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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

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
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
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
Abstract

The purpose of the research project presented in this book was to examine various experiences relative to statistical operations used to estimate visitor expenditure associated with inbound tourism. Countries that collaborated in this research project include Canada, Spain, Sweden, Finland, France, ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism satellite account: implementation project. Measuring visitor expenditure for inbound tourism: international experiences: model border survey: WTO proposal, 2003, pp 89 pp. + app.
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

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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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