Dear readers, 2020 was a year of dramatic changes, and a year in which millions of people around the world suffered catastrophic impacts on their health and welfare. At the time of writing (April 7, 2021), approximately 2.8 million deaths globally have been recorded as resulting directly from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Each of these losses is a … [Read more...] about Editorial Issue IV: Looking backwards and forwards.
Issue IV - 2020
Introduction My dissertation examined changes in the Sherpas’ habitus due to tourism activities in Khumjung, Nepal. According to Bourdieu (1990), habitus means the totality of small immovability in everyday life’s motion and thus a structuring principle of collective strategies and social practices. Thus, habitus is both product and producer of history and … [Read more...] about Challenges of a mountain community: Changes in the Sherpas’ influencing the tourism destination Khumjung, Nepal
Introduction Throughout the world, cruise ship tourism is booming. The worldwide annual passenger capacity will grow from an estimated 26.7 million passengers in 2018, to 39.6 million in 2027. The most popular destinations are the Caribbean (39 %), Asia Pacific (16%) and the Mediterranean (14%). The Asia Pacific market is expected to grow by almost 40% to around 7 million … [Read more...] about Stakeholders’ perception on cruise tourism in Port Vila, Vanuatu
Introduction Overtourism is a new term for problems caused by high tourism density (Clampet, 2017). This phenomenon is actually very old and has manifested itself in several destinations, all over the world. This time it is however happening in some of Europe’s most well-known destinations, such as Berlin, London, Barcelona and Amsterdam, and it has moved to a top spot on … [Read more...] about The dilemma of different interests between loud and silent voices in Amsterdam
Introduction Tourism development usually results in various economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts (Ribeiro, Valle & Silva, 2013). The UNWTO stipulates that tourism should empower residents and help them to obtain a better quality of life. However, as tourism experts have acknowledged, tourism also spreads bad impacts. The residents will furthermore … [Read more...] about Residents’ Perception and Attitudes toward the Development of Tourism in Raja Ampat