Turismvetenskap: storstadsturism, 30 högskolepoäng

Giltig fr.o.m.: HT2021
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Beslutsdatum: 2021-05-17
Beslutad av: Ämnesrådet för Turismvetenskap

Future trends in global tourism, 7.5 ECTS

Course literature 

Conrady, Roland & Buck, Martin, (eds.) (2010). Trends and Issues in Global Tourism, Springer London. Online resource via SöderScholar, 342 pages. 

Franklin, Adrian, (2004). ”Tourism as an Ordering”, Tourist Studies, vol. 4 (3), p. 277-301. 

Guttentag, Daniel, (2015). ”Airbnb: disruptive innovation and the rise of an informal tourism accommodation sector”, Current Issues in Tourism, Vol. 18, No. 12, p. 1192–1217. 

Gössling, Stefan & Peeters, Paul (2007). 'It Does not Harm the Environment!' An Analysis of Industry Discourses on Tourism, Air Travel and the Environment, in Journal of Sustainable Tourism, vol. 15, p. 402-417. 

Leigh, James; Webster, Craig & Ivanov, Stanislav, (eds.) (2013). Future tourism political, social and economic challenges,; dawsonera. Online resource via SöderScholar, 204 pages. 

Robinson, P., Heitmann, S. & Dieke, P. (eds.), (2011). Research themes for tourism. Online resource via SöderScholar. 300 pages. 


Course compendium: 

Salvatore Monaco. "Tourism and the New Generations: Emerging Trends and Social Implications in Italy." Journal of Tourism Futures 4.1 (2018): 7-15. Web.  

Ian Seymour Yeoman. "Does the Future Have a Recipe?" Journal of Tourism Futures 5.1 (2019): 3-4. Web.

Daniel Guttentag. "Transformative Experiences via Airbnb: Is It the Guests or the Host Communities That Will Be Transformed?" Journal of Tourism Futures 5.2 (2019): 179-84. Web.

Ian Seymour Yeoman, “Making sense of the future”, Journal of Tourism Futures, 2019. 

Yeoman, I. (2020), "Editorial – Tourism Trends – Part 1", Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 207-208. 

Mkono, M. (2020), "Eco-anxiety and the flight shaming movement: implications for tourism", Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 223-226. 

ICT in Tourism, 7.5 ECTS

Course literature

Albino, V.; Berardi, U. & Dangelico, R. (2015). Smart Cities: Definitions, Dimensions, Performance, and Initiatives. Journal of Urban Technology, 22(1).

Benckendorff, P., Sheldon, P. & Fesenmaier, D. (2014). Tourism Information Technology. Cabi.

Buhalis, D. & Sinarta, Y. (2019). Real-time co-creation and newness service: lessons from tourism and hospitality, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 36:5, 563-582.

Xu, F.; Nash, N. & Lorraine Whitmarsh (2020). Big data or small data? A methodological review of sustainable tourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 28:2, 144-163.

Garbin D., Alfirevic, N., & Indihar, M. (2011). Information system maturity and the hospitality enterprise performance. ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS REVIEW 13(4) 4.

Hellman, P. (2018). Distribuation, Digital and Social media landscape in Tourism and Travel. Stockholm: Hellman & Partners.

Neuhofer, B., Buhalis, D., & Ladkin, A. (2014). A typology of technology‐enhanced tourism experiences. International Journal of Tourism Research, 16(4), pp.340-350.

Rihova, I., Buhalis, D., Moital, M. & Gouthro, M.B. (2015). Conceptualising customer‐to‐customer value co‐creation in tourism. International Journal of Tourism Research, 17(4), pp.356-363.

Sanghoon Kang, Laura W. Jodice & William C. Norman (2020) How do tourists search for tourism information via smartphone before and during their trip?, Tourism Recreation Research, 45:1, 57-68.

Um, T. & Namho Chung, N. (2019). Does smart tourism technology matter?

Lessons from three smart tourism cities in South Korea, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research.

Xu, F.; Nash, N. & Lorraine Whitmarsh (2020). Big data or small data? A methodological review of sustainable tourism, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 28:2, 144-163.

Course compendium.

City Tourism; a European perspective, 7.5 ECTS

Course literature

Abbasian, S (2019), Solo travellers to city destinations: an exploratory study in Sweden. International Journal of Tourism Cities, Vol. 5, nr 1, s. 35-50.

Andersson, G., and Abbasian, S. (2018), Analysis Dimensions of City Destination Character and Image Positioning. Almatourism, Vol. 9, nr 17, s. 33-54

Bellini, N., and Pasquinelli, C. (eds, 2017, Online book via Söderscholar), Tourism in the City: Towards an integrative Agenda on Urban Tourism. At least 3 chosen articles by the students

Bock, K. (2015), The changing nature of city tourism and its possible implications for the future of cities. European Journal of Futures Research 3:20

Cibinskiene, A. and Snieskiene, G. (2015), Evaluation of City tourism competitiveness. Procedia- Social and Behavioral Science 213, pp. 105-110

Hayllar, B., Griffin, T., and Edwards, E. (eds, 2008), City Spaces, Tourist Places: Urban Tourism Precincts. At least 3 chosen articles by the students

Heley, J. (2011), Inside City Tourism: A European Perspective. Online book via Södersholar)

Maitland, R., and Ritchie, B.W. (eds, 2010, Free access online), City Tourism- National Capital Perspectives. At least 3 chosen articles/chapters by the students

Shoval, N. (2018), Urban planning and tourism in European cities. Tourism Geographies- An International Journal of Tourism Space, Place and Environment, Vol. 20, issue 3, pp. 371-376

Stevensson, D., and Matthews, A. (eds, 2013 Online book via Söderscholar), Culture and the City: Creativity, Tourism and Leisure. At least 3 chosen articles/chapters by the students

Wickens, E. (2017), The consumption of cultural experiences in city tourism. Tourism and Hospitality Research Vol 17 (3), pp. 264-271.

Course compendium

Reference literature

Rath, J. (2007), Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City.

Sustainable Hospitality Management, 7,5 ECTS

Course literature:

Andersson, G. (2016). Sustainability Process and Certification in the Swedish Event Tourism Industry. Journal of Environmental and Tourism Analyses, 4(1), 5-29. 

Barrows, C. W., Powers, T. & Reynolds, D. (2011). Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Theme Leadership and human resource management:

Fang, M. Nuyen, T-H, & Armstrong, A. (2020). Developing Collective Leadership Capacity to Drive Sustainable Practices: Destination Case of Leadership Development in Australia. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, Vol. XX, No. X, Month 201X, 1–20. DOI:

Hermawati, A. (2017). Transglobal leadership approach to sustainable tourism competitiveness at tourism sector-engaged MSMEs through integrated human resource performance and responsible marketing. International Journal of Tourism Cities, 6(4), 863-883.

Metaxas I. N., Chatzoglou P. D. & Koulouriotis, D. E. (2019). Proposing a new modus operandi for sustainable business excellence: the case of Greek hospitality industry. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 30(5-6), 499-524, DOI: 10.1080/14783363.2017.1315934

Theme Business and service product development:

Boons and Lüdeke-Freund, (2013). Business models for sustainable innovation: state-of-the-art and steps towards a research agenda. Journal of cleaner production, 45 (April) 2013, Pages 9–19.

dos Santos, R. A., Méxas, M. P., Meirino, M. J., Sampaio, M. C., & Costa, H. G. (2020). Criteria for assessing a sustainable hotel business. Journal of Cleaner Production, 262, 121347.

Agyeiwaah, E. (2020). The contribution of small accommodation enterprises to sustainable solid waste management. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 44, 1-9.

Theme Service processes and hospitality management:

Hossain M. S., Kannan S.N. & Nair Sree K. K. R. (2020). Factors Influencing Sustainable Competitive Advantage in the Hospitality Industry. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/1528008X.2020.1837049

Modica, P. D., Altinay, L., Farmaki, A., Gursoy D., & Zenga, M. (2020). Consumer perceptions towards sustainable supply chain practices in the hospitality industry, Current Issues in Tourism, 23:3, 358-375, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2018.1526258

Van Riel, A. C. R, Zhang, J. J., McGinnis, L. P., Nejad, M. G., Bujisic, M., & Phillips, P. A. (2019). A framework for sustainable service system configuration - Exploring value paradoxes with examples from the hospitality industry. Journal of Service Management,

30(3), 349-368. DOI 10.1108/JOSM-12-2018-0396


Course compendium and research articles.

Reference list:

European Commission, Enterprise Directorate-General, Tourism Unit (2000), “Towards quality tourism: integrated quality management of urban tourist destinations”, Luxembourg: EC Publikationsbyrån.

Kandampully, J. & Mok, C. (2001). Service quality management in hospitality, tourism and leisure, New York: Haworth Hospitality Press.

Steene, A, (1999). Developing Internal Service Quality, Turizam, vol. 47 No 1/1999. 12 pp.

Swarbrooke, J. (2010). Sustainable Tourism Management. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

UNWTO, (2009). Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites. Enhancing Inter-agency and Stakeholder Coordination for Joint Action. Madrid: WTO.

Woods, R. H. & King, J. Z. (2012). Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry. Educational Institute.