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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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Cover for Tourism certification in Scandinavia.

Different labels found within Scandinavian tourism are presented and evaluated with respect to aspects such as scope, purpose and sustainability. These labels include: Bo på Lantgård (Stay on a Farm); Godkänd Gård för Hästturism (Certified Horse Farm); Det Naturliga Fisket (Natural Fishing);...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hunting tourism as ecotourism: conflicts and opportunities.

This chapter describes moose hunting in Locknevi, Sweden, and explores the economic, sociocultural, and ecological aspects of hunting tourism, particularly from the local hunters' perspective. It is concluded that hunting tourism has a potential to fulfil the principles of ecotourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdotter, Y.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor?

This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes.

This chapter summarizes findings from three associated studies of visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The first two studies provide a holistic view, using national samples to examine current tourism patterns and recent trends in the Swedish mountain region. The third study focuses on a...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism in Denmark.

This chapter first describes tourism in Denmark and how ecotourism is related to this in a cultural landscape context. Secondly, it describes how some of the key criteria of ecotourism are integrated into tourism but without being characterized as ecotourism. These include linkages between tourism...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter