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Cover for The three stages of tourism.

This chapter starts with an overview of early tourism, where the journey and route were of critical importance. It then discusses: the three essential tools and facilitators of route-focused tourism (tour operators, guides and guidebooks); the emergence of destination-focused tourism since the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Collaboration and leadership as success factors of a ski resort - a multiple case study from Finland.

This chapter investigates stakeholders' perceptions of the factors affecting the success of a destination, in this case the three biggest ski resorts in Finland. The study suggests that effective collaboration and leadership are key facilitators to the success of a destination.

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Alegria, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter sets out to answer the question of how sustainable tourism is in Iceland. First, details are provided concerning the tourism sector in Iceland, focusing on its economic contribution to national prosperity and tourism satisfaction. Next, a brief outline is provided of the general...

Author(s)
Jóhannsdóttir, L.; Cook, D.; Minelgaite, I.
Publisher
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Citation
Development and transformation processes in the tourism industry under the conditions of globalization, 2019, pp 137-150
Abstract

This chapter discusses examples of cultural footprints in the context of cultural tourism in Baltic-Nordic countries. First, the concept of cultural tourism is defined based on legal documents and theoretical studies of the case study countries. The cultural tourism situation and the most popular ...

Author(s)
Spiriajevas, E.; Lūsēna-Ezera, I.; Sooväli-Sepping, H.; Budrytė-Ausiejienė, L.; Grospina, I.
Publisher
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Citation
Development and transformation processes in the tourism industry under the conditions of globalization, 2019, pp 71-95

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