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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
Abstract

This chapter analyses second home ownership in the Swedish mountain range. The main objective is to scrutinize the relationship between the second home owners' primary residences and the destination, and its impact on the composition of the second home owner population. The chapter is based on a...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 133-148
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

Climate change-related processes have emerged as major issues in tourism development and management, particularly with respect to nature-based tourism, which is seen as especially vulnerable and is the sector of the industry that is the main focus of this study. The aim of the paper is to identify...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Tervo, K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 214-228
Abstract

Following an overview of climate change and its effects on tourism, this chapter presents examples of how the tourism industry in Norway has adapted to climate change and discusses different ways to strengthen adaptive measures. Three dimensions of climate change adaptation in the case of tourism...

Author(s)
Aall, C.; Høyer, K. G.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and climate change, 2005, pp 209-221
Abstract

This chapter is about the interconnections between changes in means, patterns and levels of human movement on the one hand and changes in tourism on the other hand. With Norway as an example, the historical development of mobility connected to transport is described in relation to the development...

Author(s)
Høyer, K. G.; Aall, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and climate change, 2005, pp 260-272
Abstract

This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 2002 with 60 Germans and 50 Italians to capture the images evoked in potential tourists to Finland by marketing pictures showing a lake landscape. The chapter utilizes the notion of "spirit of place" to describe the potential tourism-marketing value...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 101-118
Abstract

This chapter details the changing historical dimensions of lake tourism in Savonlinna in Finland and connects the representation of the lake (as shown in historical advertising materials) to broader national myths and representations. It is shown that the different types of representations and the...

Author(s)
Pitkänen, K.; Vepsäläinen, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 67-82
Abstract

An important aspect of current international travel and tourism is the degree to which they are becoming embedded as regularized and prescribed parts of the lives of individuals, families, and various organizations. At the individual and family levels, patterns of regularized international mobility ...

Author(s)
Frändberg, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 320-334

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