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Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cooperation in enhancing innovation in nature-based tourism services.

Nature-based tourism is a rapidly growing industry sector providing new sources of livelihood for rural areas to diversify the traditional economies. Although innovativeness is an important element in the competitiveness of companies, the level of innovations in nature tourism and recreation...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Weiss, G.; Sarvašová, Z.; Feliciano, D.; Nastase, C.; Prede, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose - This study seeks to investigate the image that tourists visiting Iceland in the summer months have of Iceland as a tourist destination, and whether the positioning of Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland together as one area in tourist markets is possible or feasible....

Author(s)
Gudlaugsson, T.; Magnússon, G.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 2, pp 114-123
Abstract

This special issue introduces readers to the role of political ideas in future tourism. Topics addressed by the six papers are as follows: the link between the prevailing political ideology and the management of tourism in various countries/regions (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Scandinavia, Russia, USA,...

Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2016, 2, 2, pp 107-195
Abstract

This special issue aims to introduce the academic and professional community to examples of valuing public goods in tourism, and brings together 6 papers on this topic. The papers cover: the use of economic valuation to guide the management of outdoor recreation resources (national parks), with an...

Author(s)
Kriström, B.; Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 103-184
Abstract

Hunting is a rural activity and attempts to influence it are often framed, in northern Europe, in terms of 'urban elites' seeking to impose their will on 'rural' cultures. Hunting cultures are the subject of this paper, but instead of focusing on their relationship with conservation, as most...

Author(s)
Watts, D.; Matilainen, A.; Kurki, S. P.; Keskinarkaus, S.; Hunter, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, 54, pp 255-265
Abstract

This special issue examines the socio-cultural, environmental, developmental and technological dimensions of festivals and events. This issue consists of nine articles. The first article examines a comprehensive research agenda for key festivals in Edinburgh, based on published articles, existing...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Robertson, M.; Ali-Knight, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 1-98
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Cover for Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s).

This chapter traces out the sets of practices that effect the creation of masculine subjects and objects in two tourist settings. It is argued that embodied performances in heritage tourist settings help to concretize and stabilize certain male identities. The Highland Games of Scotland and Viking ...

Author(s)
Knox, D.; Hannam, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

This paper considers the imagery of Denmark held by visitors to Danish fine arts exhibitions in Scotland, UK. Quantitative and qualitative data were gathered from a sample of 400 and 380 visitors to the Flora Danica and the Two Centuries of Art and Craft in Denmark exhibitions respectively. It is...

Author(s)
Andersen, V.; Prentice, R.; Guerin, S.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1997, 18, 7, pp 453-464

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