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The main objective of this thesis has been to investigate the opportunities within the Norwegian holiday and leisure market for various nature-based tourism products. Furthermore, it aimed to identify professionally valid criteria for commercial segmentation of this market. The thesis consist of...

Author(s)
Tangeland, T.
Publisher
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Ås, Norway
Citation
The Norwegian market for nature based tourism products - characteristics and implications for segmentation and product development, 2011, pp x + 136 pp.
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The impact of second home tourism in local destinations has been on the research agenda for some time now and can be considered as one of the eternal question in second home tourism research. In available literature it is often argued that second home owners do not contribute in any significant way ...

Author(s)
Nordin, U.; Marjavaara, R.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 3, pp 293-305
Abstract

Second homes form an integral part of peoples' mobility and living patterns in today's society. Despite the noteworthy scale of the second-home phenomenon, the political rights of second-home tourists have been studied relatively little. This paper sheds light on the governance of second homes from ...

Author(s)
Rinne, J.; Paloniemi, R.; Tuulentie, S.; Kietäväinen, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2015, 7, 1, pp 98-114
Abstract

Today, almost half of the Finnish population has regular access to a recreational home in a rural area. As recurrent visitors, recreational home users create the potential for rural development. This study uses population survey data (collected between August 1998 and May 2000) to approach...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2007, 7, 3, pp 223-242