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In many rural regions in Finland, the key development areas are forestry and tourism. However, there is little information on the landscape preferences of rural tourists or the attractiveness of commercial forests. This study examines: the demand for the rural tourism; the significance of the...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Silvennoinen, H.; Nousiainen, I.; Tahvanainen, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 2, pp 133-149
Abstract

In many European countries nature tourism is seen as an important chance to diversify the means of livelihood in rural areas. In Finland, the most important nature tourism areas are traditionally located in the northern and eastern Finland. However, the majority of potential Finnish customers live...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Silvennoinen, H.; Nousiainen, I.
Publisher
Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning, Hørsholm, Denmark
Citation
Collaboration and partnership in forestry. Proceedings, IUFRO Division 6 conference, Valdivia, Chile 11-17 November 2002, 2003, pp 245-259
Abstract

In the current context of climate change, discussions about tourism sustainability are gaining increased momentum. Over the past decade, some operators worldwide have started to certify their products and services as ecotourism or sustainable tourism. A certification or approval is considered to be ...

Author(s)
Haaland, H.; Aas, Ø.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 375-385
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

The landscape is one of the main pull factors of nature-based tourism. Tourism landscapes are multifunctional since landscape characteristics, functions and human values interact with economic activity. People's experiences and perceptions of the environment are emphasized in the experience...

Author(s)
Uusitalo, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 310-333
Abstract

Access to countryside areas - by means of personal ownership, designated areas or free access - is fundamental to outdoor recreation and nature tourism. This paper examines the role of the Right of Public Access for public participation in outdoor recreation and nature tourism supply in Sweden....

Author(s)
Sandell, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 291-309
Abstract

This paper presents an exploratory analysis of foreign tourists' quests for facilities in Norwegian national parks, related to their expressed nature orientation. The analysis was based on a survey among German, Dutch and Danish tourists during the summer season of 2008. Exploratory factor analysis ...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.; Grue, B.; Veisten, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 248-271
Abstract

This paper investigates the recreational experience preferences (REP) of visitors to Fulufjället National Park, Sweden. Data were derived from a pilot study conducted in the summer of 2005 by Colorado State University on behalf of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the European Tourism ...

Author(s)
Raadik, J.; Cottrell, S. P.; Fredman, P.; Ritter, P.; Newman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 231-247
Abstract

A limited number of studies have focused on angling from a tourism perspective. The objective of this study was to investigate the objectives of landowners regarding their rights for salmon fishing, including landowners' supply of fishing services to the tourism market. The data originate from a...

Author(s)
Stensland, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 207-230
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394

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