Volunteer Tourism

Challenges and Opportunities; Attitudes and Perceptions


Master's Thesis, 2012

60 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Inhalt

Abstract

Index of charts and maps

Introduction

Historical Background of Volunteer Tourism
1.2. Hotspots, product range and Agencies
1.2.1. Hotspots of Volunteer Tourism
1.2.2. Product Range of Volunteer Tourism
1.2.3. Agencies as actors in Volunteer Tourism
Literature Review - Current Research Foci in Volunteer Tourism
1.2.1 Disciplines engaging in volunteer tourism research
1.2.2 Introduction to literature and scope of this paper
1.2.3 Literature Review, Motivations to volunteer
1.2.4 Literature Review, Challenges and Limitations of Volunteer Tourism
1.2.5 Literature Review, positioning agencies within the volunteer tourism framework
1.2.6 Literature Review, scientific research volunteers
1.3. Summary of Literature Review and identification of gaps in research

2. Research Questions and interests
2.1 Introduction and Reasoning
2.2. Research Questions

3 Methods
3.1 On site research at Knysna Elephant Park
3.1.1 Study site
3.1.2 KEP Data collection Methods
3.2 AERU volunteer questionnaire
3.2.1 Design of the AERU volunteer questionnaire
3.2.2 Distribution of the AERU volunteer questionnaire
3.2.3 Evaluation of the AERU volunteer questionnaire
3.3 ‘General’ volunteer questionnaire
3.3.1 Defining the Sample Group
3.3.2 Designing of the ‘general’ volunteer tourist questionnaire
3.3.3 Distribution of the ‘general’ volunteer tourist questionnaire
3.3.4 Evaluation of the ‘general’ volunteer tourist questionnaire
3.4 Traditional tourism companies survey
3.4.1 Identifying the sample group
3.4.2 Designing the survey for traditional travel agencies
3.4.3 Interpretation of the survey

4. Results
4.1. Results Introduction
4.2. Knysna Elephant Park results
4.2.1. Results of the KEP volunteer questionnaire
4.2.2 Results of the ‘general’ volunteer survey in comparison to AERU results
4.2.3. Tourism Companies Survey

5. Discussion of the research findings

6. Conclusion

7. Bibliography

8. Appendixes
Appendix I) AERU Volunteer Questionaire
Appendix II) ‘General’ volunteer survey
Appendix III) Tourism Provider Survey
Appendix IV) Notes on some major volunteer tourism agencies contacted for ‘general’ volunteer survey

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Title
Volunteer Tourism
Subtitle
Challenges and Opportunities; Attitudes and Perceptions
College
Technical University of Munich  (Lehrstuhl für Forstwirtschaft und Ressourcenmanagement)
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2012
Pages
60
Catalog Number
V206370
ISBN (eBook)
9783656344216
ISBN (Book)
9783656345046
File size
1467 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Tourismus, Nachhaltigkeit, Sustainability, Volunteering, Freiwilligenarbeit, Afrika, Questionnaire
Quote paper
Tabea Herbutt (Author), 2012, Volunteer Tourism, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/206370

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