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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article explores the importance placed on a destination's eco-friendliness by tourists in relation to their cultural backgrounds. The study subsequently tests relationships between the perceived eco-friendliness and other tourist motivations for visiting a nature-based destination such as...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Lee YoungSook
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 2, pp 105-116
Abstract

This study contributes by highlighting an underlying link between Christian spirituality of nature and tourists' motivation towards nature-based destinations. Positioning Norway as a nature-based destination within British, French, and Swedish markets, examinations are performed representing three...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebebsen, N. K.; Chen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 6, pp 631-643
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Cover for Tourists and narration in the Arctic: the changing experience of museums.

This chapter investigates a theory known as new museology, which considers how museums are forced to evolve in contemporary societies where data and alternative viewpoints are commonly available and perceived as multiple and concurrent realities. It examines, on one hand, how museums in Arctic...

Author(s)
Edelheim, J.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World Heritage list = tourism attractiveness?

This chapter commences with a brief discussion of the discourse of the valorization of World Heritage as an economic resource. Next, two World Heritage sites in the Municipality of Alta, northern Norway, are analysed. The two sites are the rock carving fields in Hjemmeluft and one of the points at...

Author(s)
Olsen, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists' interpretations of a 'Feelgood in Lapland' holiday - a case study.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight the different meanings and components that different people respectively hold and associate with well-being tourism. The chapter is informed by a study that aimed to find out what kind of interpretations customers of a hotel chain formed about a 'Feelgood ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergence of experience production systems for mass tourism participation in peripheral regions: evidence from Arctic Scandinavia.

This chapter focuses on services and experience production, with insights into nine family tourism firms in the Norwegian county of Finnmark and in Finnish Lapland. The perspectives of service design and experience production, and the concept of 'coopetition', a term indicating cooperation of...

Author(s)
Fischer, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Long way up: powered two-wheeled journeys in northern peripheries.

This chapter examines the experiential facets of motorcycling as part of drive tourism in the Arctic, with a focus on northern Norway. It looks at peripheral motorcyclists' motivations and behaviour, and emphasizes safety issues in remote peripheral areas in relation to sustainable motorcycle...

Author(s)
Cater, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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