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This special issue on tourism and the Sámi people of Scandinavia includes 4 papers, covering topics such as Sámi identity in the context of tourism, and the staging of Sámi cultural events.

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. However, the tourist experience of the indigenous heritage is often delimited to staged culture in museums, exhibitions and festivals. In this paper, focus is put on the annual Sámi winter festival in Jokkmokk, Sweden. It is ...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 54-69
Abstract

Indigenous populations are frequently used in tourism promotion and marketing. This is also true for the Sami people in northern Europe. In the area, sometimes called Europe's last wilderness, the Sami and their culture are epitomised as a main asset for a growing tourism industry. Previously this...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Huuva, S. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2009, 8, 2, pp 115-127
Abstract

Regional competitiveness has become a truism for many places today. In line with this "competitive discourse", planners in Umeǻ, Northern Sweden, are seeking to create a "sticky" place where capital and people are attracted by enhancing the cultural sector through the hosting of events. By...

Author(s)
Ǻkerlund, U.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2012, 12, 2, pp 164-180