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This article reports the findings of a case study focusing on the role of climate change at the tourism destination level development and planning in a Finnish context. While the emergence of climate change in tourism is becoming more evident in strategies and development papers, the considerations ...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2011, 8, 4, pp 399-414
Abstract

This chapter introduces the key issues of adaptation and climate change in subtropical areas in relation to tourism industry - relatively little studies area of tourism. The chapter analyses climate change-related adaptation and other mechanisms in a Finnish, and wider Northern European, context....

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Polar tourism: human, environmental and governance dimensions, 2011, pp 221-235
Abstract

Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland is the self-proclaimed 'official home of Santa Claus'. However, in recent years, after several warm and snowless season starts, Christmas tourism businesses have expressed concern about the future of the region's winter tourism industry. This paper examines the...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Hall, C. M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 2, pp 292-317
Abstract

The major part of the attractiveness of Nordic tourism relies on natural resources and features such as the landscape, the flora, the fauna and the four seasons. Lately, it has been predicted that climate change will alter these preconditions of nature-based tourism destinations, which may have...

Author(s)
Lépy, É.; Heikkinen, H. I.; Karjalainen, T. P.; Tervo-Kankare, K.; Kauppila, P.; Suopajärvi, T.; Ponnikas, J.; Siikamäki, P.; Rautio, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 41-59
Abstract

Considering the increasing impacts of climate change on nature-based winter tourism, this paper examines the challenges related to assessing the costs of adaptation and the emerging cost-related trends. The survey-based case study was conducted in Finnish Lapland and included 70 local...

Author(s)
Kaján, E.; Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 311-317
Abstract

Recent research has focused on the impacts of environmental change to tourism. In particular, the perceived costs of climate change have been increasingly studied. However, the relationship between costs and benefits resulting from the changing environmental conditions for the industry has been...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Kaján, E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 202-223