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This chapter focuses on the Finnish rural tourism entrepreneurs' definitions of success and growth. It is argued that an entrepreneur's definition of success and growth is comprised of his/her attitudes towards the need for growth in business, needs and expectations for continuation of the firm and ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp 115-138
Abstract

Climate change-related processes have emerged as major issues in tourism development and management, particularly with respect to nature-based tourism, which is seen as especially vulnerable and is the sector of the industry that is the main focus of this study. The aim of the paper is to identify...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Tervo, K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 214-228
Abstract

Surveys were conducted among family business owners in the tourism and hospitality industry in two resort areas (Canmore, Canada and Bornholm, Denmark) with a view to identifying growth- and profit-oriented entrepreneurs. The sample size was 84 in Bornholm and 100 in Canmore. Analysis of owners'...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 2, pp 219-242
Abstract

In the context of changes and challenges that rural areas are encountering, tourism in rural areas is recognized as a useful development mechanism in terms of its socioeconomic contribution. In the Finnish context, the tourist industry is also recognized as an important source of rural development. ...

Author(s)
Keyim, P.; Adamiak, C.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2014, No.14, pp 91-102
Abstract

This paper examines the attitudes towards experience industries and tourism in the Gnosjö region of Sweden. The investigation is based on a questionnaire and follow-up interviews with politicians and chief executive officers (CEOs) within manufacturing industries. The results show that the...

Author(s)
Abbasian, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 3, pp 225-242
Abstract

This article contrasts Sweden's tourism policy considering sustainable growth and increased employment with experiences and evaluations of Dutch rural tourism entrepreneurs in Sweden. The study employs notions of countryside capital, investigating the effects on Dutch rural tourism entrepreneurs of ...

Author(s)
Eimermann, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Rural Society, 2016, 25, 1, pp 55-73
Abstract

The eight papers in this special issue cover a range of aspects of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and also directly address some of the objectives of the YOG identified by the International Olympic Committee. The papers deal with the volunteer legacy, leveraging, management and governance of the...

Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2017, 17, 4/6, pp 237-425
Abstract

This article investigates the question: Why local food networks succeed or fail in collaborating with local tourism actors to create more tourism based on local food? The article focuses on entrepreneurial local food networks and their collaboration with local tourism actors. Emphasis is on the...

Author(s)
Boesen, M.; Sundbo, D.; Sundbo, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 76-91
Abstract

Souvenirs are fascinating little things that both incorporate as well as illustrate the global-local interplay of tourism. They need to be approached in their complexity as they intertwine people, places, and meanings. This study contributes to a deeper understanding of souvenirs from the...

Author(s)
Schilar, H.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2018, 18, 2, pp 85-99
Abstract

This paper discusses the contributions of international lifestyle immigrants to new tourism development and innovation in the sparsely populated north of Sweden. Based on a qualitative case study, the paper examines how lifestyle immigrants contributed as tourism entrepreneurs to the formation of...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2018, 64, pp 230-240

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