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Farm tourism has often been proposed as a sustainable development option to revive rural economies and to diversify income sources, largely building on endogenous growth potentials. Investigating this hypothesis, the article describes the development, structure, organization, and characteristics of ...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Mattsson, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2002, 2, 1, pp 17-30
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Cover for Ecotourism in Scandinavia: lessons in theory and practice.

This book describes, analyses, and evaluates Scandinavian ecotourism. It includes overviews of the state of ecotourism development in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland and focuses on aspects of sustainability, among others. This book will appeal to researchers and students of ecotourism. It has...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecotourism in Denmark.

This chapter first describes tourism in Denmark and how ecotourism is related to this in a cultural landscape context. Secondly, it describes how some of the key criteria of ecotourism are integrated into tourism but without being characterized as ecotourism. These include linkages between tourism...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Environmental concerns of Swedish ecotourists: an environmental-psychological perspective.

This chapter first discusses the concept of 'environmental concern' and briefly reviews the literature on the environmental concerns of ecotourists. It then presents the findings of a study that analysed the environmental concerns of 43 Swedish ecotourists. Swedish ecotourists were found to be more ...

Author(s)
Wurzinger, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor?

This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourist choices of transport modes.

The study presented in this chapter investigated the travel behaviour of a sample of clients (n=625) of a Swedish ecotourism operator (Vildmark i Värmland) and explored the sustainability of their transport mode choices. The study revealed that there were great differences in terms of the modes of...

Author(s)
Folke, J.; Østrup, J. H.; Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism.

This chapter presents indigenous Sami tourism, and discusses the positive and negative impacts resulting from the development of Sami tourism in Scandinavia. These impacts are analysed from three different perspectives: economic, sociocultural and environmental.

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hunting tourism as ecotourism: conflicts and opportunities.

This chapter describes moose hunting in Locknevi, Sweden, and explores the economic, sociocultural, and ecological aspects of hunting tourism, particularly from the local hunters' perspective. It is concluded that hunting tourism has a potential to fulfil the principles of ecotourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdotter, Y.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter

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