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The paper studies monthly accommodation data for visitors from five countries: the USA, Germany (formerly West Germany), Norway, Denmark and Finland, to Sweden in the period 1978-93. The focus is on the dynamic response of guest-night numbers to changes in the relative destination price level,...

Author(s)
Hultkrantz, L.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1995, 1, 4, pp 357-374
Abstract

Two tourist destination areas: northern Canada (north of the Canadian ecumene) and the Scandinavian tourist periphery (the less inhabited areas north and northwest of the major settlement zone in Sweden), are compared with emphasis on the tourist resources composition, market access and transport...

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 43-61
Abstract

This chapter describes the nature and extent of tourism on Svalbard archipelago, situated about 1000km north of the Norwegian mainland, with an emphasis on the tourist experience itself. General statistics will be complemented by the results of preliminary investigation carried out among visitors...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 73-84
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This article considers the current status of Finland as a tourist destination. It contends that as a result of increasing interest in unspoilt environments, and for a variety of other economic reasons, Finland has become an important destination for tourists. A border survey carried out on behalf...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1995, No. 2, pp 5-24
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Using primary Danish statistics and a comprehensive Danish input-output table, this study estimates that a total of 63 500 persons were employed in Denmark in 1991 as a result of tourism. This includes job creation resulting from tourist stays at destinations in Denmark. Separate calculations are...

Author(s)
Hansen, C.; Jensen, S.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1996, 2, 4, pp 283-302
Abstract

Forecasts of tourism imports and exports for the period 1993-2005 are presented. Forecasts are presented for both the slow growth and the fast growth scenarios in terms of the average percentage growth rate per year over the period in real tourism imports and exports for all 18 generating/...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 4, pp 891-907
Abstract

This report presents development theories which explain the major affects on tourism patterns of the staging of three Winter Olympic Games: Calgary, Canada (1988); Albertville, France (1992); and Lillehammer, Norway (1994). The international comparisons suggest that impact on tourism from such...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Western Norway Research Institute (Vestlandsforsking), Sogndal, Norway
Citation
Impacts on tourism from mega-events: the case of Winter Olympic Games., 1996, pp 57 pp.
Abstract

This thesis is based on 6 papers (included as an appendix) published in or submitted to various journals. The thesis deals with the benefits of forest environmental commodities, as estimated by the Contingent Valuation Method (CVM), and environmental policy in the presence of such commodities. The...

Author(s)
Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeǻ, Sweden
Citation
Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae - Silvestria, 1997, No. 34, pp 60 pp. + papers i-vi
Abstract

Environmental constraints and regulations are compared in 3 islands; Bornholm (Denmark), the Isle of Wight (UK) and Mallorca (Spain). The response of the tourist industry to environmental regulation or lack of regulations and the business initiatives in reaction to their regulations are then...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1998, 4, 1, pp 17-30
Abstract

This paper presents estimates of income and price elasticities for the six most important nationalities visiting Denmark as tourists. The estimates are based on two different measures of the Danish tourism revenue: the number of nights spent and the currency exchange statistics. The explanatory...

Author(s)
Jensen, T. C.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 2, pp 101-130

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