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This study uses choice modelling to identify the tradeoffs residents are willing to make with respect to tourism's impacts. A sample of 391 residents from the municipality of Allinge-Gudhjem, Denmark were confronted with a choice of 16 choices about the impacts of tourism including job creation,...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Rassing, C. R.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1999, 26, 3, pp 554-569
Abstract

Resident attitudes toward tourism, and perceptions of its impacts, are often diverse, with development often generating gains for some and losses for others. The net effect has been discussed conceptually for many years. This study illustrates an empirical evaluation of it, as well as of gains to ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Andersson, T. D.; Dellaert, B. G. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 1010-1030
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
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
Abstract

Trail damage and vegetation loss due to recreation activities is an increasing problem in many natural areas. Managing ecological impacts through the selection of indicators and standards is a key component of developing a sustainable tourism industry, a process that appropriately is based on the ...

Author(s)
Denstadli, J. M.; Lindberg, K.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 358-374
Abstract

Numerous studies have examined the relationship between tourist expenditure and observable characteristics of the individual and the trip. We add latent variables based on psychographic factors into a model of expenditure by nature-based tourists. This study models the log of per person trip...

Author(s)
Veisten, K.; Lindberg, K.; Grue, B.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 2, pp 301-321
Abstract

Conservation management in Norway is anchored in the historical tradition of friluftsliv although Norway's evolving economic policy signals that growing priority is being given to recreation and nature-based tourism development in association with protected natural areas (PNAs). Here we present the ...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Haukeland, J. V.; Hopkins, D.; Vistad, O. I.; Lindberg, K.; Daugstad, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2016, 8, 2, pp 146-175
Abstract

Wildlife interpretive centers may increase the attractiveness of natural areas for visitors, provide local employment and income, and channel visitors to reduce wildlife disturbance. However, interpretive center success depends on understanding visitor preferences. This is facilitated by integrated ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Veisten, K.; Halse, A. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 157-174

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