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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The terms 'sustainability' and 'ecotourism' have become much used in recent years, yet there have been few examinations of how they might apply in practical cases. Kaikoura, a small coastal town (population 3600) on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, has a rapidly developing tourism...

Author(s)
Orams, M. B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2002, 5, 3, pp 338-353
Abstract

Doing ecotourism in national parks offers a wide array of opportunities to help to preserve nature while performing recreational activities. The goal of this study is to analyze the issues related to the levels of satisfaction after engaging in eco-tourism in a national park. The empirical study...

Author(s)
Carvache-Franco, M.; Carvache-Franco, O.; Carvache-Franco, W.; Villagómez-Buele, C.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2020, 28, 1, pp 191-202
Abstract

This study applies a participatory action research (PAR) approach to investigate a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative by a Norwegian destination management organization (DMO). This initiative concerns whale watching and refers to a voluntary code of conduct. The focus is on the...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2019, 18, 2, pp 165-173
Abstract

Data from sighting surveys reveal there are four potential areas for whale watching in Korean waters (Jeju Island, Ulsan, Pohang, and coastal areas in the Yellow Sea). In order to compare potential areas and species for whale watching in Korean waters, I considered (1) rate of sightings per trip;...

Author(s)
Song KyungJun
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2012, 8, 4, pp 199-205
Abstract

This chapter collates data on locations and trends in tourist numbers at pinniped sites in the southern hemisphere, and discusses issues of tourist impacts. It focuses on situations where tourists pay to have wild pinniped viewing experiences in which tour operators advertise the pinnipeds as a...

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R.; Boren, L.; Shaughnessy, P.; Szteren, D.; Mawson, P.; Hückstädt, L.; Hofmeyr, G.; Oosthuizen, H.; Schiavini, A.; Campagna, C.; Berris, M.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism and management issues, 2003, pp 257-276

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