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Abstract

An important aim of Norwegian leisure policy since 1975 has been to create a more equal social and geographical distribution of opportunities, especially in urban areas. A corresponding orientation is noticeable in geographical research. In recent policy discussions it has been suggested that more...

Author(s)
Benett, R. G.
Citation
Norois, 1983, 30, 120, pp 531-540
AbstractFull Text

The application of the hands-on activity strategy is essential in the interpretation of geological and geomorphological heritage in the context of changing expectations of tourists, as well as in relation to the necessity to create unconventional products using traditional resources in an...

Author(s)
Brzezińska-Wójcik, T.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2015, No.1, pp 169-193
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article focuses on how the Finnmark Race in Norway, identified by a key moment and four other post moments, shaped by their occurrence, creating new pathways for sport, place and tourism development. The dogsledding race has influenced tourism development and has helped create new tourist...

Author(s)
Jæger, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2020, 23, 1, pp 40-55