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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

The homeland of most of the Sami people is Sapmi (formerly Lapland) in northern Norway, a popular tourist destination. The development fo tourism in this relatively untouched part of the world presents the challenge of how to preserve those characteristics which preserve its unique local identity,...

Author(s)
Pedersen, K.; Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 69-88
Abstract

The terms of reference for this report are: to describe the development of tourism in European countries; highlight the impacts that such a development has caused or is causing on the environment; and outline the actions that are being implemented to reduce these impacts and direct tourism...

Author(s)
Ellul, A.
Citation
Nature and Environment, 1996, No. 83, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

An investigation into whether encounters with other boaters influence the boating experience negatively in the Nøtterøy/Tjøme Skerries in the Oslo Fjord, Norway is presented. Of 600 boaters surveyed in February 1993, 57% of boaters reported an encounter norm, while 43% stated that encounters do not ...

Author(s)
Meyer, R.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1999, 53, 1, pp 29-44
Abstract

The policy of joint implementation is emerging as a new strategy for implementing global environmental aims, especially with regard to regulating the climate change process, where emission source and sink countries agree to develop a joint programme upon a mixed argument of partnership and...

Author(s)
Segura, O.; Lindegaard, K.
Publisher
Food Products Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2001, 12, 1/2, pp 61-78
Abstract

Resident attitudes toward tourism, and perceptions of its impacts, are often diverse, with development often generating gains for some and losses for others. The net effect has been discussed conceptually for many years. This study illustrates an empirical evaluation of it, as well as of gains to ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Andersson, T. D.; Dellaert, B. G. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 1010-1030
Abstract

This paper discusses the role of tourism in regional economic and social development and provides an overview of the recent tourism development in northern Finland and its socioeconomic implications. Examples of the economic and employment impact of tourism at the regional level are taken from an...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 2, pp 91-113
Abstract

This article examines residents' perceptions of sociocultural impacts in the North Cape community in Norway. Case study, as a qualitative methodology, was employed to gather the necessary data. Based on the in-depth interviews with 22 permanent residents of the North Cape community, 10 influential...

Author(s)
Gjerald, O.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2005, 3, 1, pp 36-58
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism in Denmark.

This chapter first describes tourism in Denmark and how ecotourism is related to this in a cultural landscape context. Secondly, it describes how some of the key criteria of ecotourism are integrated into tourism but without being characterized as ecotourism. These include linkages between tourism...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism.

This chapter presents indigenous Sami tourism, and discusses the positive and negative impacts resulting from the development of Sami tourism in Scandinavia. These impacts are analysed from three different perspectives: economic, sociocultural and environmental.

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter

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