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Cover for The Norwegian Coastal Express: moving towards cruise tourism?

This chapter shows how the Norwegian Coastal Express, 'Hurtigruten', has developed from a form of transport with some seasonal tourism to a full-blown coastal voyage, and how it seems to be developing further in the direction of the cruise ship business. The chapter discusses what kind of tourism...

Author(s)
Sletvold, O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism in Norway: non-existence or co-existence?

This chapter shows that ecotourism is a non-existent phenomenon in Norway, at least in terms of an intended business activity. There are different reasons for this, even though the traditionally close relationship of Norwegians with nature is the most important one. Nature is the core element of...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper deals with the decision of the Swedish Tourist Authority to entrust Statistics Sweden with the design and implementation of a border survey as a complement to estimating the number of visitors to Sweden from an accommodation survey. This decision means a change in the way tourism...

Author(s)
Terpstra, P.; Eriksson, M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism satellite account (TSA): implementation project. Enzo Paci papers on measuring the economic significance of tourism, Volume 4, 2004, pp 109-117
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Cover for The Baltics' accession: Finnish perspectives.

This chapter examines the implications for the Finnish tourism industry of the Baltic countries' accession to the EU. First, the relationships between Finland and Estonia, and between Finland and Russia, are briefly introduced. In the second section, reflections on transformations and EU...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Peltonen, A.; Ylkänen, T.; Kokkila, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of nature in Swedish ecotourism.

This chapter discusses nature as it is used commercially within the ecotourism industry. The theoretical as well as the material framework of this chapter is the concept of cultural economy in relation to nature. The argument is framed by a set of changes that have occurred in the ecotourism...

Author(s)
Hultman, J.; Cederholm, E. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes.

This chapter summarizes findings from three associated studies of visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The first two studies provide a holistic view, using national samples to examine current tourism patterns and recent trends in the Swedish mountain region. The third study focuses on a...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergence of experience production systems for mass tourism participation in peripheral regions: evidence from Arctic Scandinavia.

This chapter focuses on services and experience production, with insights into nine family tourism firms in the Norwegian county of Finnmark and in Finnish Lapland. The perspectives of service design and experience production, and the concept of 'coopetition', a term indicating cooperation of...

Author(s)
Fischer, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism from Finland to Playa del Ingles on the island of Gran Canaria. A multi-stage research methodology was used, incorporating participant observation, field diarys and a questionnaire distributed to Finns arriving in Gran Canaria on a charter flight for a short-term visit ...

Author(s)
Selänniemi, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 80-92
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Cover for Guidelines for professional activity services in tourism - a discussion about the quality of a tourist experience product.

This chapter first briefly presents the results of a tourism development project in Finland called the MONO project and then assesses the results from a services perspective. The aim of the MONO project was to develop voluntary guidelines for the production of a range of nature-based activity...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book chapter

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