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This special issue, consisting of 11 papers, examines how and to what extent sustainable tourism could help fulfil the increasing demands now being placed on protected areas (PAs). It aims to critically examine key issues and developments in both the management and research agendas associated with...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1894
Abstract

Many European northern periphery (NP) communities are likely to experience increased and complex environmental, social and economic impacts of tourism in the near future. Therefore, approaches that see tourism as included in complex socio-ecological systems are critical for identifying and...

Author(s)
Kristjánsdóttir, K. R.; Ólafsdóttir, R.; Ragnarsdóttir, K. V.
Publisher
Department of Rural Development, Brandon University, Brandon, Canada
Citation
Journal of Rural and Community Development, 2017, 12, 2/3, pp 210-235
Abstract

Both in a national and global context, it is challenging to identify key conditions for the integration of sustainable tourism in public policy. By studying a number of recent planning processes pertaining to tourism development, this article aims to contribute recent insight into how...

Author(s)
Brendehaug, E.; Aall, C.; Dodds, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 9, pp 1257-1274
Abstract

This paper positions mixed methods as a complement to traditional qualitative and quantitative research. It provides an example of conducting mixed methods research by analysing the sociocultural sustainability of tourism as perceived by local stakeholders nearby Oulanka National Park in...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.; Cottrell, S. P.; Siikamäki, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 3, pp 480-505
Abstract

Following the growth of nature-based tourism, national parks have become important tourist attractions and tools for regional development. This article examines how the role of tourism changed in national park planning in Finland in the 2000 s by analyzing official planning documents of parks. The...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Environment & Development, 2013, 22, 4, pp 411-434
Abstract

This study investigates the feasibility of combining environmental protection and an agricultural revitalisation strategy which includes food tourism in two Danish national parks, Mols Bjerge and Skjern Aadal. Both the parks include significant agricultural holdings and, to a great extent, a...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Johansen, P. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 3, pp 417-433
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Cover for Access, tourism and democracy: a conceptual framework and non-establishment of a proposed national park in Sweden.

This chapter presents a specific case of a failed national park proposal from the late 1980s in the mountainous area around Lake Torneträsk in Sweden and analyses the clash of interests using a conceptual framework of 'eco-strategies'. This conceptual framework, in previous versions developed for...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examined regional and local tourism stakeholder perceptions of a sustainable tourism development strategy (STDS) in Protected Area Network (PAN) Park locations. An STDS overview from a cross-cultural comparative analysis of a verified park (Sweden) versus a candidate site (Romania) is...

Author(s)
Cottrell, S. P.; Cutumisu, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 150-167
Abstract

Tourism, conservation, national parks and the interrelationship with regional development are important aspects of the high mountain region in the north of Sweden. Here, during the latter part of the 1980s there was a debate concerning the possibility of establishing a large national park in the...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 1, pp 63-75
Abstract

In Finland the protected forest area has increased almost a threefold over the last 30 years. Traditionally, forest protection has been carried out through conservation areas. In recent years the aim has also been to preserve the ecological sustainability in commercially managed forests. One of the ...

Author(s)
Tuomainen, T.; Parviainen, J.
Publisher
Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Vienna, Austria
Citation
COST Action E27. Protected forest areas in Europe - analysis and harmonisation (PROFOR): Reports of signatory states, 2005, pp 91-114

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