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This paper provides a comprehensive econometric analysis of the expenditures of international visitors to the Western fjord-region of Norway. The data come from an intercept survey conducted on randomly elicited summer visitors at central tourism locations in the region. Estimations are performed...

Author(s)
Engström, T.; Kipperberg, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 131-141
Abstract

The recent tourism development plans for nature-based tourism destinations have raised concerns about how sustainable land use targets can be achieved. In Lapland, Northern Finland, the aim is to double the annual visitor rates by 2020 by boosting construction, which may threaten the quality of the ...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Uusitalo, M.; Silvennoinen, H.; Hasu, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2014, 122, pp 1-15
Abstract

This paper presents an approach to measuring nature-based economic values using both simple travel cost methodology and tourism satellite accounts estimating different areas under the demand curves. These methods were applied in a region in Norway where tourism has been founded predominantly on...

Author(s)
Veisten, K.; Dybedal, P.; Grue, B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2012, 4, 4, pp 317-335
Abstract

Statistics relating to the capacity utilization of lodging facilities in the Nordic countries are examined. Comparison with a previous study permits developments over a 4-year period to be ascertained. All the Nordic countries have year-round surplus capacity. The highest capacity utilization is...

Author(s)
Skjoldelev, E.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 192-206
Abstract

The first study of the capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries, finished in 1979 (NU A 1979:13), was based on statistical data from 1976 and 1977 and gave tourist authorities a statistical foundation for use in investment planning and marketing. The purpose of this second ...

Citation
Capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries in 1981., 1983, pp 24pp.