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Tourism has become one of the most important export industries in Norway, generating around $200 million in foreign currency in 1990 or more than 3.5% of GNP. However, Norway only has a relatively small share of the international travel market, with only around 0.7% of the outbound holiday traffic...

Author(s)
Warmedal, M. M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 39-54
Abstract

A discussion of the national and regional importance of non-wood forest products (wild berries and edible fungi, hunting, recreational fishing, reindeer husbandry and ecotourism) in Finland.

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1996, No. 9, pp 181-190
Abstract

A plea is made by a representative from the Swedish Nature Conservancy Office to avoid the introduction of new legislation, which would be likely to result in more restricted access to the countryside. It is suggested that the present arrangements are generally satisfactory, although an increase in ...

Author(s)
Zettersten, G.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 45-48
Abstract

It is suggested that the right to roam in Sweden could provide an attraction for foreign tourists interested in activity and adventure holidays and nature tourism. However, travel companies should have a duty to inform prospective clients of their responsibilities (to respect nature and avoid...

Author(s)
Ekström, G.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 33-34
Abstract

Tourism is viewed in many industrial nations as an environmentally friendly way to revitalize distressed rural economies and communities. In the forest regions of Dalarna and interior Maine, hopes are pinned on nature-based tourism, with the presumption that natural capital is underutilized. This...

Author(s)
Vail, D.; Hultkrantz, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2000, 35, 2, pp 223-242
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

Scandinavian countries are widely associated with an attractive natural environment. A long history of settlement, and use of wildland resources and relatively sparse populations have led to distinct land use practices and access traditions. Scandinavia has developed a strong public access regime,...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Haaland, H.; Sandell, K.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 5, pp 417-433
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine how tourists behave and their pre-trip image of Finland from a sample survey (n=366) of the new middle class in St. Petersburg and Vsevolzhski, Russia [date not given]. Using SPSS statistical program, the results indicated that respondents' image of Finland is not ...

Author(s)
Suvilehto, K.; Borg, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 500-503
Abstract

This article presents the conceptualization, discussion and research relevant to tourism in the Nordic region with regard to location, topic, or theoretical approach. Issues covered include: the relationship between tourism and the right of common access, adventure and sports tourism, nature-based...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 1, pp 1-76
Abstract

In this article, general and regional patterns of tourism in Finland are compared with the preconditions for tourism development. A new model of the 'regionalism' of Finland's tourism is presented. A comparison of regional tourism demand (actual tourist flows) with preconditions and supply shows...

Author(s)
Vuoristo, K. V.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2002, 180, 1/2, pp 251-259

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