The analysis on the ecotourism promoting media produced by the concerned agengies in suphanburi province.
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This research was aimed at analyzing the content and method of communication the embedded in ecotourism promoting media produced by the concerned agencies in Suphanburi province utilizing semiotics and concepts concerning tourism along with the indepth analysis on the phenomena in the areas under study as the research framework. The researchers focused on analyzing the meaning of signs apparent in the 5 types of media chosen as the study objects. The findings reveal that the contents embedded in the tourism promoting media had contained 2 main factors – variety of tourist attractions and agricultural way of life. Both were related to tourism in an interesting way, particularly the use of media for publicizing tourist attractions. Communicative methods apparent in the tourism promoting media came up in 4 modes – paradigmatic communication resulting from using small parts to simultaneously communicate, metonymic communication using certain part to represent the whole, binary opposition to communicate the meaning of two exclusively different things, and, intertextualitybased communication through which the cues of old signs were used to build up value in the new context.
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