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This chapter presents an overview of new trends in cruise tourism and addresses the question of whether there will be a change in the concept of cruise tourism so that it will better meet the needs of more postmodern tourists. The chapter focuses upon how the Norwegian Coastal Express...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Å.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
Abstract

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 chapter sets out to answer the question of how sustainable tourism is in Iceland. First, details are provided concerning the tourism sector in Iceland, focusing on its economic contribution to national prosperity and tourism satisfaction. Next, a brief outline is provided of the general...

Author(s)
Jóhannsdóttir, L.; Cook, D.; Minelgaite, I.
Publisher
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Citation
Development and transformation processes in the tourism industry under the conditions of globalization, 2019, pp 137-150
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Cover for The three stages of tourism.

This chapter starts with an overview of early tourism, where the journey and route were of critical importance. It then discusses: the three essential tools and facilitators of route-focused tourism (tour operators, guides and guidebooks); the emergence of destination-focused tourism since the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This case study of VisitOSLO.com discusses how information about accessible tourism can be a natural part of general tourism marketing of a destination through advanced information technology and the internet. The VisitOSLO portal incorporates advanced information technology and multiple sources of ...

Author(s)
Tveitan, B. S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Best practice in accessible tourism: inclusion, disability, ageing population and tourism, 2012, pp 297-309
Abstract

This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 2002 with 60 Germans and 50 Italians to capture the images evoked in potential tourists to Finland by marketing pictures showing a lake landscape. The chapter utilizes the notion of "spirit of place" to describe the potential tourism-marketing value...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 101-118
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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 Case Study Iceland: Climate change and tourism sustainability and its effects on Icelandic coastal destinations.

This chapter focuses on Iceland, aiming to encapsulate the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations. It looks at the climate change effects on Iceland, the adaptation and responses to climate change as well as the compensations provided by climate change. Also...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for I came to enjoy Iceland and arrived at Thingvellir ('Thingvellir - where am I again?').

This chapter focuses on adventure tourism at Thingvellir National Park in Finland. It reflects on the role of the tourist guide, and offers an assessment of tourists and the impacts on Thingvellir. The future of adventure tourism in Iceland is also explored.

Author(s)
Schaller, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter

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