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This chapter describes the nature and extent of tourism on Svalbard archipelago, situated about 1000km north of the Norwegian mainland, with an emphasis on the tourist experience itself. General statistics will be complemented by the results of preliminary investigation carried out among visitors...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 73-84
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

The homeland of most of the Sami people is Sapmi (formerly Lapland) in northern Norway, a popular tourist destination. The development fo tourism in this relatively untouched part of the world presents the challenge of how to preserve those characteristics which preserve its unique local identity,...

Author(s)
Pedersen, K.; Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 69-88
Abstract

This chapter deals with the revitalization of the Rosendal Barony in Norway as a museum and heritage attraction, focusing on the ubiquitous conflicts inherent in national heritage developments together with their local, social implications. Tensions erupted between the national government and the...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in a changing world: politics, participation and (Re)presentation, 2006, pp 56-70
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This chapter shows that ecotourism is a non-existent phenomenon in Norway, at least in terms of an intended business activity. There are different reasons for this, even though the traditionally close relationship of Norwegians with nature is the most important one. Nature is the core element of...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue on tourism and the Sámi people of Scandinavia includes 4 papers, covering topics such as Sámi identity in the context of tourism, and the staging of Sámi cultural events.

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

The modernity of indigenous people has often been denied, and this is especially true in the field of tourism where indigeneity works as a part of tourism marketing. From the more critical angle tourism has been seen as a cause of decline in preexisting local indigenous identities. However, these...

Author(s)
Tuulentie, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 25-36
Abstract

This article analyses the representation of the Norwegian Sámi in local and regional tourist brochures and at tourist sites. The argument put forward is that these representations give an impression of the Sámi that perpetuates their image as radically different from Norwegians. The main reason for ...

Author(s)
Olsen, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 37-53
Abstract

Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. However, the tourist experience of the indigenous heritage is often delimited to staged culture in museums, exhibitions and festivals. In this paper, focus is put on the annual Sámi winter festival in Jokkmokk, Sweden. It is ...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 54-69
Abstract

This article is a study of the tourism-identity nexus in a Sámi community called Karasjohka, often regarded as the Sámi capital in Norway. The aim is, based on focus group interviews, to look at the importance of tourism as a parameter for identity negotiations. The study indicates the existence of ...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 7-24

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