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Ecotourism in Scandinavia

Ecotourism in Scandinavia

Lessons in Theory and Practice
Ecotourism Series

By S Gössling, Linnaeus University, Sweden, J Hultman, Lund University, Sweden

August 2006 / Hardback / 240 Pages / 9781845931346 £85.00 / €110.00 / $160.00
With 10% online discount: £76.50 / €99.00 / $144.00
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Main Description

Interest in ecotourism in Scandinavia has seen recent growth. Extended forests, rivers, and lakes allow for a great variety of nature-based activities, such as hiking, mushroom collecting, kayaking, snow mobiling and bird watching, making Scandinavia a unique region from a nature-based tourism perspective. Ecotourism in Scandinavia: Lessons in Theory and Practice is the first book to comprehensively describe, analyse and evaluate aspects of Scandinavian ecotourism and will appeal to researchers and students of ecotourism.

  • 1: An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia , S Gössling, and J Hultman
  • 2: Section I
  • 3: Ecotourism in Danmark, B Kaae, Center for Skov, Landskab og planlægning, Denmark
  • 4: Sweden: where holidays come naturally. Ecotourism development and labelling in Sweden, P Fredman, Mid Sweden University, Sweden, S Gössling, and J Hultman
  • 5: Ecotourism in Norway – non-existence or co-existence? A Viken, Finnmark University College, Norway
  • 6: Iceland. Nature-adventure-…eco?-island, S Gössling, and A Alkimou,
  • 7: Section II
  • 8: Ecotourism certification in Scandinavia, S Gössling
  • 9: The role of nature in Swedish ecotourism, J Hultman, and E Andersson Cederholm, Lund University, Sweden
  • 10: Ecotourism as experience-tourism, S Gössling
  • 11: The right of public access: potentials and challenges for ecotourism, K Sandell, Karlstad University, Sweden
  • 12: Swedish Mountain Tourism Patterns and Modeling Destination Attributes, P Fredman, and K Lindberg, Oregon State University, Sweden
  • 13: Environmental concerns of Swedish ecotourists. An environmental-psychological perspective, S Wurzinger, Universität Wien, Austria
  • 14: Rural development through ecotourism, N-O Nilsson, EKOSCANDICA, Sweden, and J Hultman
  • 15: Eco-traveler or eco-site visitor? T Flognfeldt Jr, University College Lillehammer, Norway
  • 16: Ecotourist’s choice of transport modes, J Folke, J Östrup, and S Gössling, University of Lund, Sweden
  • 17: Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism, R Pettersson
  • 18: Hunting tourism as ecotourism – conflicts and opportunities, Y Gunnarsdotter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • 19: Policy, planning and governance in ecotourism, M Hall, University of Otago, New Zealand
‘There is a great deal of strong material in this volume, and for anyone involved in the details of ecotourism concepts and practice, the book will well repay careful study.’