Edgeøya Spitsbergen (SEES). This interplay is analyzed by using social practice theory as a framework.
This thesis explores systems thinking in fifty tourism higher education programs across the world by establishing several indicators: critical thinking, networks, interdisciplinarity, wicked problems and feedback loops.
This research has identified clusters of people that choose their holiday destination in the same way, in order to gain more insight into the factors that influence the destination choice process of tourists.
This research identifies the usage of freshwater by hotels and what factors influence the decision-making process related to this usage. The focus of this study is on Rimini, Italy, by using the PESTEL model as a conceptual framework.
The increase in air travel, especially in tourism, has led to a policy debate on the economic importance of the aviation sector and the environmental impacts of it (Broër, 2006). In the Netherlands, this debate consists of mainly two parties: the aviation sector who desires expansion and environmentalists who want to reduce the negative impacts. [...]