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Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

This article reports findings from three groups of students in Australia, Canada, and the United States (n=181) to obtain better knowledge of potential visitors' perceptions and expectations of Norway as a holiday destination, and to develop marketing campaigns to correct any identifiable...

Author(s)
Borchgrevink, C. P.; Knutson, B. J.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1997, 4, 4, pp 25-47
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A review of tourism development policies for peripheral tourism destination regions in the British Isles, Scandinavia and Canada is presented to draw lessons from their experiences in obtaining greater income from tourism. The analysis reveals that 'extending the season' or 'reducing the impact of...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Hagen, L.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 299-312
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This paper focuses on the decline of a major and dominating industry, the North Atlantic fishery, and the role which an emergent alternative, tourism, can play in supporting economic restructuring in remote and peripheral regions where the ties to the traditional economy are strong, structural and...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 1999, 2, 1, pp 47-67
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Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
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This paper discusses the differences between rural and farm tourism, and identifies why farm tourism has become an important part of the rural economy. After the concepts of "rural", "rural tourism" and "farm tourism" have been defined, an overview is presented of the status of farm tourism in...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 7-24
Abstract

This paper looks at circumpolar tourism, focusing on the major destinations in the far north, namely Alaska (USA), northern Canada (the Yukon and the Northwest Territories), Greenland, Iceland, and Norway. Data on travel patterns, accommodation and transport in these destinations in 2000-02 are...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.3, pp 1-27
Abstract

There are many unique issues associated with natural resource management in the far north as a result of legislative direction, historic settlement and occupation patterns, northern cultural traditions, ecotourism, economic depression, pressures for energy development, and globalization and...

Author(s)
Watson, A.; Alessa, L.; Glaspell, B.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance, Wolfville, Canada
Citation
Conservation Ecology, 2003, 8, 1, pp article 2
Abstract

Leisure, sports, and recreational activities can be a means of facilitating well-being and coherence in the lives of immigrants. The purpose of the present research is to learn how leisure and sport behaviours were integrated into Finnish immigrants' lives and affected by their immigration...

Author(s)
Heinonen, T.; Harvey, C. D. H.; Fox, K. M.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2005, 29, 2, pp 275-300
Abstract

Surveys were conducted among family business owners in the tourism and hospitality industry in two resort areas (Canmore, Canada and Bornholm, Denmark) with a view to identifying growth- and profit-oriented entrepreneurs. The sample size was 84 in Bornholm and 100 in Canmore. Analysis of owners'...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 2, pp 219-242

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