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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

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

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.
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
Abstract

This special issue on cruise tourism consists of five articles covering the following topics: the overstating of cruise passenger spending and economic impact; collaboration in local value creation from cruise arrivals; the political ecology of cruise tourism; identity construction among ...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 189-251

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