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Oulanka National Park, Finland aims to ensure nature conservation while providing high quality visitor experiences. The growth of outdoor recreation and nature tourism, however, has fueled concern about consequent pressures on the natural resources of the park. This analysis assessed the spatial...

Author(s)
Lyon, K.; Cottrell, S. P.; Siikamäki, P.; Marwijk, R. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 100-111
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The focus of this study is a comparison over time between two visitor surveys (1980 and 2003) conducted in northern Sweden. The aim is to analyze possible changes and similarities over time in what attracts hikers to visit protected areas and if the type of visitor has changed. Since comparisons...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Bäck, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 38-53
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Rural industries in Norway are increasingly being marginalized, and rural populations are decreasing. Rural areas and the mountain landscapes which often characterize them are, however, highly valued for their biodiversity, and for amenity values, which in many cases are associated with national...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.; Daugstad, K.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 13-37
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The study aims to understand national park visitors' interests to use tourism services provided in the vicinity of Linnansaari, Seitseminen and Repovesi national parks in Southern Finland. Separate visitor groups were identified based on their use of tourism services and their intention to revisit...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 54-73
Abstract

Conservation management in Norway is anchored in the historical tradition of friluftsliv although Norway's evolving economic policy signals that growing priority is being given to recreation and nature-based tourism development in association with protected natural areas (PNAs). Here we present the ...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Haukeland, J. V.; Hopkins, D.; Vistad, O. I.; Lindberg, K.; Daugstad, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2016, 8, 2, pp 146-175
Abstract

The changing nature of Swedish national parks from a primarily resource protection emphasis to a more multiple use philosophy, including tourism, requires new ways of looking at park-related planning and development. Tourism must not be considered in a vacuum spatially but from a broad regional...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Yuan, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 74-86
Abstract

The six papers in this issue, in addition to an editorial, provide insights that inform our understanding of tourism in protected natural areas as it exists in the regional and national contexts of Nordic-Baltic states. The papers address: local stakeholders' views on tourism development and...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 1-111
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The first attempts to develop a wilderness purism scale arose in the late 1960s, with the aim of measuring compliance between the wilderness dimensions stated in the US Wilderness Act, and the attitudes of wilderness users. In the 1980s, similar scales were developed and tested in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Vistad, O. I.; Vorkinn, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2012, 19, pp 39-47

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