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This thesis applies the contingent valuation method (CVM) to endangered species, forest recreation and mountain tourism. The subjects addressed are benefits of environmental amenities, non-response bias and choice of policy instrument. The thesis is in 2 parts, an introduction to the subject of...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.
Publisher
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae - Silvestria, 2000, No. 136, pp 161 pp.
Abstract

This study combines visitor benefit estimates, by means of the contingent valuation method (CVM), with an application of a wilderness purism index to outdoor recreation management. Swedish summer visitors (n=1,016) to a mountainous wilderness area in central Sweden and eastern Norway are surveyed...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 1, pp 5-20
Abstract

This research note examines the changes in mountain tourism in Sweden during the last 20 years (1980-2000), asking in which areas mountain tourism is increasing or decreasing, what the changes in different activity participation rates are, and what might account for those changes. It is indicated...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Heberlein, T. A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2003, 30, 2, pp 485-488
Abstract

Winter recreation is an important part of the tourism industry for many destinations in Scandinavia, North America, and other regions, with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing being popular winter activities. The snowmobiling market and its economic impact have been evaluated, but assessment of ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 127-140
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes.

This chapter summarizes findings from three associated studies of visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The first two studies provide a holistic view, using national samples to examine current tourism patterns and recent trends in the Swedish mountain region. The third study focuses on a...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweden: where holidays come naturally.

This chapter offers a conceptualization of Swedish ecotourism, and distinguishes between institutionalized and non-institutionalized forms of ecotourism in the country. It also outlines a genealogy of Swedish ecotourism, with its roots in connections between outdoor recreation and the formation of...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Climate change has already affected and will continue to affect physical and biological systems in many parts of the world. For example, annual snow cover extent in the northern hemisphere has decreased by about 10% since 1966, and in Sweden, the last decade was wetter and warmer than the preceding ...

Author(s)
Moen, J.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 4, pp 418-437
Abstract

This study explores protected areas as attractions and their influence on tourists ' behaviour. The importance of differing protection status (national parks, world heritage sites, and biosphere reserves) is discussed. Data come from surveys conducted in protected areas in the Swedish mountain...

Author(s)
Reinius, S. W.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2007, 34, 4, pp 839-854
Abstract

Many national parks around the world are major tourist attractions. While increases in national park tourism provides business opportunities, there are several economic, social and ecological aspects that need to be monitored in order to sustain high quality visitor experiences. This paper reports ...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Friberg, L. H.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 1, pp 87-95
Abstract

In this study, determinants of expenditures are estimated for downhill skiers, backpackers, snowmobilers and general visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The study is based on a national sample of mountain visitors (n=723; 323 downhill skiers, 93 backpackers, 66 snowmobilers, and 241 general...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2008, 14, 2, pp 297-311

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