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Finland is used as a case study to show the variety of interpretations of the ecotourism concept found in one country. The general view in Finland is that due to the confusion surrounding this conceptualisation, sustainable tourism should be used instead.

Author(s)
Björk, P.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 2, 3, pp 189-202
Abstract

Author(s)
Sievanen, T.; Vries, S. de; Scrinzi, G.; Floris, A.
Publisher
IUFRO (International Union of Forestry Research Organizations) Secretariat, Wien, Austria
Citation
Forests and society: the role of research. Volume 1: Sub-plenary sessions. XXI IUFRO World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-12 August 2000, 2000, pp 453-463
Abstract

This special issue contains 9 papers on the current status of island tourism worldwide. Among the issues highlighted are: sustainable tourism planning for Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands in the Caribbean; challenges for tourism development within a restrictive planning environment...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 283-388
Abstract

The policy of joint implementation is emerging as a new strategy for implementing global environmental aims, especially with regard to regulating the climate change process, where emission source and sink countries agree to develop a joint programme upon a mixed argument of partnership and...

Author(s)
Segura, O.; Lindegaard, K.
Publisher
Food Products Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2001, 12, 1/2, pp 61-78
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book presents analytical frameworks for examining the concept of sustainability in tourism and recreation within the context of sustainable development. Comprising 3 sections, the first provides an overview and several frameworks for the integration of social and environmental issues in ...

Author(s)
McCool, S. F.; Moisey, R. N.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp xii + 355 pp.
Abstract

This study assesses and compares the interest in sustainable tourism and the environmental initiatives among tourists and residents in the Haderslev-Vojens valley, east coast of the Jutland peninsula, Denmark during the summer of 1997. Second, it analyses the differences in the interest in the...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp 289-313
Abstract

Iceland's natural resources include an abundance of geothermal energy and hydropower, of which only 10-15% is currently being utilized. These are clean, renewable sources of energy. The cost to convert these resources to electricity is relatively low, making them attractive and highly marketable...

Author(s)
Gunnarsson, B.; Gunnarsson, M. V.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2002, No.RMRS-P-26, pp 54-63
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

Ecotourism labels convey promises and are effective when they are recognized by the markets, generate the desired associations, are trusted, used as decision tools, and direct behaviour. Despite the fact that labels have been recognized as central marketing tools, few research projects have been...

Author(s)
Björk, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 4, 1, pp 25-41

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