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This special issue (consisting of eight papers) looks at the interplay between innovation processes in tourism enterprises and organizations, and the wider governance contexts in which they take place. In particular, taken together, the papers would seem to suggest the importance of understanding...

Author(s)
Halkier, H.; Kozak, M.; Svensson, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1547-1692
Abstract

Today many regions in the industrialized world have to deal with a transformation from traditional industry such as agriculture or manufacturing to service-oriented production such as tourism. Nevertheless, few studies highlight the possibilities and limitations of inter-sectoral knowledge sharing...

Author(s)
Larsson, A.; Lindström, K. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1551-1568
Abstract

This article describes and analyses the process in which the establishment of a Christmas market led to an attempt to establish a regional destination brand named "Delightful Christmas". Our focus is on the network dynamics of the process, in particular its multi-project network characteristics....

Author(s)
Gustafsson, E.; Larson, M.; Svensson, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1569-1586
Abstract

The current paper addresses the possible role of second-home owners as competence brokers in terms of rural entrepreneurship and innovation. Empirically, the paper draws on a case study of second-home owners from two municipalities in Telemark, one of the regions with the highest densities of...

Author(s)
Nordbø, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1641-1658
Abstract

For more than a decade, tourist destinations in Denmark have experienced decreasing market shares and numbers of international visitors in comparison with the early 1990s. Despite this stagnation, destination development initiatives and national tourism policies have continued largely unaltered,...

Author(s)
Halkier, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1659-1670
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of the paper is to study how the local stakeholders of three different tourism destinations consider who is responsible for the development of a tourism destination (if identifiable) and why. Design/methodology/approach - This study takes a multiple case study approach. Three...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.; Konu, H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2014, 69, 3, pp 202-215
Abstract

Purpose - The paper aims to illuminate the discrepancy between the need for knowledge as found in prior research and the requirements formulated by those taking part in destination development. The results are intended to contribute to further research on the role of knowledge in destination...

Author(s)
Ǻberg, K. G.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2014, 69, 3, pp 229-243