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In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

The article illustrates the social situation of non-travellers, or people who do not take holiday trips. Two fundamental perspectives underlie the discussion. If living conditions are so problematical that they limit the opportunities for holidaying, there is a causal relationship between social...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1990, 17, 2, pp 172-184
Abstract

Drawing on empirical data from the 1991 Norwegian holiday survey, the article examines motives for taking holiday trips, and compares the results with those of the 1990 Danish holiday survey. These motives are then linked to information on social groups, age and educational background. The findings ...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 14-17
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This article presents the conceptualization, discussion and research relevant to tourism in the Nordic region with regard to location, topic, or theoretical approach. Issues covered include: the relationship between tourism and the right of common access, adventure and sports tourism, nature-based...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 1, pp 1-76
Abstract

Utilizing data from the Norwegian Foreign Visitor Survey conducted in the summer of 1997, choices and assessments of food services among foreign motor tourists in northern Norway are investigated. Self-catering is typical for the majority of these visitors, but a sizeable proportion frequent...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2002, 2, 1, pp 4-16
Abstract

This special issue on Nordic nature-based tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper demonstrates how the Danish island of Bornholm has been produced and reproduced as a particular tourist place over time through changing "imaginative geographies". The second paper presents the extreme sport of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 75-175
Abstract

This paper explores the continuous making of the Danish island of Bornholm as a tourist place in and through performances and objects of painting, literature, postcards, brochures and snapshot photographs throughout the last 200 years. It examines the changing "imaginative geographies" that has...

Author(s)
Larsen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 75-94
Abstract

BASE jumping is an extreme sport activity that employs rare natural or man-made resources from where the participants can legally leap and perform a free flight before landing on the ground, assisted by opening their parachute canopies at the last possible moment. The 1000-metre high Kjerag Cliff...

Author(s)
Hallin, C. A.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 95-117
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As in many industrialized countries, Finnish policy makers see nature tourism as a source of rural economic development. This study explores the factors that influence traveller expenditures on nature trips. While focusing primarily on nature tourism in southern Finland, it also draws comparisons...

Author(s)
Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 118-135
Abstract

This paper discusses the development of the quality of nature-based tourist products in the light of a case study in Finland. The paper first conceptualizes the nature-based tourist product by suggesting a descriptive model of the prerequisites for the customer-oriented tourist product. The quality ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 136-149

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