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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 presents an initial comparative analysis of the aggregate results of the tourism satellite accounts of five countries: Canada, USA, Mexico, New Zealand, and Norway. It compares in more detail, specific facets of the tourism economies of three of the five countries (Canada, USA, and...

Author(s)
Meis, S.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 14-23
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Cover for Starting the family business.

In this chapter, the critical issues of motivation and goals are examined, particularly the contrasts inherent in growth and profit-oriented entrepreneurship versus the more prevalent lifestyle and autonomy motivations. Research data from Australia, Canada and Denmark are analysed to examine...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing family and business through the life cycle.

This chapter examines key challenges and issues together with strategies and actions that are actually employed, or are recommended by experts, to achieve a healthy balance between family and business. It starts with a discussion on generic challenges and issues for family business, plus some that...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper discusses the nature of entrepreneurship and examines the importance of entrepreneurs and family businesses within the micro, small and medium-sized tourism and hospitality sector. Destination competitiveness is examined based on the roles of individual enterprises and owners. Findings...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Reinventing a tourism destination: facing the challenge, 2004, pp 135-146
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Cover for Seakayaking.

This chapter describes the structure of the seakayaking adventure sector and presents case studies from Canada, Norway, Alaska, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. For each of the seven case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economic role of Arctic tourism.

Arctic tourism plays an increasingly significant role in the local and national economies of the eight nations (Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA) that ring the Arctic region. This chapter outlines each nation's approach to Arctic tourism development,...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New frontiers in marine wildlife tourism: an international overview of polar bear tourism management strategies.

This chapter presents an international overview of the human dimensions of polar bear management and research dealing strictly with polar bear tourism (PBT). Through a closer examination of existing management strategies and research on the human dimensions of PBT, the chapter attempts to provide...

Author(s)
Lemelin, R. H.; Dyck, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter

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