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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
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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
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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

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
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This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Nature consistently has the highest score when international tourists are asked which factor was most influential when deciding to travel to Iceland. When probed further, references are most often made to wanting to experience wilderness, and what is perceived as pristine and unspoiled nature....

Author(s)
Ingólfsdóttir, A. H.; Gunnarsdóttir, G. Þ.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 29,
Abstract

One way to spread awareness about the importance of nature in cities, is to attract more outdoor recreationists to observe and learn about nature in green areas. In order to do so, urban planners need to understand what leads to higher satisfaction with urban nature observation. In this study, we...

Author(s)
Kuldna, P.; Poltimäe, H.; Tuhkanen, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 29,
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The purpose of this article is to explore the clothes changing and showering situation related to PE in upper secondary schools in Denmark. We strive to understand why many young Danish people choose not to shower in relation to PE. Traditionally, Denmark has had a quite liberal attitude towards...

Author(s)
Frydendal, S.; Thing, L. F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2020, 25, 2, pp 161-172
Abstract

Previous research shows that students have a widespread understanding about the purpose of physical education (PE), including learning about movement, health and also PE as a break from other school subjects. The present study aims at examining more closely the break perspective in light of...

Author(s)
Lyngstad, I.; Bjerke, Ø.; Lagestad, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2020, 25, 2, pp 230-241

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