Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Television Series and Tourism: Impacts of a television series on its screened location and the relationship between the film production and the location
Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Film tourism is a widely growing phenomenon with various benefits the filmed location can take advantage of. This study examines the impacts of a Turkish television series named Kavak Yelleri on its screened location, a Turkish Aegean Seaside town named Seferihisar. Besides the impacts of the series, the relationship between the screened location and the film crew is studied. This case includes a further particular feature; the screened location in Kavak Yelleri is named after another existing town, Urla, in the storyline, while it is actually filmed in Seferihisar. A qualitative case study approach has been implemented in order to scrutinize the subject. The empirical data was conducted through interviews with the municipality of Seferihisar and its local people, local people of Urla, and an interview with a member from the film crew of Kavak Yelleri. a) It becomes evident that the television series has positive social and economical impacts on Seferihisar. The power of media and the presence of the film crew are the main contributors. b) The discrepancy of location name between reality and storyline has affected the path of the film tourists. c) A well handled relationship between the screened location and film crew can have valuable implications for tourism.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 53 p.
Keyword [en]
tourism, film tourism, television series, Seferihisar, Kavak Yelleri
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-9838OAI: diva2:431263
Subject / course
Tourism Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-08-15 Created: 2011-07-18 Last updated: 2011-08-15Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(623 kB)2034 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 623 kBChecksum SHA-512
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Business Studies

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 2034 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 276 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link