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Ancestral tourism and amateur genealogy are popular phenomena, driving members of diasporas to reconnect with their ancestral roots and discover family histories. Tourism researchers have not yet paid much attention to Scandinavian countries as ancestral destinations. After waves of emigration,...

Author(s)
Mehtiyeva, A.; Prince, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 1, pp 85-103
Abstract

Few papers have examined the effect of oil prices on tourism receipts and the sensitive susceptibility of tourism to oil price changes. Little attention was paid to examining the asymmetrical effect of oil prices on tourism receipts, testing whether the positive innovations in oil prices has the...

Author(s)
Kisswani, K. M.; Zaitouni, M.; Moufakkir, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 4, pp 500-522
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The Arctic is one of the few corners of the Earth where the unique nature has been preserved almost in its original form as well as the traditional way of life of the indigenous people. Therefore, the Arctic region has attracted an increasing number of tourists in recent years. The Arctic territory ...

Author(s)
Shaparov, A. E.; Vladimir, K. M.; Panikar, M. M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2019, 67, 3, pp 299-310
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Historical and current development tendencies of medical tourism in Latvia, economic and geographical accessibility of Latvia for medical tourists, the high acknowledgement by the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism on the potential of Latvia of becoming one of the largest ...

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Grizāne, T.; Jurgelāne, I.; Jankova, L.; Sannikova, A.
Publisher
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Annual 24th International Scientific Conference Proceedings, "Research for rural development 2018", Volume 2, Jelgava, Latvia, 16 - 18 May 2018, 2018, pp 187-194
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This paper examines the migration, lifestyle, and business motivations of international winter tourism entrepreneurs who have moved to a "low-amenity" rural area in northern Sweden. Low-amenity areas are characterised by economic decline, outmigration, and limited tourism development. Based on...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.; Eimermann, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, 2, pp 183-198
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This paper explores the potential in foreign markets for winter tourism in Norway and discusses the influencing factors explaining why foreign tourists visit and revisit Norway on ski vacations. In a decreasing market, it becomes increasingly important to destination managers and marketers to...

Author(s)
Tjørve, E.; Lien, G.; Flognfeldt, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 1, pp 78-102
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In tourism, simplified destination representations are often assumed to be a necessity in order to compete in an international marketplace. Consequently, destination dynamics are regarded as characterised by power struggles over these representations, and power is often seen as lying outside of the ...

Author(s)
Carina, E.; Keskitalo, H.; Schilar, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 4, pp 406-422
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This paper investigates the travel motives of German visitors to Fulufjället National Park (FNP). The park attracts more than one-third international visitors, which is a high proportion compared to other regions in the Scandinavian mountains. Data for this study were derived from a mixed-method...

Author(s)
Garms, M.; Fredman, P.; Mose, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 3, pp 239-258
Abstract

This paper investigates how outdoor recreation demand is reflected in the commercial tourism supply. We bring together the demand and the supply perspectives as well as the domestic and international dimensions, i.e. linking outdoor recreation with nature-based tourism. The data is collected...

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 84-92
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This study estimates the effects of advertising on international tourism demand for the leading Swedish mountain destination Åre. In contrast to previous studies, which primarily focus on tourism demand at a national or sectorial level, this research is conducted at the destination level. The...

Author(s)
Kronenberg, K.; Fuchs, M.; Salman, K.; Lexhagen, M.; Höpken, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 352-374

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