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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

The mass tourism destination is a well-known spatial category for large-scale tourism practices. However, little critical attention has been paid to the construction of the category itself in relation to the spatialities of different social groups. This study scrutinizes the situated spatial...

Author(s)
Vainikka, V. E.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 64-78
Abstract

In Namibia the tourism industry is increasingly used for socioeconomic development. Recent government policies have highlighted the role of community-based tourism in particular, a policy tool that aims to ensure that local communities can participate actively in tourism and have a fairly high...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2010, 27, 5, pp 713-724
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This special issue on tourism in transition economies includes four papers focusing on Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). They cover the impacts of political and structural transformations on tourism, tourism development, and cultural and urban tourism patterns in CEE countries, and the consequences ...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 4, pp 409-544
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The need to understand tourist destinations and their change has grown considerably in past decades, and this has become an especially relevant matter with respect to destinations located in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe, where international tourism and tourists are...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Kask, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 4, pp 452-473
Abstract

As 2015 approaches, debates about the contribution to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs) are growing in momentum. The aim of this review is to interrogate the potential contributions of tourism to the UN MDGs, specifically of poverty alleviation, and of how the relationship...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 1, pp 23-30
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The aim of this paper is to map some of the new developments that have been taking place in Budapest since 1989, in particular focusing on the role that tourism and cultural regeneration have played in transforming old spaces into new places. The redevelopment of former socialist cities is...

Author(s)
Rátz, T.; Smith, M.; Michalkó, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 4, pp 429-451
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Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland is the self-proclaimed 'official home of Santa Claus'. However, in recent years, after several warm and snowless season starts, Christmas tourism businesses have expressed concern about the future of the region's winter tourism industry. This paper examines the...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Hall, C. M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 2, pp 292-317
Abstract

Climate change-related processes have emerged as major issues in tourism development and management, particularly with respect to nature-based tourism, which is seen as especially vulnerable and is the sector of the industry that is the main focus of this study. The aim of the paper is to identify...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Tervo, K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 214-228
Abstract

Recent research has focused on the impacts of environmental change to tourism. In particular, the perceived costs of climate change have been increasingly studied. However, the relationship between costs and benefits resulting from the changing environmental conditions for the industry has been...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Kaján, E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 202-223

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