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The Swedish Transport Administration's (STA) vision is to make the good journey possible by providing individuals and the business community with the best options for transport and travel. The STA has divided their clients into various customer groups depending on their needs and demands for the...

Author(s)
Ahnlund, C.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 13-19
Abstract

This report discusses the growing appeal for circumpolar tourism in the Arctic region and the constraints and paradoxes surrounding the development of circumpolar tourism. Circumpolar tourism refers to travel that is conducted around the North and South Poles but this report focuses on tourism...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.13, pp 1-39
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the differences and relationships of push and pull motivations in two different rural tourism destinations. Design/methodology/approach - Data were collected from tourists visiting rural tourism companies in Finland and in Tyrol (Austria). The...

Author(s)
Pesonen, J.; Komppula, R.; Kronenberg, C.; Peters, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2011, 66, 3, pp 32-49
Abstract

This research attempts to explore tourism stakeholders' attitudes toward the practices of sustainability in Arctic destinations that have been regarded as sacred and pristine places that are susceptible to the influx of tourists. A mixed-method approach involving qualitative and quantitative...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 225-230
Abstract

Purpose: This study raises and discusses questions concerning the assumptions of sustainability to uncover aspects that might lead to new critical ways of understanding it. More specifically, the aim of this study is to discuss the adoption of the sustainability approach in wildlife tourism and...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 246-255
Abstract

The socially and economically advanced nations of Northern Europe are particularly well placed to seek out new localities for holidays and new cultures. The article begins with a survey of the Danes and Denmark, the country, its climate and history; Denmark's place in the EC; the people, language,...

Author(s)
Trippa, P.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1990, 25, 3/4, pp 243-264
Abstract

Denmark's coastlines have been protected from tourism development and construction for more than 80 years. In 2014, the Danish politicians opened up for softer regulation of the coastlines and invited proposals for tourism development projects within the hitherto protected coastal zone. The call...

Author(s)
Andersen, I. M. V.; Blichfeldt, B. S.; Liburd, J. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 12, pp 1329-1336
Abstract

The effectiveness of interpretive signage as a means of modifying visitor behaviour to reduce negative impacts on wildlife was tested empirically at a seal watching site on Vatnsnes peninsula in North West Iceland. From July to September 2014, the actions of 2440 visitors were observed and their...

Author(s)
Marschall, S.; Granquist, S. M.; Burns, G. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 11-19
Abstract

This article examines push and pull motivations of hunting tourists - those hunters who travel outside their usual hunting area - as well as push motivations differences between regular hunters and hunting tourists. An online survey was used to collect 557 responses from Finnish hunters. Principal...

Author(s)
Suni, J.; Pesonen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 175-191
Abstract

This paper examines assumptions that cruise tourists spend more if opportunities arise, and are likely to return later and make positive recommendations about a destination. Using data collected in 2012 and 2013 from cruise passengers landing at Bergen, Norway - which data includes patterns of...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 17, pp 44-49

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