Cookies on Leisure Tourism

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Leisure Tourism

Your source for all tourism, leisure and hospitality information

>>> Sign up to receive our Leisure, Hospitality & Tourism e-newsletter, book alerts, and offers <<<

Results per page:

Search results

Abstract

This special issue discusses changes in the northern economy and environment and identifies their implications for the tourism industry and the wider society as well as tourism's own contribution to local and global change. The issue consists of five papers. The first paper examines how strategy...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2008, 186, 1, pp 67 pp.
Abstract

While the role of traditional livelihoods has decreased, tourism has become an important tool for regional development in northern peripheral areas, and the economic and political expectations have increased. National parks have become attractive tourist destinations also in Finland. This article...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2008, 186, 1, pp 47-58
Abstract

This chapter discusses present, central and often competitive ideas of wilderness and the underlying social processes and value systems constructing them in a northern Finnish context. Developing nature tourism as the 'latest' significant transformation factor of the Northern environment is at the...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 36-49
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