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This chapter describes moose hunting in Locknevi, Sweden, and explores the economic, sociocultural, and ecological aspects of hunting tourism, particularly from the local hunters' perspective. It is concluded that hunting tourism has a potential to fulfil the principles of ecotourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdotter, Y.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

There seems to be a trend for humans to interact with free-ranging wildlife in addition to interact with animals in parks and zoos. In Sweden, there is also an opposing spatial trend. One example is the establishment of themed moose parks where visitors can interact closely with the animals. This...

Author(s)
Brandin, E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 5/6, pp 413-427
Abstract

The study aims to enrich our knowledge of the nature and practices beyond the experience of the encounter between visitors and wild animals in a tourist setting such as a moose park. Drawing upon Walter Benjamin's distinction, the paper argues that the experience at Vittangi Moose Park is an...

Author(s)
Griggio, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 244-265
Abstract

Tourism companies that offer wildlife watching experiences share a unique property - they build their business on a promise they have no guarantee of fulfilling (showing wild animals). The factor of luck becomes important, as evident in the advertisement texts of wildlife watching tours....

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Wall-Reinius, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2017, 22, 5, pp 406-421