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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

Two tourist destination areas: northern Canada (north of the Canadian ecumene) and the Scandinavian tourist periphery (the less inhabited areas north and northwest of the major settlement zone in Sweden), are compared with emphasis on the tourist resources composition, market access and transport...

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 43-61
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

This report presents development theories which explain the major affects on tourism patterns of the staging of three Winter Olympic Games: Calgary, Canada (1988); Albertville, France (1992); and Lillehammer, Norway (1994). The international comparisons suggest that impact on tourism from such...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Western Norway Research Institute (Vestlandsforsking), Sogndal, Norway
Citation
Impacts on tourism from mega-events: the case of Winter Olympic Games., 1996, pp 57 pp.
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
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
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
Abstract

This volume brings together twelve of the papers given to the Fourteenth Seminar on Marginal Regions, which met in Scotland in the summer of 1997. The Seminar is a unique interdisciplinary group that meets every two years to discuss the common problems in rural development on the North Atlantic...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Local enterprise on the North Atlantic margin: selected contributions to the Fourteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions., 1999, pp x + 368 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.

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