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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 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 Case Study Iceland: Climate change and tourism sustainability and its effects on Icelandic coastal destinations.

This chapter focuses on Iceland, aiming to encapsulate the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations. It looks at the climate change effects on Iceland, the adaptation and responses to climate change as well as the compensations provided by climate change. Also...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Value creation: a tourism mobilities perspective.

This chapter explores issues relating to value creation and co-creation during the tourism mobilities component of holiday travel. It first suggests a number of factors that influence the value creation process in the tourism mobilities sector. The chapter then decomposes the typical tourist...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for I came to enjoy Iceland and arrived at Thingvellir ('Thingvellir - where am I again?').

This chapter focuses on adventure tourism at Thingvellir National Park in Finland. It reflects on the role of the tourist guide, and offers an assessment of tourists and the impacts on Thingvellir. The future of adventure tourism in Iceland is also explored.

Author(s)
Schaller, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How psychology can stimulate tourist experience studies.

This chapter discusses the ontology, epistemology and methodology appropriate for the study of memorable tourism experiences from a psychological perspective. It also presents examples of two psychological tourism projects from the Social Cognitive Studies in Tourism (SCI-TOUR) group at the...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Doran, R.; Wolff, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergence of experience production systems for mass tourism participation in peripheral regions: evidence from Arctic Scandinavia.

This chapter focuses on services and experience production, with insights into nine family tourism firms in the Norwegian county of Finnmark and in Finnish Lapland. The perspectives of service design and experience production, and the concept of 'coopetition', a term indicating cooperation of...

Author(s)
Fischer, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists' interpretations of a 'Feelgood in Lapland' holiday - a case study.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight the different meanings and components that different people respectively hold and associate with well-being tourism. The chapter is informed by a study that aimed to find out what kind of interpretations customers of a hotel chain formed about a 'Feelgood ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Finnish-Russian border mobility and tourism: localism overruled by geopolitics.

This chapter draws on experience from the border between Finland and the Russian Federation, where interaction and cross-border mobility have reflected political, ideological and sociocultural change. The chapter focuses on cross-border tourism in particular, and shows that tourist flows in both...

Author(s)
Laine, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From winter destination to all-year-round tourism: how focus on service can reduce fluctuation in demand due to seasonality.

This chapter provides an alternative position on building customer interest and longer-term commitment to mountain destinations. This involves commitment to excellence in developing and providing quality customer experiences. It is argued that the commitment to customer service and experience...

Author(s)
Engeset, M. G.; Velvin, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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