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Changes in the use of second homes
Peksová, Eliška ; Fialová, Dana (advisor) ; Nosková, Alena (referee)
The presented thesis deals with the phenomenon of second homes, specifically the change in the use of recreational properties due to socio-economic changes. Second homes began to develop in the Czech Republic in the early 20th century, and experienced significant growth since the 1960s. The thesis discusses the transformation of second homes into permanent residences at the turn of the second and third decades of the 21st century. The researched area, Hradec near Kadaň, is located in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. The main objective of the thesis is to characterize the changes in behavior of second home owners and the utilization of these second home locations in relation to social and economic changes. To achieve this objective, several research methods were employed. The practical part is supplemented by a theoretical section, which includes a review of not only Czech but also international literature and professional articles addressing the issue of second homes and the impact of social and economic changes in society. For the purposes of the essential practical research part, observation was conducted, followed by a questionnaire survey, focus groups, the snowball method, and comparative photography was used. The methodological section is followed by a characterization of the...
Comparison of the use of reclaimed areas in the North Bohemian Brown Coal Basin for the needs of recreation and tourism
Peksová, Eliška ; Fialová, Dana (advisor) ; Boudný, Zdeněk (referee)
Comparison of the use of reclaimed areas in the North Bohemian Brown Coal Basin for the needs of recreation and tourism Abstract Revitalization of industrial areas in the form of recultivation has been on the increase in the last several years. The recultivated sites are becoming significant regions for tourism. This bachelor`s thesis is a comparative study of recultivation projects in the North Bohemia brown coal mining region. The goal is to evaluate the recreational function of selected recultivation projects. Further determined were the types recultivation, area of the recultivated region, and the type of area utilization. Also, an analysis of web pages was made with the target of comparing promotion and engagement of the public and private sectors in the examined recultivation projects. The work evaluates activities of interest and attractions in the areas. The first part of the work includes a list of literature and terminology. Also described are the individual recultivation projects. In the last part, projects are evaluated within the framework of activities of interest and attractions and the importance for the tourism. Key words: reclamation, tourism, recreation, North Bohemian Brown Coal Basin

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