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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

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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

The Arctic is affected by global environmental change and also by diverse interests from many economic sectors and industries. Over the last decade, various actors have attempted to explore the options for setting up integrated and comprehensive trans-boundary systems for monitoring and observing...

Author(s)
Barre, S. de la; Maher, P.; Dawson, J.; Hillmer-Pegram, K.; Huijbens, E.; Lamers, M.; Liggett, D.; Müller, D.; Pashkevich, A.; Stewart, E.
Publisher
Co-Action Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Polar Research, 2016, 35, pp 24980
Abstract

Despite fly-fishing's growing popularity, there are few studies on its environmental and social impacts. The present study is the first large-scale investigation of the fly-fishing lodge sector and its sustainability practices. A sampling frame of global fly-fishing lodges was created by including...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Grosbois, D. de
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2017, 29, 2, pp 117-156

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