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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

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
Abstract

This volume brings together twelve of the papers given to the Fourteenth Seminar on Marginal Regions, which met in Scotland in the summer of 1997. The Seminar is a unique interdisciplinary group that meets every two years to discuss the common problems in rural development on the North Atlantic...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Local enterprise on the North Atlantic margin: selected contributions to the Fourteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions., 1999, pp x + 368 pp.
Abstract

In this exploratory research, multiple case studies of various types of festivals in two countries (Canada and Sweden) reveal how festival managers work with stakeholders and who they are. Stakeholders' roles are categorized as regulator, facilitator, coproducer, supplier, collaborator, audience,...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T.; Larson, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2006, 10, 2/3, pp 103-122
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 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
Abstract

Climate has an important influence on the travel decisions of tourists. This paper reviews the distinct lines of inquiry that have been used to examine the influence of climate on tourist decision making, and attempts to define optimal climatic conditions for tourism. The study examined tourist...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Gössling, S.; Freitas, C. R. de
Publisher
Inter-Research, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany
Citation
Climate Research, 2009, 38, 1, pp 61-73
Abstract

The article argues that semiotic analysis can be applied advantageously in tourism studies. C. S. Peirce's representation triad is applied to destination representations by conceptualizing destinations, related activities, or entities as objects; photographs or textual descriptions as signs; and...

Author(s)
Pennington, J. W.; Thomsen, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 33-53
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
Abstract

While destination governance has grown into a mature research field, the dynamic analysis of destination governance transitions remains in its infancy. Therefore, this paper analyses and compares the destination governance transitions in the successful skiing destinations of Åre (Sweden), Whistler...

Author(s)
Nordin, S.; Volgger, M.; Gill, A.; Pechlaner, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 31, pp 24-37

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