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Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

The ten articles which comprise this section of the journal mainly focus on tourism in the Eastern region of Quebec province, Canada, at some distance away from the urban centres of Montreal and Quebec. An article which relates to Corsica is also included, as an example of another peripheral region ...

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Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1994, 13, 1, pp 2-45
Abstract

The slow down in economic growth and employment in the 26 OECD countries was accompanied by a slow down in the growth of international tourism. As a result the increase in OECD international tourism (nights lodgings) which had been 11% in 1993/1994 is estimated at only 3% in 1994/1995. While for...

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STV Bulletin, 1996, No. 2, pp 6-8
Abstract

This article reports findings from three groups of students in Australia, Canada, and the United States (n=181) to obtain better knowledge of potential visitors' perceptions and expectations of Norway as a holiday destination, and to develop marketing campaigns to correct any identifiable...

Author(s)
Borchgrevink, C. P.; Knutson, B. J.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1997, 4, 4, pp 25-47
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A review of tourism development policies for peripheral tourism destination regions in the British Isles, Scandinavia and Canada is presented to draw lessons from their experiences in obtaining greater income from tourism. The analysis reveals that 'extending the season' or 'reducing the impact of...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Hagen, L.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 299-312
Abstract

This paper focuses on the decline of a major and dominating industry, the North Atlantic fishery, and the role which an emergent alternative, tourism, can play in supporting economic restructuring in remote and peripheral regions where the ties to the traditional economy are strong, structural and...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 1999, 2, 1, pp 47-67
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
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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

The challenges and assets for the development of tourism in Finland, and especially Lapland, are described. The number of visitors, origin of visitors and duration of stay are compared to that in Quebec, Canada.

Author(s)
Béllveau, A.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1999, 18, 2, pp 37-40
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This paper discusses the differences between rural and farm tourism, and identifies why farm tourism has become an important part of the rural economy. After the concepts of "rural", "rural tourism" and "farm tourism" have been defined, an overview is presented of the status of farm tourism in...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 7-24

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