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This chapter presents an overview of new trends in cruise tourism and addresses the question of whether there will be a change in the concept of cruise tourism so that it will better meet the needs of more postmodern tourists. The chapter focuses upon how the Norwegian Coastal Express...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
Abstract

Ronström's tradition/heritage dichotomy is used to explore issues of cultural inheritance in the Danish island of Ærø. The 2006 publication of Carsten Jensen's best-selling historical novel We, the Drowned turned the Baltic Sea village of Marstal into Denmark's best-known maritime community....

Author(s)
Grydehøj, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2012, 7, 2, pp 113-126
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Tourism has become an important sector for many rural areas in Sweden. For the island Öland tourism is an important economic niche and along with agriculture, the backbone of the local economy. Island tourism systems can however, be vulnerable to environmental change. Algae blooms have repeatedly...

Author(s)
Foghagen, C.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 7, pp 79-91
Abstract

The natural environment is an important element in destination choice. Regional environmental change and extreme environmental events including outbreaks of species perceived as disturbing to tourists or diminishing perceived environmental quality should consequently affect tourism. However, few...

Author(s)
Nilsson, J. H.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 32-44
Abstract

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) Biosphere Reserves aim to be flagships of sustainable landscapes. Many of them are important locations for tourism and leisure activities. We explored the perceptions of short-term visitors and summer residents on...

Author(s)
Viirret, E.; Raatikainen, K. J.; Fagerholm, N.; Käyhkö, N.; Vihervaara, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 2, pp 421
Abstract

Recreational fishing is an important activity that delivers substantial social and economic values. Proper management of recreational fisheries relies on information about resource use and associated values by different fishers, but such information is rare, particularly for open access fisheries....

Author(s)
Blicharska, M.; Rönnbäck, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Fisheries Research, 2018, 204, pp 380-389
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In Sweden camping tourism holds the position as one of the largest niches within the tourism accommodation sector. The camping sector represents more than 17 million or 35% of commercial overnight stays in total. On the island of Öland which is located in Kalmar county, and in Kalmar county itself...

Author(s)
Foghagen, C.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2011, 59, 4, pp 411-426
Abstract

The Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea has been known as a tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) natural focus for more than 60 years. TBE in humans is diagnosed on a regular basis either in inhabitants or tourists of the island. Other areas in Denmark have been suggested as possible risk areas of ...

Author(s)
Andersen, N. S.; Bestehorn, M.; Chitimia-Dobler, L.; Kolmos, H. J.; Jensen, P. M.; Dobler, G.; Skarphédinsson, S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 3, pp 533-539
Abstract

Increasing pollution of the Baltic Sea poses a massive problem for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and its inhabitants. In order to sustainably improve the environmental quality of the BSR, the implementation of adequate good practices is urgently required. Within the framework of the Eco-Region...

Author(s)
Schick, J.; Haneklaus, S.; Schnug, E.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Journal für Kulturpflanzen, 2012, 64, 1, pp 20-28
Abstract

Drawing from a large database of visitors to an island destination (Bornholm) in the Baltic Sea, this study employed a flexibility approach to identifying the destination's most valuable visitor segments as well as the destination's relative ability to satisfy each of them. Results of a series of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Crotts, J. C.; Mykletun, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 493-500

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