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This article examines the effects of excess capacity on the production cost and technical inefficiency of hotels and restaurants in Norway. The dataset includes a daily unbalanced panel of 94 hotels and restaurants from 2003 to 2014. To accommodate inefficiency, we use an input distance function...

Author(s)
Alemayehu, F. K.; Kumbhakar, S. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2021, 82,
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate tourists' representations of the Arctic through the lens of the photo-sharing social network Instagram. The study focuses on the particular tourist experience of crossing the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland, as in tourism, it represents the...

Author(s)
Varnajot, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 1, pp 6-23
Abstract

Purpose - Stakeholders have divergent views concerning sustainability in the development of tourism in Ylläs. The danger of these differences is that it can result into a conflict that could jeopardize the fragile ecosystem and livelihood of the locals. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to...

Author(s)
Cornelisse, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 1, pp 40-56
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to discuss the external and internal factors that support or challenge a possible transformation of Arctic Sweden into a major ski destination under a changing climate. Design/methodology/approach - The paper questions future availability of the physical and...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Saarinen, J.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 1, pp 91-101
Abstract

The purpose of this research is to explore the role of online photography in creating experience value in nature-based tourism, and what types of experience value are conveyed through photography-based user-generated content. The paper draws from existing literature in defining tourism experience...

Author(s)
Conti, E.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 34,
Abstract

Blood pressure is a serious disease that may affect a person. It also increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Exercise may be a major reason for reducing the risk of heart disease in the future. The aim of this study is to compare the effects of different types of exercises, such as walking, ...

Author(s)
Almutawa, A. M.; Al-Shelash, A. A.; Al-Gazlan, B. M.; Al-Sallali, R. M.; Al-Marzougi, R. A.; Al-Sowayan, N. S.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Health, 2020, 12, 4, pp 425-435
Abstract

Climbing is increasingly popular in certain destinations, yet there is little knowledge of the influence of history on climbing and other adventure tourism experiences. Climbing destinations renowned within the climbing community may well be unknown to the broader tourist masses. Using qualitative...

Author(s)
Vespestad, M. K.; Hansen, O. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2020, 44, 1, pp 109-133
Abstract

Aims: Increasing income inequalities in leisure time physical inactivity have been reported in the relatively socially equal setting of northern Sweden. The present report seeks to contribute to the literature by exploring the contribution of different factors to the income inequalities in leisure...

Author(s)
Szilcz, M.; Mosquera, P. A.; San Sebastián, M.; Gustafsson, P. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2020, 48, 4, pp 442-451
Abstract

Aim: To investigate the influence of physical and psychosocial working conditions on the risk of disability pension among eldercare workers. Methods: After responding to a questionnaire in 2005, 4699 healthy female eldercare workers - free from chronic musculoskeletal pain, depressive symptoms and...

Author(s)
Andersen, L. L.; Villadsen, E.; Clausen, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2020, 48, 4, pp 460-467
Abstract

Denmark has long fisheries and aquaculture traditions. Today, the marine commercial fishery has three major fleet categories with respect to the type of target species: (1) fisheries for industrial fish species, (2) fisheries for pelagic fish species that are intended for human consumption, and (3) ...

Author(s)
Skov, C.; Berg, S.; Eigaard, O. R.; Jessen, T. K.; Skov, P. V.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Fisheries (Bethesda), 2020, 45, 1, pp 33-41

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