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Scandinavia's four main states, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have a unique variety of tourist attractions ranging from spectacular scenery to general informality and tolerance. Its drawbacks are the climate and the high cost of living. Analyses are made of numbers of arrivals; mode of...

Citation
International Tourism Quarterly, 1978, 2, pp 38-62
Abstract

The four countries of Scandinavia: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are among the most prosperous and leisure-oriented societies in the world. The article traces recent tourism trends, and in particular the growth in holiday-taking in these countries. It is apparent that there is still room for...

Author(s)
Sundelin, A.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 4, pp 262-268
Abstract

In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

This issue of Naturopa is devoted to the environmental impact of leisure and tourism. The aim is find solutions which will avert the risks of damage not only to nature but also to society and, in the long term, to the economy. Short articles cover the major impacts on water, air, soil, plants,...

Author(s)
Hamele, H. (et al.)
Citation
Naturopa, 1988, No. 59, pp 30pp.
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The purpose of this study is to analyse the reasons behind the establishment and the discontinuation of the Nordic Games. It examines the relationship between the Nordic Games and the Olympic Games. In 1901 the first Nordic Games were organized in Stockholm, Sweden, and a total of eight games were...

Author(s)
Yttergren, L.
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 1994, 11, 3, pp 495-505
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

This paper presents some aspects of branding the Scandinavian snow tourism product. It argues that the Scandinavian suppliers to the non-Nordic market need a stronger image and more distinct differentiation, and that a Scandinavian umbrella brand might be helpful to serve the purpose of increasing...

Author(s)
Flagestad, A.; Hope, C. A.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2001, 56, 1/4, pp 5-12
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Cover for Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor?

This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism certification in Scandinavia.

Different labels found within Scandinavian tourism are presented and evaluated with respect to aspects such as scope, purpose and sustainability. These labels include: Bo pǻ Lantgǻrd (Stay on a Farm); Godkänd Gǻrd för Hästturism (Certified Horse Farm); Det Naturliga Fisket (Natural Fishing);...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper operationalises discourses on 'affects-as-information' in terms of destination imagining and choosing. Evoked sets are conceptualized not simply as destinations, but as destinations in terms of imagery, knowledge and familiarity; forming Unusual Selling Points (USPs) or their...

Author(s)
Prentice, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 6, pp 1153-1170

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