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The object of the study-tour was to evaluate the development and impact of the tourist industry in Denmark, both in terms of its relationship to Government, to the tourist trade, and to the environment. Marketing and publicity were considered in relationship to the provision of facilities. An...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.; Hamblin, J.
Citation
Research Memorandum, Centre for Regional Urban and Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham, 1981, No. 89, pp 126pp.
Abstract

The study is of the newly-designated (1979) Tiveden National Park in the forest area of southern central Sweden, between Lake Vanern and Lake Vattern, considered in its historical setting. The early recognition of conflict between the interests of agricultural and other uses is developed to show...

Author(s)
Kardell, L.
Citation
Rapport, Avdelningen for Landskapsvard, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1983, No. 22, pp 191pp.
Abstract

The results presented in this article are based on field studies in the Sarek National Park in Swedish Lapland. The number of hikers in the national park was very low for a long time. In the early 1970s visitor pressure increased dramatically. In Rapadalen, which has the largest number of hikers,...

Author(s)
Hedlund, L. G.; Hǻrdén, P. O.
Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 85-96
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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

Potential avoidance by wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) of high-altitude tourist resorts during winter was investigated in and near Rondane National Park in Norway. Distribution of reindeer was mapped using systematic snowmobile surveys during 1991-96 and compared with results from...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Jordhøy, P.; Støen, O. G.; Strand, O.
Citation
Arctic, 2000, 53, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

This chapter discusses present, central and often competitive ideas of wilderness and the underlying social processes and value systems constructing them in a northern Finnish context. Developing nature tourism as the 'latest' significant transformation factor of the Northern environment is at the...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 36-49
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

This special issue aims to introduce the academic and professional community to examples of valuing public goods in tourism, and brings together 6 papers on this topic. The papers cover: the use of economic valuation to guide the management of outdoor recreation resources (national parks), with an...

Author(s)
Kriström, B.; Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 103-184
Abstract

This special issue on Nordic nature-based tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper demonstrates how the Danish island of Bornholm has been produced and reproduced as a particular tourist place over time through changing "imaginative geographies". The second paper presents the extreme sport of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 75-175
Abstract

This study examined regional and local tourism stakeholder perceptions of a sustainable tourism development strategy (STDS) in Protected Area Network (PAN) Park locations. An STDS overview from a cross-cultural comparative analysis of a verified park (Sweden) versus a candidate site (Romania) is...

Author(s)
Cottrell, S. P.; Cutumisu, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 150-167

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