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Historically, immigration to Western countries has been an urban phenomenon, but in recent decades, larger immigrant populations have also arrived in rural destinations. In this paper, we address the dynamics of inbound flows and geographical distribution of labour migrants within rural regions:...

Author(s)
Rye, J. F.; Slettebak, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2020, 75, pp 125-131
Abstract

This article focuses on how the Finnmark Race in Norway, identified by a key moment and four other post moments, shaped by their occurrence, creating new pathways for sport, place and tourism development. The dogsledding race has influenced tourism development and has helped create new tourist...

Author(s)
Jæger, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2020, 23, 1, pp 40-55
Abstract

Over the last decade, there has been noticeable rise in popularity of all-inclusive holidays. This growth has coincided with the propensity in many destinations to develop tourism enclaves, which can either be purpose-built gated resorts physically isolated from their surrounding community or...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Ioannides, D.; Zampoukos, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 5, pp 766-784
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Finnish-Russian border mobility and tourism: localism overruled by geopolitics.

This chapter draws on experience from the border between Finland and the Russian Federation, where interaction and cross-border mobility have reflected political, ideological and sociocultural change. The chapter focuses on cross-border tourism in particular, and shows that tourist flows in both...

Author(s)
Laine, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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The application of the hands-on activity strategy is essential in the interpretation of geological and geomorphological heritage in the context of changing expectations of tourists, as well as in relation to the necessity to create unconventional products using traditional resources in an...

Author(s)
Brzezińska-Wójcik, T.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2015, No.1, pp 169-193
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In this paper we take departure from an ontological understanding of the new mobilities paradigm for exploring the emergence of a peripheral tourism destination. The Strandir region is a sparsely populated and remote area in North-Western Iceland, where tourism has become an increasingly important...

Author(s)
Lund, K. A.; Jóhannesson, G. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 441-459
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This paper presents the extant literature on evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and tourism studies and briefly reviews what has been produced thus far. There are two main areas addressed: path dependence (and how to break from a path) and co-evolution (of tourism paths within a given region and ...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 540-545
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how previous experience and location of entrepreneurs influence the survival of new tourism firms. The paper departs from recent evolutionary economic geography advancements, highlighting the importance of routines and skills as well as location-specific...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.; Eriksson, R. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 125-144
Abstract

The presented argument comes from a frustration with the instrumental and de-contextualized view of tourism as a force of spatial change. Consequently, this article empirically illustrates the place-making agency of tourism by engaging with the mundane practicalities of producing geographical...

Author(s)
Hultman, J.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 547-570

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