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Tourism is viewed in many industrial nations as an environmentally friendly way to revitalize distressed rural economies and communities. In the forest regions of Dalarna and interior Maine, hopes are pinned on nature-based tourism, with the presumption that natural capital is underutilized. This...

Author(s)
Vail, D.; Hultkrantz, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2000, 35, 2, pp 223-242
Abstract

In this article, general and regional patterns of tourism in Finland are compared with the preconditions for tourism development. A new model of the 'regionalism' of Finland's tourism is presented. A comparison of regional tourism demand (actual tourist flows) with preconditions and supply shows...

Author(s)
Vuoristo, K. V.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2002, 180, 1/2, pp 251-259
Abstract

There are many unique issues associated with natural resource management in the far north as a result of legislative direction, historic settlement and occupation patterns, northern cultural traditions, ecotourism, economic depression, pressures for energy development, and globalization and...

Author(s)
Watson, A.; Alessa, L.; Glaspell, B.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance, Wolfville, Canada
Citation
Conservation Ecology, 2003, 8, 1, pp article 2
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

This special issue aims to introduce the academic and professional community to examples of valuing public goods in tourism, and brings together 6 papers on this topic. The papers cover: the use of economic valuation to guide the management of outdoor recreation resources (national parks), with an...

Author(s)
Kriström, B.; Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 103-184
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Cover for Ecotourism in Denmark.

This chapter first describes tourism in Denmark and how ecotourism is related to this in a cultural landscape context. Secondly, it describes how some of the key criteria of ecotourism are integrated into tourism but without being characterized as ecotourism. These include linkages between tourism...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism certification in Scandinavia.

Different labels found within Scandinavian tourism are presented and evaluated with respect to aspects such as scope, purpose and sustainability. These labels include: Bo på Lantgård (Stay on a Farm); Godkänd Gård för Hästturism (Certified Horse Farm); Det Naturliga Fisket (Natural Fishing);...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores the continuous making of the Danish island of Bornholm as a tourist place in and through performances and objects of painting, literature, postcards, brochures and snapshot photographs throughout the last 200 years. It examines the changing "imaginative geographies" that has...

Author(s)
Larsen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 75-94
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Cover for Guidelines for professional activity services in tourism - a discussion about the quality of a tourist experience product.

This chapter first briefly presents the results of a tourism development project in Finland called the MONO project and then assesses the results from a services perspective. The aim of the MONO project was to develop voluntary guidelines for the production of a range of nature-based activity...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book chapter

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