27 record(s) found with the tag "tourism" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The End of the Road: an Ethnographic Account of Tourism down the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway
Principal Investigator: Lamontagne-Cumiford, Mathieu
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: With the CBC reporting that close to five-thousand tourists made the journey to Tuktoyaktuk by the newly completed highway during the first summer after its opening (Last, CBC, Nov 15th, 2018), an exciting moment for tourism is presenting itself for Western Arctic communities. With such enthusiasm from tourists in the first season of accessibility, this project asks: who makes the journey down the...

Subjectivity in Cultural Heritage Tourism: A Cultural Planning Approach to Economic Development in Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Rudkevitch, Ashley
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research will allow for greater understanding of the impacts tourism currently has on Yellowknife, NT, whether they be positive or negative. By examining the subjective impressions and opinions of both locals and tourists, the researcher will be able to analyze how both groups interact with cultural heritage sites within Yellowknife. The ability to create a viable solution to protecting c...

Tourism in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Fliesser, Ulrike E
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This fieldwork will supplement previous secondary library and archival research on the way in which tourism is being presented as a growing opportunity for the Northwest Territories and how that will help to assess its importance in relation to changing resource development landscapes, Yellowknife’s role as a service and administrative center, and broader regional development plans. I believe that...

Collaborative Adventure Tourism in Sahtu, NT: A Model for Culturally Sustainable Economic Development
Principal Investigator: Leckie, Toban M
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The Principal Investigator intends to conduct interviews with Deline community members, community leaders, industry officials, and adventure tour operators. Through these interviews the Principal Investigator will determine the extent of consultation between the adventure tourism industry and the Deline community, what the barriers are to participation in the industry for Indigenous members of the...

Tourism development plan for Hay River
Principal Investigator: Mair, Heather L
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The goal of this study is to update their existing tourism development plan. The researcher will conduct in depth interviews with key informants and hold community meetings/focus groups. The research team will be working directly with members of the Tourism Advisory Committee for the Town of Hay River as well as seeking input in the tourism plan from the broader Hay River community. The rese...

A Diamond in the Rough: The Constraints and Opportunities for Diamond Tourism in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Noakes, Jamie L
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: examine conditions of the resource development leading to diamond tourism and existing conditions in the development of diamond tourism; identify the opportunities and constraints of diamond tourism in Yellowknife; describe the outcomes in the social economy that result from the development of diamond tourism. The researcher will initially be contacting betw...

An investigation of tourist motivations for traveling to Arctic Canada
Principal Investigator: Chappell, Hayley
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The overall goal of the project is to examine the various factors which motivate tourists to select locations Canadian Arctic, such as Inuvik, as a travel destination. The researcher will be interviewing tourists traveling to Inuvik. A questionnaire form and/or a personal interview will be used to ask questions about their visit to the Northwest Territories. All participants will have the objectiv...

Constraints to Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in the Development of a Sustainable Tourism Industry
Principal Investigator: Pisani, Shane
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: My research collection will be comprised of both interviews for key stakeholders and surveys amongst all stakeholders in the tourism industry. I am anticipating beginning interviews and surveys in early August and completing the research by mid-September 1998. The interviews and surveys will involve government agencies and nongovernmental organizations (NGO's)- no individual names will be used. T...

Organizational Constraints and opportunities of Entrepreneurial Tourism Activity in the Western Arctic
Principal Investigator: Zimmerman, Dennis
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: The research is designed to provide a potential "streamlined" model for the application and approval process of tourism entrepreneurs in the western arctic. The researcher will be based in Inuvik. Data collection to be used: literature and document review, key informant interviews, participant observation and personal journal. Researcher will conduct approximately 20 interviews with government o...

Aboriginal Tourism: Canadian and International Perspectives
Principal Investigator: Notzke, Claudia
Licensed Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher will administer a questionnaire to visitors in the campground, in hotels and on tours; interview federal and territorial government officials, members of the Joint Secretariat and Renewable Resource Committees; and individuals active in the tourism industry. The researcher will also sample one or two day trips out of Inuvik (as a "participant observer"), and visit Tuktoyaktuk to lo...