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The Emerging Concept of Photo Tourism: Söderslätt as a case

Lu, Linfeng LU (2010) In IIIEE Master thesis IMEN56 20101
The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics
Abstract
The tourism season in Europe is mainly limited to a few months in the summer. Thus, there is a need to develop attractive tourism products that can contribute to an extension of the tourism season. Photo tourism, which is based on the breakthrough of digital cameras, camera function of cell phones in combination with the use of computers among the general public, is one of the tourism products that could meet the tourist destination‟s need for extending the tourism season.
Photo tourism, which consists of complex elements, is an innovative form of edutainment. Söderslätt, a tourist destination in south Sweden, is chosen as a case study. The thesis describes what the photo tourism product in Söderslätt could be like, and how to make it... (More)
The tourism season in Europe is mainly limited to a few months in the summer. Thus, there is a need to develop attractive tourism products that can contribute to an extension of the tourism season. Photo tourism, which is based on the breakthrough of digital cameras, camera function of cell phones in combination with the use of computers among the general public, is one of the tourism products that could meet the tourist destination‟s need for extending the tourism season.
Photo tourism, which consists of complex elements, is an innovative form of edutainment. Söderslätt, a tourist destination in south Sweden, is chosen as a case study. The thesis describes what the photo tourism product in Söderslätt could be like, and how to make it sustainable. Based on the case study, the thesis further analyzes and justifies photo tourism as a new form of edutainment which brings new contributions to edutainment and sustainable tourism. (Less)
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author
Lu, Linfeng LU
supervisor
organization
course
IMEN56 20101
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Photo tourism, Edutainment, Sustainable tourism, Photography, Söderslätt
publication/series
IIIEE Master thesis
report number
2010:07
ISSN
1401-9191
language
English
id
1784746
date added to LUP
2011-02-07 17:13:35
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2011-02-07 17:13:35
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  abstract     = {The tourism season in Europe is mainly limited to a few months in the summer. Thus, there is a need to develop attractive tourism products that can contribute to an extension of the tourism season. Photo tourism, which is based on the breakthrough of digital cameras, camera function of cell phones in combination with the use of computers among the general public, is one of the tourism products that could meet the tourist destination‟s need for extending the tourism season.
Photo tourism, which consists of complex elements, is an innovative form of edutainment. Söderslätt, a tourist destination in south Sweden, is chosen as a case study. The thesis describes what the photo tourism product in Söderslätt could be like, and how to make it sustainable. Based on the case study, the thesis further analyzes and justifies photo tourism as a new form of edutainment which brings new contributions to edutainment and sustainable tourism.},
  author       = {Lu, Linfeng},
  issn         = {1401-9191},
  keyword      = {Photo tourism,Edutainment,Sustainable tourism,Photography,Söderslätt},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {IIIEE Master thesis},
  title        = {The Emerging Concept of Photo Tourism: Söderslätt as a case},
  year         = {2010},
}