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The description 'cruise ferry', which is increasingly used in both the ferry and cruise industries, has its origins firmly in the Baltic where a new market, initially unexpected, has developed into one of the major traffic generators and revenue earners in the passenger shipping industry. About 10...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 4, pp 5-26
Abstract

Drawing from a large database of visitors to an island destination (Bornholm) in the Baltic Sea, this study employed a flexibility approach to identifying the destination's most valuable visitor segments as well as the destination's relative ability to satisfy each of them. Results of a series of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Crotts, J. C.; Mykletun, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 493-500
Abstract

665 boat tourists in the Baltic Sea and Skagerak Region, Norway took part in an on-site survey to determine: the characteristics of boat tourists, their trip planning behaviour; and the media sources they use in this pre-trip decision making. The tourists were asked to suggest some improvements...

Author(s)
Gjesdal, O.; Sulebak, J. R.; Borge, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2002: Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 339-345
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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. Ǻ.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
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In Sweden camping tourism holds the position as one of the largest niches within the tourism accommodation sector. The camping sector represents more than 17 million or 35% of commercial overnight stays in total. On the island of Öland which is located in Kalmar county, and in Kalmar county itself...

Author(s)
Foghagen, C.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2011, 59, 4, pp 411-426
Abstract

Increasing pollution of the Baltic Sea poses a massive problem for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and its inhabitants. In order to sustainably improve the environmental quality of the BSR, the implementation of adequate good practices is urgently required. Within the framework of the Eco-Region...

Author(s)
Schick, J.; Haneklaus, S.; Schnug, E.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Journal für Kulturpflanzen, 2012, 64, 1, pp 20-28
Abstract

Ronström's tradition/heritage dichotomy is used to explore issues of cultural inheritance in the Danish island of Ærø. The 2006 publication of Carsten Jensen's best-selling historical novel We, the Drowned turned the Baltic Sea village of Marstal into Denmark's best-known maritime community....

Author(s)
Grydehøj, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2012, 7, 2, pp 113-126
Abstract

The natural environment is an important element in destination choice. Regional environmental change and extreme environmental events including outbreaks of species perceived as disturbing to tourists or diminishing perceived environmental quality should consequently affect tourism. However, few...

Author(s)
Nilsson, J. H.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 32-44
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Tourism has become an important sector for many rural areas in Sweden. For the island Öland tourism is an important economic niche and along with agriculture, the backbone of the local economy. Island tourism systems can however, be vulnerable to environmental change. Algae blooms have repeatedly...

Author(s)
Foghagen, C.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 7, pp 79-91
Abstract

Recreational fishing is an important activity that delivers substantial social and economic values. Proper management of recreational fisheries relies on information about resource use and associated values by different fishers, but such information is rare, particularly for open access fisheries....

Author(s)
Blicharska, M.; Rönnbäck, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Fisheries Research, 2018, 204, pp 380-389

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