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Drawing from a large database of visitors to an island destination (Bornholm) in the Baltic Sea, this study employed a flexibility approach to identifying the destination's most valuable visitor segments as well as the destination's relative ability to satisfy each of them. Results of a series of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Crotts, J. C.; Mykletun, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 493-500
Abstract

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

This paper discusses narratives of polar adventure tourism from a multidisciplinary perspective of play. Reviewing discussions on the motivation behind this subject, it examines two concurrent approaches in particular: risk and insight theories. Based on empirical evidence obtained from a winter...

Author(s)
Gyimóthy, S.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2004, 31, 4, pp 855-878
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
Abstract

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
Abstract

This study examined regional and local tourism stakeholder perceptions of a sustainable tourism development strategy (STDS) in Protected Area Network (PAN) Park locations. An STDS overview from a cross-cultural comparative analysis of a verified park (Sweden) versus a candidate site (Romania) is...

Author(s)
Cottrell, S. P.; Cutumisu, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 150-167
Abstract

The diversity of festivals in Finnmark, Norway, was researched with the aim of creating a festival map of the county's Festivalscape. Data were collected by questionnaires to the registered festival managers. It was concluded that Finnmark is a festive county where 72,000 people share close to 60...

Author(s)
Jaeger, K.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 327-348

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