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This article gives a short overview of the Action plan to promote small-scale nature-based business in Finland, published in January 1998. The Action plan contains information on (1) collecting, retailing and processing of non-wood forest products, (2) small-scale wood processing, and (3) nature...

Author(s)
Hytönen, M.
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1998, No. 23, pp 211-217
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

Access and tourism are set to increase visitor impacts in Europe's forests. Management is the key to controlling the environmental impacts of visitors. The Tourfor project aims to encourage sustainable co-development of tourism and forestry by identifying and promoting appropriate conceptual tools...

Author(s)
Tribe, J.; Font, X.
Citation
Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 2000, 94, 3, pp 223-228
Abstract

The Svalbard Archipelago in the Norwegian high arctic has a diverse economy based on coal mining, arctic research, and the island's geostrategic importance. In recent years, tourism has become increasingly important, with more than a fourfold increase in tourists from the 1970s to the 1990s. This...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2000, 20, 1, pp 28-31
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This paper presents a critical discussion of the internationally prevailing understanding of the concept 'sustainable tourism'. It is argued that the current focus on stationary activities and local, intensive environmental issues is too limited both in relation to the concept of tourism and the...

Author(s)
Høyer, K. G.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 2, pp 147-160
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Tourism is viewed in many industrial nations as an environmentally friendly way to revitalize distressed rural economies and communities. In the forest regions of Dalarna and interior Maine, hopes are pinned on nature-based tourism, with the presumption that natural capital is underutilized. This...

Author(s)
Vail, D.; Hultkrantz, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2000, 35, 2, pp 223-242
Abstract

Destination 21 is a new national eco-label for Danish tourism destinations established in 2000. It is intended to help destinations reach sustainable tourism development by working towards a number of national and local sustainability objectives. This paper discusses these objectives in relation...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2001, 56, 1/4, pp 54-56
Abstract

Place, location and locality are examined in the context of the development of tourism in a way that is consistent with the concept of sustainable development. Concepts relating to tourism destination management are discussed in this context and a number of characteristics indicating possible...

Author(s)
Eligh, J.; Welford, R.; Ytterhus, B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2002, 10, 4, pp 223-234
Abstract

This paper reviews some of the literature and guidance provided for tourism businesses concerning the management of the environmental aspects and impacts of their tourist activities. It concentrates on the role of destinations and stakeholders, cooperating and networking to improve environmental...

Author(s)
Welford, R.; Ytterhus, B.
Publisher
Parthenon Publishing Group, Carnforth, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2004, 11, 4, pp 410-422
Abstract

Marine tourism often introduces new interest groups in highly concentrated marine environments. This may cause conflicts and raise new management challenges. However, due to the lack of systematic research on marine tourism it is often difficult to solve conflicts and guide sustainable management....

Author(s)
Borch, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 1, pp 49-57

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