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It is argued that general assessments of satisfaction are insensitive to a variety of differences in subjective experiences. The flow-simplex is introduced as an alternative method to provide differentiated information about the tourist experience. Data from on-site experiences were gathered by...

Author(s)
Vittersø, J.; Vorkinn, M.; Vistad, O. I.; Vaagland, J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 432-450
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 six papers in this issue, in addition to an editorial, provide insights that inform our understanding of tourism in protected natural areas as it exists in the regional and national contexts of Nordic-Baltic states. The papers address: local stakeholders' views on tourism development and...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 1-111
Abstract

Rural industries in Norway are increasingly being marginalized, and rural populations are decreasing. Rural areas and the mountain landscapes which often characterize them are, however, highly valued for their biodiversity, and for amenity values, which in many cases are associated with national...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.; Daugstad, K.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 13-37
Abstract

The focus of this study is a comparison over time between two visitor surveys (1980 and 2003) conducted in northern Sweden. The aim is to analyze possible changes and similarities over time in what attracts hikers to visit protected areas and if the type of visitor has changed. Since comparisons...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Bäck, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 38-53
Abstract

The study aims to understand national park visitors' interests to use tourism services provided in the vicinity of Linnansaari, Seitseminen and Repovesi national parks in Southern Finland. Separate visitor groups were identified based on their use of tourism services and their intention to revisit...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 54-73
Abstract

The changing nature of Swedish national parks from a primarily resource protection emphasis to a more multiple use philosophy, including tourism, requires new ways of looking at park-related planning and development. Tourism must not be considered in a vacuum spatially but from a broad regional...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Yuan, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 74-86
Abstract

Oulanka National Park, Finland aims to ensure nature conservation while providing high quality visitor experiences. The growth of outdoor recreation and nature tourism, however, has fueled concern about consequent pressures on the natural resources of the park. This analysis assessed the spatial...

Author(s)
Lyon, K.; Cottrell, S. P.; Siikamäki, P.; Marwijk, R. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 100-111
Abstract

Increased tourism in the Arctic calls for more knowledge to meet management challenges. This paper reviews existing knowledge of the effects of human use on vegetation, fauna and cultural heritage in Svalbard, and it addresses the need for site-specific knowledge for improved management. This paper ...

Author(s)
Hagen, D.; Vistad, O. I.; Eide, N. E.; Flyen, A. C.; Fangel, K.
Publisher
Co-Action Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Polar Research, 2012, 31, pp 18432
Abstract

The first attempts to develop a wilderness purism scale arose in the late 1960s, with the aim of measuring compliance between the wilderness dimensions stated in the US Wilderness Act, and the attitudes of wilderness users. In the 1980s, similar scales were developed and tested in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Vistad, O. I.; Vorkinn, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2012, 19, pp 39-47

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