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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
Abstract

Accurate forecasting of tourism demand is of utmost relevance for the success of tourism businesses. This paper presents a novel approach that extends autoregressive forecasting models by considering travellers' web search behaviour as additional input for predicting tourist arrivals. More...

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Eberle, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2019, 21, 1, pp 45-62
Abstract

The agricultural treadmill describes how technological advances create productivity gains for the benefit of progressive farmers, but where the result is also increased supply, falling prices, economic problems for laggard farmers and thus the need for new achievements in technology. In order to...

Author(s)
Hansen, H. O.
Publisher
Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Heritage & Services Marketing, 2019, 5, 2, pp 20-26
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify the different driving forces in society and trends in outdoor recreation to capture insights and improve understanding of the alternative futures of nature-based recreation and tourism in Finland. Professionals in recreation resources management, sport,...

Author(s)
Neuvonen, M.; Riala, M.; Nummelin, T.; Sievänen, T.; Tuulentie, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2018, 42, 4, pp 365-388
Abstract

Considering the increasing impacts of climate change on nature-based winter tourism, this paper examines the challenges related to assessing the costs of adaptation and the emerging cost-related trends. The survey-based case study was conducted in Finnish Lapland and included 70 local...

Author(s)
Kaján, E.; Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 311-317
Abstract

This article investigates the relationship between technology and narrative in digital guides for tourists in Sweden. The main finding shows that narratives in the guides are based on a naïve view of history. In several instances, content is based on odd stories and speculation. Recent social...

Author(s)
Bohlin, M.; Brandt, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2014, 9, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

The Circumpolar North holds an increasing allure for travellers, combining romantic perceptions of 'wilderness' with a nostalgia for a frontier land far removed from 'civilization' and the maladies of modernity. Following global food tourism trends, the unique attributes of the circumpolar cupboard ...

Author(s)
Barre, S. de la; Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2013, 8, 2/3, pp 213-223
Abstract

More than 70% of reported human Salmonella infections in Norway are infected abroad. The Canary Islands and Thailand are two of the most popular charter tourist destinations for Norwegians. Using surveillance data for the years 1994-2008, and denominator data on travel to the Canary Islands...

Author(s)
Emberland, K. E.; Nygård, K.; Aavitsland, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2012, 140, 9, pp 1655-1662
AbstractFull Text

This issue discusses trends, developments and innovations in entrepreneurial ventures in the tourism industry in various countries. The issue consists of 11 articles. The first article explores the importance of entrepreneurship formation and promotion at university level for tourism students,...

Author(s)
Parra Lopéz, E.; Buhalis, D.; Fyall, A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2009, 7, 3, pp 355-527
Abstract

Second homes have been interpreted as a significant indicator of the development of new patterns of mobility and dwelling in Western countries. However, changes in population distribution, population composition, family structures and tourism preferences pose a reason to challenge the general...

Author(s)
Pitkänen, K.; Vepsäläinen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 1, pp 1-24

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