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This chapter introduces some of the key characteristics shared by three regions of the European periphery: they are rural in character, accessibility constitutes a major constraint on the potential volume and commercial viability of tourism development, and their regional cultural base is not only...

Author(s)
Kockel, U.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 1-14
Abstract

This paper analyses the history of 'expos' and garden festivals, which are really a form of cultural tourism, and concludes that the considerable sums invested should be integrated within a broader strategy of tourism that includes folk parks, festivals and major sporting events such as the Olympic ...

Author(s)
Evans, B. M.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 45-65
Abstract

The nine papers in this section begin with an overview of key environmental concerns, placing the debate in the context of tourism industry growth and, in particular, the airlines sector. The second paper outlines some of the current issues and reservations on the tourism/environment debate. Three...

Author(s)
Somerville, H. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 635-719
Abstract

This paper determines whether tourism development can be achieved in harmony with the national tradition of an active recreational life in natural surroundings, by describing how a sustainable tourism industry is being developed in Norway. Reference is made to the experiences during the...

Author(s)
Pallesen, P. F.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Sharing the earth: local identity in global culture., 1995, pp 99-110
Abstract

Two tourist destination areas: northern Canada (north of the Canadian ecumene) and the Scandinavian tourist periphery (the less inhabited areas north and northwest of the major settlement zone in Sweden), are compared with emphasis on the tourist resources composition, market access and transport...

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 43-61
Abstract

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

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

As a tourist destination in a marginal environment, Svalbard faces many issues and challenges, which are described in this paper. The islands constitute a vulnerable high arctic environment which are facing pressures from the mineral and petroleum industries as well as from international tourism...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 89-108
Abstract

This chapter provides data on the size and composition of the infrastructure and superstructure of cultural tourism in Denmark, to illustrate the priority which Danish society has been giving to culture in general and, thus, the changes in available cultural tourism supply. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 127-145
Abstract

Like many other fishing villages in the Lofoten Islands, Heningsvaer is host to a periodical transient population. During the winter fishing season many non-local fishermen arrive, while in the summer, it is the tourists who arrive en masse. This chapter analyses how the developments in both...

Author(s)
Puijk, R.
Publisher
Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK
Citation
Coping with tourists: European reactions to mass tourism., 1996, pp 204-226

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