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The rise of Hay-on-Wye (UK) as a "town of books" and of Stavanger (Norway) as a cultural centre are identified as two cases in which a single individual's entrepreneurial effort has profoundly influenced a destination's potential for development. These two cases are examined in detail through...

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Mattsson, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 4, pp 605-616
Abstract

This case study describes how a heritage destination was created in 1998 through entrepreneurial marketing by Anja Praesto, a marketing staff person at the Västergötland Museum. She initiated the destination named "In Arn's Footsteps" (I Arns Fotspǻr). Her insider's account is used as a data...

Author(s)
Mattsson, J.; Praesto, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 2, pp 152-166
Abstract

Attempts have been made to make traditional local foods a part of the tourists' experiences, but few have caught great interest among the tourist and leisure consumers. An exception is the Norwegian traditional Sheep's-head meal. This article focuses on driving factors behind this success. Sheep's...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 3, pp 434-446
Abstract

This paper explores how tourism has been embraced as an entrepreneurial activity by an indigenous group in Lapland, Sweden. Since 1996, the Laponia area, a national park in Lapland province, has been a UNESCO World Heritage site and, consequently, a growing amount of tourists has visited the...

Author(s)
Palomino, H. U.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2012, 2, 1, pp 1-15
Abstract

Souvenirs are fascinating little things that both incorporate as well as illustrate the global-local interplay of tourism. They need to be approached in their complexity as they intertwine people, places, and meanings. This study contributes to a deeper understanding of souvenirs from the...

Author(s)
Schilar, H.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2018, 18, 2, pp 85-99