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Cover for Winter visitors' perceptions in popular nature destinations in Iceland.

This chapter provides an examination of tourist perception of crowding and satisfaction in seven popular nature destinations in the south and south-west of Iceland. The chapter concludes with a discussion regarding the future of winter tourism in Iceland.

Author(s)
Sæþpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy, planning and governance in ecotourism.

This chapter charts some of the key elements in ecotourism policy and planning in Scandinavia. It describes (i) ecotourism as a policy field, (ii) the institutional arrangements that surround ecotourism, and (iii) the role of governance in ecotourism planning and management.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter details the changing historical dimensions of lake tourism in Savonlinna in Finland and connects the representation of the lake (as shown in historical advertising materials) to broader national myths and representations. It is shown that the different types of representations and the...

Author(s)
Pitkänen, K.; Vepsäläinen, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 67-82
Abstract

This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 2002 with 60 Germans and 50 Italians to capture the images evoked in potential tourists to Finland by marketing pictures showing a lake landscape. The chapter utilizes the notion of "spirit of place" to describe the potential tourism-marketing value...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 101-118
Abstract

This chapter is about the interconnections between changes in means, patterns and levels of human movement on the one hand and changes in tourism on the other hand. With Norway as an example, the historical development of mobility connected to transport is described in relation to the development...

Author(s)
Høyer, K. G.; Aall, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and climate change, 2005, pp 260-272
Abstract

Following an overview of climate change and its effects on tourism, this chapter presents examples of how the tourism industry in Norway has adapted to climate change and discusses different ways to strengthen adaptive measures. Three dimensions of climate change adaptation in the case of tourism...

Author(s)
Aall, C.; Høyer, K. G.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and climate change, 2005, pp 209-221
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

This chapter discusses present, central and often competitive ideas of wilderness and the underlying social processes and value systems constructing them in a northern Finnish context. Developing nature tourism as the 'latest' significant transformation factor of the Northern environment is at the...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 36-49
Abstract

This chapter analyses second home ownership in the Swedish mountain range. The main objective is to scrutinize the relationship between the second home owners' primary residences and the destination, and its impact on the composition of the second home owner population. The chapter is based on a...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 133-148
Abstract

This chapter examines vacation residence (in second homes) as a form of living that presupposes both mobility and a desire for place attachment. For the purpose of this chapter, the vacation resident is seen as a category between the tourist (the mobile) and the permanent resident (usually place...

Author(s)
Aronsson, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, mobility and second homes: between elite landscape and common ground, 2004, pp 75-86

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