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The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394
Abstract

This paper discusses important policy and management implications of tourism as a mixed industry in which public, not-for-profit, and private organisations such as festivals both compete and collaborate in creating the tourist product. To illustrate, four samples of festivals from the UK,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 847-856
Abstract

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
Abstract

The 11 articles in this collection address key issues around the political ecology of tourism in an era of anthropogenic environmental change. They build on emerging work that brings a political ecology lens to tourism, pushing this agenda forward by integrating the roles played by conceptual...

Author(s)
Mostafanezhad, M.; Norum, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 4, pp 421-607
Abstract

The six articles and the critical commentary in this issue offer critical perspectives on the nexus between adventure, tourism and outdoor recreation. They examine: the definition of adventure tourism; the benefit of serious leisure knowledge to the adventure tourism industry; adventure recreation...

Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2018, 21, 5, pp 531-630
Abstract

This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347
Abstract

Encouraging positive public behaviour change has been touted as a pathway for mitigating the climate impacts of air travel. There is, however, growing evidence that two gaps, one between attitudes and behaviour, and the other between practices of "home" and "away", pose significant barriers to...

Author(s)
Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Reis, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 982-998

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