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Community-based tourism development typically assumes co-operation between different stakeholder groups at the local level, and thus combines different types of knowledge. However, this does not imply that a consensus exists between the stakeholders in the first place. In this article, we present ...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Suutari, T.; Lähdesmäki, M.; Koski, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 284-296
Abstract

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
Abstract

Tourism is considered to be a major tool worldwide, instrumental in economic development, employment generation, poverty alleviation and international understanding. India is slowly and steadily registering its presence in the global arena, especially in the Asia and Pacific Region in the Tourism...

Author(s)
Bivek Datta; Manohar Sajnani; Joby Thomas
Publisher
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Citation
International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, 2018, 6, 2, pp 79-84
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this study is to examine cruise destination branding as a new resource for a region to promote an area as a differentiated cruise destination. The authors specifically study how the perceived brand awareness of a destination moderates the relation between cruisers' motivation...

Author(s)
Lemmetyinen, A.; Dimitrovski, D.; Nieminen, L.; Pohjola, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 4, pp 245-286
Abstract

The purpose of the study is to test if the model of a sustainable wellness destination developed by Sheldon and Park, adapted from Ritchie and Crouch, could be used while defining the Savonlinna town in Eastern Finland in the context of well-being/wellness tourism. The data for this article are...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.; Honkanen, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 4, pp 355-367
Abstract

This study estimates the effects of advertising on international tourism demand for the leading Swedish mountain destination Ǻre. In contrast to previous studies, which primarily focus on tourism demand at a national or sectorial level, this research is conducted at the destination level. The...

Author(s)
Kronenberg, K.; Fuchs, M.; Salman, K.; Lexhagen, M.; Höpken, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 352-374
Abstract

In tourism studies, it has been widely recognized that resort-oriented tourism development creates challenges for regional development, mainly due to its enclave nature and lack of regional economic linkages. However, there have been relatively few studies on the destination-scale cooperative...

Author(s)
Kulusjärvi, O.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 3-17
Abstract

The recent tourism development plans for nature-based tourism destinations have raised concerns about how sustainable land use targets can be achieved. In Lapland, Northern Finland, the aim is to double the annual visitor rates by 2020 by boosting construction, which may threaten the quality of the ...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Uusitalo, M.; Silvennoinen, H.; Hasu, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2014, 122, pp 1-15
Abstract

The six articles in this special section examine the numerous ways in which changes in the natural environment impact tourism, and how the tourism industry is responding and adapting to such changes. Several articles explore changes in the natural environment that are occurring as a result of...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 193-330
Abstract

This special issue explores the role of European policies in Nordic tourism development focusing on two issues in particular: direct impact of doing EU policies aiming to promote tourism development; indirect impact of non-touristic policies on tourism development. The issue consists of four...

Author(s)
Halkier, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 2, pp 89-172

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