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Two tourist destination areas: northern Canada (north of the Canadian ecumene) and the Scandinavian tourist periphery (the less inhabited areas north and northwest of the major settlement zone in Sweden), are compared with emphasis on the tourist resources composition, market access and transport...

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 43-61
Abstract

This chapter describes the nature and extent of tourism on Svalbard archipelago, situated about 1000km north of the Norwegian mainland, with an emphasis on the tourist experience itself. General statistics will be complemented by the results of preliminary investigation carried out among visitors...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 73-84
Abstract

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

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the second home concept in Norway. This is followed by an historical overview of second home developments in Norway from 1945 to 1994, with special attention given to second homes in the alpine regions. The conclusion presents some ideas regarding...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jr.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground, 2004, pp 233-243
Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of second home ownership in Sweden during the 1990s. It also discusses the extent to which issues raised in the 1970s are still valid for second home tourism and development in the 1990s and beyond. In particular, it addresses changes in the geographical patterns...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground, 2004, pp 244-258
Abstract

Assessing the future of second home tourism requires surveying the current use of second homes and the future plans of their owners. This chapter presents a study that deals with these issues in the Kvarken area in northern Finland and Sweden. The study used survey data gathered from 672 second...

Author(s)
Jansson, B.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground, 2004, pp 261-272
Abstract

This chapter examines vacation residence (in second homes) as a form of living that presupposes both mobility and a desire for place attachment. For the purpose of this chapter, the vacation resident is seen as a category between the tourist (the mobile) and the permanent resident (usually place...

Author(s)
Aronsson, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground, 2004, pp 75-86
Abstract

This chapter analyses second home ownership in the Swedish mountain range. The main objective is to scrutinize the relationship between the second home owners' primary residences and the destination, and its impact on the composition of the second home owner population. The chapter is based on a...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 133-148
Abstract

This chapter discusses present, central and often competitive ideas of wilderness and the underlying social processes and value systems constructing them in a northern Finnish context. Developing nature tourism as the 'latest' significant transformation factor of the Northern environment is at the...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 36-49
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104

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