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Recently tourist organizations in the USSR have focused on promoting Leningrad as a major tourist destination with important historical and cultural attractions. Until now, the city has been a traditional destination primarily for Finland's outbound market, but increasingly, competitive package...

Author(s)
Uvarov, M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 102-103
Abstract

This paper analyses the historical and geographical roles of the Finnish-Russian border in relation to tourism. The key argument is that instead of understanding boundaries as fixed lines, they should be understood as more multidimensional phenomena. The border was strictly guarded and almost...

Author(s)
Paasi, A.; Raivo, P. J.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1998, 17, 3, pp 30-45
Abstract

The concept of nordicity is described and the potentials for tourism in the Arctic region (including Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Finland and Russia) are discussed. Four zones of recreational activities can be distinguished, including the Arctic Ocean (potential for tours to...

Author(s)
Hamelin, L. E.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1999, 18, 2, pp 4-9
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine how tourists behave and their pre-trip image of Finland from a sample survey (n=366) of the new middle class in St. Petersburg and Vsevolzhski, Russia [date not given]. Using SPSS statistical program, the results indicated that respondents' image of Finland is not ...

Author(s)
Suvilehto, K.; Borg, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 500-503
Abstract

This paper explores the concept of indigenous people and its use by the tourist industry and the academic community of Scandinavia and Russia. It is argued that this is important because the discourse used about the people we come into contact with will have consequences for the beliefs we hold...

Author(s)
Ireland, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 1, pp 71-81
Abstract

There are many unique issues associated with natural resource management in the far north as a result of legislative direction, historic settlement and occupation patterns, northern cultural traditions, ecotourism, economic depression, pressures for energy development, and globalization and...

Author(s)
Watson, A.; Alessa, L.; Glaspell, B.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance, Wolfville, Canada
Citation
Conservation Ecology, 2003, 8, 1, pp article 2
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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
Abstract

The Terijoki resort area is located on the Karelian Isthmus, close to St. Petersburg. Its tourism industry experienced three separate life cycles: the Czarist Russian (pre-1917), the Finnish (1917-1939), and the Soviet/Russian (post-1944) cycle. The cycles were separated by major political...

Author(s)
Kostiainen, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2007, 7, 4, pp 328-346
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Cover for The economic role of Arctic tourism.

Arctic tourism plays an increasingly significant role in the local and national economies of the eight nations (Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA) that ring the Arctic region. This chapter outlines each nation's approach to Arctic tourism development,...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New frontiers in marine wildlife tourism: an international overview of polar bear tourism management strategies.

This chapter presents an international overview of the human dimensions of polar bear management and research dealing strictly with polar bear tourism (PBT). Through a closer examination of existing management strategies and research on the human dimensions of PBT, the chapter attempts to provide...

Author(s)
Lemelin, R. H.; Dyck, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter

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