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Prior studies have recognized the importance of events in destination branding, but the focus has been on the roles of mega-events or sport events, while smaller cultural and freetime events have received far less attention. The stakeholder involvement in destination branding has also been...

Author(s)
Mikkonen, J.; Lahovuo, I.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2020, 24, 2/3, pp 375-387
Abstract

Islands have long been romanticized for their potential to facilitate the kind of escape from globalization increasingly sought by neolocalism-driven consumers, and are thus uniquely positioned to emphasize their distinctive environment and culture through a holistic destination brand that targets...

Author(s)
Henry, M. J. W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2020, 4, 3, pp 157-173
Abstract

The quality of any economic impact assessment largely depends on the adequacy of the input variables and chosen assumptions. This article presents a direct economic impact assessment of a music festival hosted in Norway and sensitivity analyses of two study design assumptions: estimated number of...

Author(s)
Oklevik, O.; Kwiatkowski, G.; Nytun, M. K.; Maristuen, H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2020, 24, 1, pp 47-56
Abstract

Asia, particularly China, has become an attractive market that receives much attention in the Norwegian tourism industry. This raises relevant questions about the sustainability of the Chinese tourism boom. If the Norwegian tourism industry increasingly targets this rapidly growing market with...

Author(s)
Xie JingHua; Tveterås, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 2, pp 110-125
Abstract

This special issue responds to the need to investigate the complex links between sex and leisure and their implications for research and practice. The focus is on analyzing the complexity of sex as leisure in various socio-cultural and geographical contexts while focusing on pressing sexual issues...

Author(s)
Berdychevsky, L.; Carr, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2020, 42, 3/4, pp 255-410
Abstract

Based on media content analysis this study examines 213 land-use conflicts in Danish coastal tourism to understand the formats of land-use struggles and the methods used to manifest discontent. It contributes to emerging, but still under-investigated risks of overtourism and spatial degradation and ...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2020, 94,
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In the Nordic countries, agricultural co-operatives were important when family farmers organised to get access to the quickly developing markets during industrialisation in the late 1800s and early 1900s. These co-operatives were organised both as credit, insurance, processing and marketing...

Author(s)
Almås, R.; Bye, V.
Publisher
Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC40), Toronto, Canada
Citation
International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 2020, 26, 1, pp 26-47
Abstract

Over half of the annual guests at Swedish hotels are supplied by the corporate sector. These guests are made up of individuals who travel for meetings, conferences, or presentations as a part of their job. Access to meals while travelling is essential and introduces added complexity to business...

Author(s)
Sundqvist, J.; Walter, U.; Hörnell, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2020, 4, 2, pp 53-66
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to discuss the external and internal factors that support or challenge a possible transformation of Arctic Sweden into a major ski destination under a changing climate. Design/methodology/approach - The paper questions future availability of the physical and...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Saarinen, J.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 1, pp 91-101
Abstract

Purpose - Stakeholders have divergent views concerning sustainability in the development of tourism in Ylläs. The danger of these differences is that it can result into a conflict that could jeopardize the fragile ecosystem and livelihood of the locals. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to...

Author(s)
Cornelisse, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 1, pp 40-56

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